Late Applications being accepted for 6 month Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) skills training 2014
Dr Karen Shannon and Dr Marisol Cavieres are pleased to announce details of their
6 Month Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Skills course for working with Complex Clients in Mental Health or Forensic Settings, for 2014
Late applications are welcomed
For those who are working with clients either individually, within a group, team, ward or prison based setting where you may or may not be providing therapy as part of your role.
Accredited by Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy
This course is a repeating, annual, successful six month long, multi-professional skills training certificate in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) accredited by the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT). It consists of five Theory & Skills training days combined with 35 hours of supervised clinical work, one personal development therapy session (2 hours) and two reflective pieces of writing (2,500 words) on the use of CAT ideas and methods.
Course dates : 5th and 6th June, 18th July, 8th September and 5th November 2014
- The course explores the relational origins of personality difficulties and trauma. It uses collaborative activity-based approaches to a therapeutic relationship by using personal maps, enactments and writing.
- Links between personality disorder, difficulty seeking and using help, offending behaviour and common mental health problems will be explored.
- Participants will need a core mental health profession, have employment in mental health and/or forensic settings, some familiarity with psychological approaches and interest in and aptitude for interpersonal and relational approaches to working with issues of risk and offending.
- Learn to formulate origins, context and triggers to trauma, challenging and risky behaviour.
- Address methods for working relationally and collaboratively with clients and/or in multi-professional teams; understanding and monitoring risk; and developing therapeutic understanding with clients in the context of everyday work.
For information and application forms please access ACAT site on the link below:
For enquiries please contact:
Dr Karen Shannon: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 0151 244 5426
Closing date for applications is 28th February 2014
However Late applications are welcomed – just get in touch