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Certificate in Applied HP Knowledge & Skills

Certificate in Applied HP Knowledge & Skills

This certificate consists of 84 training hours including all of the content of the Certificate 1: Knowledge and Certificate 2: Therapeutic Skills to provide a comprehensive package of introductory knowledge & skills assessment and certification. Plus this package includes 4 hours of personal coaching, linked to the training events in Stage 1 of the Certificate (details below).


This Certificate is appropriate for both trainees and qualified Health Psychologists who have completed their MSc, undertaking their doctorate/stage 2 training to those who are qualified and working in applied practice. This training combines all of the elements of Certificates 1 & 2 above to ensure that you have a high quality knowledge base and validation of your skills. To enroll in this Certificate you will need to have a face to face client placement in place by the time that you start the skills element of the programme.


Components of Assessment:

Stage 1: Knowledge

  • Component 1: Complete all of the following SCPS Consulting foundation training: (inc. in cost)

    • Foundations of Health Psychology Clinical Practice (1 day) - online course +1 hr coaching

    • Introduction to Therapeutic Skills for Health Psychologists (1 day) - online course +1 hr coaching

    • Health Psychology Interventions (3 days) - online course +1 hr coaching

  • Component 2: Complete one of the therapeutic approaches training events: (inc. in cost) +1 hr coaching

    • Introduction to CBT for Health Psychologists (1 day) - online course

    • Introduction to MI for Health Psychologists (1 day) - online course​

  • Component 3: Submit a 3,000 word essay: (inc. in cost)Summarising how the knowledge base from the training will be integrated into your Health Psychology practice.3,000 word essay showing integration of knowledge into your practice & CPD


Stage 2: Skills

  • 6 hours of supervised practice with an SCPS HP (inc. in the certificate cost) & Completed Log.

  • 5,000 word case study report evaluating practice for 1 completed client

  • A 3000 word transcript report.

  • A Practice Log (minimum of 4 clients & logging 36 therapeutic practice)


​On Enrollment, Candidates will receive assessment criteria for completion of each Assessed Component of the Skills Certificate as well as guidelines for Essay, Report and Log structures, to support you in meeting the guidelines. Submissions will be assessed within 60 days of all Components being submitted.

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    SCPS Intellectual Property: The training materials that are provided as part of this course are the copyright and IP of SCPS Consulting LTD. They are for personal use only and not to be copied, shared or distributed in whole or part to another person or organisation without the permission of SCPS.

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