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Core Clinical Skills Training

Core Clinical Skills.

Below is a list of the Core Clinical Skills training courses we can bring to your own organisation for a fixed all-inclusive fee, no matter where you are. All of the training is accredited by APT (The Association for Psychological Therapies), backed by the weight of over 100,000 professionals having attended APT courses since foundation in 1981.

Leading Structured Groups

Leading Structured Groups.

A 3-day course. (2-day version also available.)

Intensive coaching, practice and feedback in delivering prepared input to groups.

Over its 33 years existence, APT has learned a lot about leading structured groups and this course is designed to impart as much as possible of that knowledge to people who need to run groups themselves. There is relatively much less lecture input on this course than on most APT courses and much more emphasis on role play. Rather like learning to drive a car, you learn more by doing it than by discussing it, so, over the three days every delegate has a chance to (a) run a structured group, (b) be a participant on a structured group and (c) objectively analyse other people running groups. By the end of the course our aim is that firstly you know a lot about running groups, but, more importantly, you are able to do it well: the tutor will spend much more time in coaching than in lecturing.

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Realising Recovery and Social Inclusion

Realising Recovery and Social Inclusion.™

A 3-day course. (2-day version also available.)

Realising just what the Recovery philosophy implies, and making it come true for service users.

Covering: (1) The history and spirit of the Recovery concept and movement. (2) A clear vision of what constitutes the Recovery concept. How to change the quality of day-to-day interactions to alter the person's experience by increasing 'personalisation', choice, and involvement. Having a risk assessment and management system that is in line with this. Increasing opportunities for building a life 'beyond illness'. Truly believing in the person. (3) The 10 essential capabilities to implement the Recovery concept effectively. (4) Measuring and monitoring the changes generated. (5) Developing the system: how to act on the results of your monitoring to generate a permanent positive feedback loop.

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Refocusing the Care Programme Approach

Refocusing the Care Programme Approach (CPA).

A 3-day course.

This is a new course - please contact us for further details.

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Effective Listening Training

Effective Listening.

A 1-day course

This is a new course - please contact us for further details.

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