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Advanced Supervision (PGCert)

Postgraduate Certificate
1 year
Course Type
Next course starts
January 2024

About this course

This certificate in advanced supervision training is designed to support clinicians working in mental health settings. You'll learn to supervise trainee and qualified low intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) staff in mental health support teams.

The course supports clinical supervisors working within mental health settings, supporting children and young people with mental health problems. Our clinical supervision training builds upon your existing expertise and supervisory practice. Typically, prospective students will have previously completed their own mental health training and gained accreditation.

You will gain an understanding of what makes for good supervision and what qualities are needed to become a competent clinical supervisor, incorporating pedagogical methods. Training is provided in two common types of supervision at a low intensity level, and we support trainee supervisor’s to put theory into practice.

Course lead

Mrs Sarah Monk is a trained cognitive behavioural therapist (CBT) specialising in children and young people’s mental health and low intensity working. Sarah has worked in a child and adolescent mental health service and is accredited by the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). Sarah is a qualified CBT supervisor and the programme director of the education mental health practitioner (EMHP) course.

Visit Sarah’s profile page to learn more.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the Course Description Document

The Course Description Document details your course overview, your course structure and how your course is taught and assessed.

Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2022 to 2023. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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