Health Psychology CPD Training Programme
* *ONLINE & HYBRID TRAINING * *
Each training event has a course outline, click on MORE INFO to read about it.
Our training courses provide a high level of flexibility for learning by delivering a key events online with self-directed learning.
For training days that require more practical learning, and to provide you with a choice of learning methods, we have Hybrid training, which is a combination of 50% self-directed online learning and 50% online live workshops led by Sasha Cain, Consultant Health Psychologist. Hybrid training is very cost effective for you as it reduces travel time, costs & accommodation.
To book onto our courses then please go to our Training Shops where you can directly book onto and pay for your course through PayPal. To book training event(s) via workplace credit cards please go to the Training Shop and check out as a guest in PayPal. *Concession prices available for students/trainees on selected package courses.
£55 - SELF-DIRECTED ONLINE TRAINING
£125 - ONLINE MATERIALS + 1 HOUR PERSONAL COACHING
Health Psychologists need to have safe clinical intervention skills to work in practice with individuals and groups. This training provides an overview of the legal, ethical and clinical standards of practice that are required for setting up and delivering effective health psychology assessments, treatment plans and physical health services in practice.
Starting with the basics of ACT, relational frames, Hexaflex and the 6 core processes, this training then moves onto considering integration of ACT into your assessment, formulation and interventions, through use of a clinical case study. The training fits into the components of the "specific therapeutic approaches" section of our knowledge and skills certification.
This online CPD training course gives you all the fundamental information you need to know about conducting Health Psychology consultancy in applied real world practice. The course covers developing a client 'pitch', and its process, contract negotiations and legalities and client relationship management challenges. It discusses differences between research and consultancy skills and their application and the broader psychological competences that are applicable to consultancy practice. Useful references and links are provided for further reading.
Key therapeutic skills for working individually with clients is the focus of this training. Content includes gaining personal awareness, learning the process of therapy sessions, using key communication skills (e.g. questioning techniques) and skills to form a therapeutic alliance. The training provides a valuable basis for attending our training for learning specific therapeutic approaches (e.g CBT).
Motivational interviewing (MI) has been effective in supporting behaviour change e.g. smoking cessation, substance misuse, weight management. This training provides an overview of the MI model and ethos, key skills, techniques and interventions and provides a practical learning opportunity to develop a manualised approach to undertaking MI practice.
CBT has been shown to be highly effective in working with clients that have long term conditions and physical health problems. The evidence is now showing broad impacts of CBT on behaviour change e.g. smoking cessation, substance misuse, weight management and helping clients to adjust and cope with health conditions and treatments. This training provides an overview of the CBT model and ethos, key skills and integrating health psychology into CBT assessments and formulations.
Hybrid Training includes 50% self-directed online learning and 50% live online workshop.
The skills based indepth training covers:
Day 1: Health psychology Assessment (risk & clinical interviewing)
Day 2: Health Psychology Formulation (therapeutic process)
Day 3: Health Psychology Interventions (cognitive and behavioural techniques to change illness and treatment beliefs, adjustment and outcomes)
This 3 day Hybrid CBT training provides an excellent introductory course for Health Psychologists wanting to learn both knowledge and clinical CBT skills applied to both preventative health and long-term conditions client groups. The training package includes the Intro to CBT day and the preventative health and CBT for LTCs events. The package offers a substantial discount on booking the events individually.
Each day consists of 50% self-directed online learning and 50% live online workshop.
Developing Personal Resilience
1/2 day online training
ONLINE TRAINING VIDEO- £30
ONLINE TRAINING VIDEO + 1 HR PERSONAL COACHING- £100
This training develops your personal resilience to support you in your professional and private life. The interactive video provides an overview of challenging life experiences within the context of COVID19, outlining the "stages of psychological adjustment" model. The materials then support you, step-by-step to develop your own strengths based personal resilience model to use in your day to day life. The training provides you with protected time to develop yourself, to take time away from the daily stressors, checking with yourself on how you are coping, reconnecting with your key strengths and planning for how to integrate these into your daily coping strategies.
This small group course is for qualified HPs working in applied practice to explore the challenges of Health Psychology Applied Practice and get input & feedback from Sasha Cain, FBPsS, Consultant HP.
Using debate and discussion with real world case examples to explore and challenge your reasoning, thinking processes and clinical decision making.
Case studies focus on ethical dilemmas, risk assessment and management client cases, treatment based decisions and managing the impact of systems, culture and relationships on your practice. A highly interactive, skilled training to inspire and progress your CPD.