Normally a minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in a relevant subject (e.g. psychology) and/or a registerable professional qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. medicine, psychology, social work) from a UK university or overseas professional qualification of an equivalent standard. Candidates without a degree, but with a minimum of three years professional experience in a CAMHS (or equivalent) setting together with a relevant professional qualification will also be considered.
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Good.
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Months of entry
The new Postgraduate Certificate in CYP IAPT Management, a Department of Health Initiative, aims to provide managers with the necessary background knowledge and understanding to implement change within their CAMHS service, the practical tools to manage this change effectively and a framework for reflective practice and evaluation of the implementation process.
The programme is based and taught at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, a national charity with a worldwide reputation.
The specific aims for the Postgraduate Certificate in CYP IAPT Management are:
- to extend the delivery of evidence-based practice by training specific members of the clinical team
- to embed processes of outcome evaluation including session monitoring
- to ensure that user participation is central to the implementation process
- to extend development of multi-agency care pathways according to the specific context of each service.
Part-time: 1 year;
Fees and funding
Fee UK/EU Full-time: See fees note (below); Overseas Full-time: See fees note (below); Fees for this programme are available on request from the department.
Qualification and course duration
The programme is delivered at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, and is taught by leading practitioners in the field. The course is made up of 12 formal teaching days spread over the year, and four study days. Teaching is a combination of classes, tutorials, small group workshops, seminars and supervised project work. Assessment is through written assignments, oral assessment and a project report of 5,000-8,000 words.
Course contact details
- +44 (0)20 3370 1214