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Making Every Contact Count (MECC) Training Courses

The Association for Psychological Therapies (APT) is a leading provider of training for professionals working in mental health, and offers the following training to support organisations implementing Making Every Contact Count (MECC) programmes. We can bring any of these courses to your place of work and train a group of professionals for a fixed all-inclusive fee, no matter where you are. All of the training is accredited by APT and delegates receive the relevant level of APT-Accreditation.

The below training is of high relevance to MECC
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CBT Essentials

CBT Essentials (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).

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

The UK's favourite introduction to this powerful, evidence-based technique.

Now in its latest form this course has introduced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to thousands of people in the UK ever since 1983. It addresses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in a way that you can use after the course. It covers: the history and meaning of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, conceptualising cases in CBT terms, the format of a standard CBT session, and the most important CBT techniques. All in a way that applies it constantly to practical examples.

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BSFT Essentials

SFT Essentials (Solution-Focused Therapy).

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

An approach to problems that is fundamentally positive and comes as a breath of fresh air to professionals and clients alike.

Another of APT's top courses, this aims to introduce you to the principles of SFT in a way that gives you a firm grasp of them and enables you to use them in a safe and helpful way. You should become at home with the approach which is often seen as a 'breath of fresh air' both to client and professional, looking for and finding effective solutions for problems, rather than being sucked further and further into the problem itself.

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Motivational Interviewing and The Stages of Change

Motivational Interviewing and The Stages of Change.

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

The powerful system for having people acknowledge and do something about their problems.

One of APT's 'big courses' this course aims to introduce you to Miller and Rollnick's Motivational Interviewing and Prochaska and DiClemente's Stages of Change in a systematic way that you can easily apply. One of our most popular courses, it shows how to motivate the unmotivated, give everyone a chance to reflect on their situation and how they want to progress, and help them to achieve and maintain exactly that.

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Bespoke packages.

If your ideal training package isn’t included here (e.g. course length or subject) then do get in touch with us for a bespoke solution.

We may not respond to a standard tender invitation, but we are delighted to talk properly with you to find an ideal solution for you. After all, nobody knows as much as you do about exactly what you need, and we know all there is to know about mental health, so together we can develop the best strategy.

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