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SFT Essentials is a 3-day course from the Association for Psychological Therapies, a leading provider of Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT) training courses in the UK and Ireland. Attend this APT accredited course as an individual, online, or we can bring the course to your organisation, for maximum cost-effectiveness, and up to 15 people can attend. This training can also be completed as part of The APT Diploma in Psychological Therapies.
It is the only SFT training that is APT-accredited and also gives you access to APT’s relevant downloadable resources for use post-course.
Solution-Focused Therapy can seem a refreshingly easy therapy to conduct, and to be the recipient of. This is because many of its techniques capitalise on circuits in the brain that already exist. Utilising these, rather than trying to develop new circuits by discussion and experimentation, often achieves results that are rapid, fundamental, and stable.
This course therefore teaches the principles and practice of Solution-Focused Therapy in a way that delegates can - and will want to - use with their own caseload.
Mainly professionals who see patients 1:1 and want to become acquainted with Solution-Focused Therapy in a way in which they can use it.
You will be registered as having attended the course, thereby gaining APT's Level 1 accreditation, and receive a certificate to this effect. The accreditation gives you access to online resources associated with the course and access to the online exam if you wish to uprate your APT accreditation to Level 2.
Your registration lasts indefinitely, and your accreditation lasts for 3 years and is renewable by sitting an online refresher which also upgrades your accreditation to APT Level 2 if you are successful in the associated online exam.
Your accreditation is given value by the fact of over 100,000 people having attended APT training. See APT accreditation for full details.
Option 1: Live webinar:
This course can be provided as a live webinar for groups. A webinar typically takes slightly less time than the live course on which it is based (because of less group discussion and group exercises) but they are live and pleasingly interactive.
Delegates can be anywhere that is conducive to concentrating, all together or separate, so long as they have access to a computer with a good internet connection.
Exclusive Live Webinars (for groups)
£3,640 plus VAT for a group of up to 15 people.
Option 2: Study the course online:
£180 plus VAT per person.
Suitable for individuals, groups, or whole departments and organisations, this course is available to study online. The online course has accreditation equivalence to the live version and is involving and relevant.
This is a great opportunity to obtain APT-quality professional development at a time that is convenient to you and your organisation. Click here for more information about this online course.
If you are a manager wanting to arrange the online courses for your team or organisation, phone us on 0116 241 8331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Option 3: Bring the course to your organisation:
We bring this 3-day course to your own organisation for a fixed, all-inclusive fee of £4,495 plus VAT and up to 15 people can attend.
To book, call (UK) 0116 241 8331, or click the button:
Option 4: Attend this 3-day course as an individual:
SFT Essentials - £460 plus VAT per person.
12-14 October 2020
2-4 February 2021
Venue: College Court, Knighton Road, Leicester, LE2 3UF. (Leicester is in the centre of England, approximately 1 hour by train from London, Sheffield, and Birmingham.)
The fee covers: tuition, workbook, lunch and refreshments each day, registration on the APT database, and certificate of accreditation/attendance.
To book, call (UK) 0116 241 8331, or click the button:
Option 5: 'Train the Trainer':
If you or a colleague are a senior professional (e.g. consultant psychologist) and have a talent for communication and teaching, then you are welcome to apply to become an APT-accredited tutor. You could then tutor the course - or your chosen modules from it - in your own organisation, under license.
This is not only a highly appropriate use of senior professionals, but it also saves your organisation the tutor-component of the fee (around 50%) each time you run it or your chosen modules.
To see the full benefits of this and to see whether you are eligible, click the button:
We continuously monitor the quality of our training by obtaining feedback on the two key scales of relevance and presentation from every course delegate. Below are the average ratings for the last ten runnings of this course.
Average Presentation rating: 99%
Average Relevance rating: 98%
*These statistics were last updated in November 2019.
APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments the Solution-Focused Therapy course has received.
"An absolutely brilliantly presented course ... I would highly recommend this course to anyone who has client contact. Amazing!"
"This has been the most useful, interesting and relevant course I've been on in the last 26 years. Thank you."
|Course Title||SFT Essentials|
|Accreditation Offered||APT Accreditation Level 1|
|CPD Hours Earned||18|
Onsite Course Venue: Various (at your organisation)
Open Course Venue: College Court Conference Centre
Online Course Venue: APT Distance Learning Classroom
|Access Modes||Onsite, Online, Open|
|Onsite Course||Onsite Course Booking Form|
|Online Course||Online Course Details & Registration|
|Open Course||Open Course Booking Form|
|Upcoming open training dates:||24/03/2020|
|Course Tutor||APT Accredited Tutor|