Taught course

CBT for Children and Young People - Single module

University of Salford · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Supporting Information and Personal statement if applying through NHS North West CPD-Apply Supporting information should include details of your current post and role and previous study at level 5 / 6 Personal statement : please outline the reasons why you wish to undertake this module. Suitable For: Practitioners from across health, social care, education and independent sector, who want to use evidence based cognitive behavioural interventions with children, young people and young adults experiencing emotional or mental health issues.

Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

3 good reasons to study CBT for Children and Young People - Single module at Salford:

  • This course will build your knowledge and skills in evidence based interventions for Children and Young People, experiencing a range of mental health difficulties and disorders, and their families and carers
  • Delivered by subject experts in their field who are engaged in practice & research with children and young people
  • Useful CPD for people already trained in CBT wanting to enhance their skills for working with this age group

Course Summary

This module will provide you with a rigorous theoretical and evidence based introduction to using Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy with children and young people experiencing mental health difficulties or disorder.

It will enable you to further develop cognitive behaviour therapy knowledge and skills for the practical application of working with children, young people and their parents/carers. Supporting you to understand the developmental, clinical, legal and ethical considerations and adaptations required when working with children and young people.

It will enable you to critically discuss and apply the research evidence for use Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy interventions with children, young people, and their carers, within your own working context.

Information for international students

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Fees and funding

Applying for post qualifying Health and Social Care single modules

North West SHA-SLA funded applications

If your Trust is part of the North West SHA-SLA agreement, contact your CPD Lead to agree funding. You must then apply through the NHS CPD Apply system: www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk

Self funded applications

If you are self funding a programme of study or single module, please complete the appropriate application form and send directly to the University.

Qualification and course duration


part time
4 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment70

Course contact details

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