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PSYC6103 CBT Portfolio

Module Overview

This is a portfolio to evidence all the academic and clinical work carried out during PG training.

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

The aim of this module is for you to evidence the Minimum Training Standards for practitioner accreditation in line with BABCP requirements for Level I or Level II course accreditation.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Evidence of meeting BABCP Minimum Training Standards and eligibility for practitioner accreditation (Level II Diploma - IAPT) Partial evidence of meeting BABCP Minimum Training Standards and eligibility for practitioner accreditation (Level I Diploma)


The handbook gives full details of portfolio contents (PG Diploma Portfolio Front Sheet). We offer two CBT Diplomas, with slightly different portfolio requirements. The handbook gives full information about this, and includes: • Reports from University supervisors (rated as satisfactory) • Reports from NHS practice CBT supervisor rated as satisfactory (for IAPT Diploma in Anxiety and Depression) • Student reflective reports on clinical supervision • Log of supervised clinical practice. For students on the IAPT Diploma the requirement is a minimum of 200 hours. For students on the BABCP Level I accredited Diploma, there is no minimum requirement by the end of the programme, but if you intend on applying for BABCP accreditation you will need to continue to accrue the same number of hours post Diploma • Log of supervision hours. All Diploma students require 35 x University supervision hours. IAPT Diploma students will require 35 x NHS supervision hours in addition • Patient summary sheets for 3 closely supervised clients who have completed treatment (with range of clinical problems). See for definition of close supervision: • Patient summary sheets for 5 additional clients who have completed treatment (IAPT Diploma students only) • 3 formative therapy recordings with marker feedback • 3 summative therapy recordings that reach specified levels of competence on the CTS-R • A minimum of 3 case reports (written or orally presented). IAPT Diploma students require 4 case reports • 2 essays • Evidence of observation of BABCP accredited (or eligible) CBT therapists - minimum of 6 required • Missed session plans for any taught sessions missed

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

You will be given sessions at the univeristy that cover how to write case reports and present case material effectively. Reflective practice is interwoven throughout other modules and particularly in the CBT supervision modules. Teaching and learning methods used across the programme will all contribute to this module, in which you will summarise your learning across your clinical cases through the programme.

Independent Study50
Total study time50


Assessment Strategy

Summative Assessment: - Submission of a CBT PG Diploma portfolio (Pass / Fail only).


MethodPercentage contribution
Portfolio of evidence 100%


MethodPercentage contribution
Portfolio of evidence 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal


Costs associated with this module

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In addition to this, students registered for this module typically also have to pay for:

Tuition Fees

Module Fee (UK/EU)

Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at

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