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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 BABCP minimum training standards and eligibility for practitioner accreditation (PG Dip in CBT for Anxiety and Depression (IAPT)) Partial evidence of BABCP minimum training standards and eligibility for practitioner accreditation (PG Dip in CBT (Level 1))


We offer two CBT Diplomas, with slightly different portfolio requirements. The handbook gives full details (see PG Diploma Portfolio Front Sheet). Requirements include: • Reports from University supervisors - rated satisfactory • Reports from NHS CBT supervisor - rated satisfactory (IAPT students) • Student reflective reports on clinical supervision • Log of supervised clinical practice - for IAPT students the requirement is 200 hours; for Level 1 students there is no minimum requirement, but if you intend to seek accreditation you will need to accrue 200 hours prior to applying to BABCP • Log of University supervision hours - minimum of 35 BABCP hours • Log of NHS supervision hours - minimum of 35 BABCP hours (IAPT students) • Patient summary sheets - minimum of 3 closely supervised patients with a range of presentations (see for definition of close supervision: • Patient summary sheets - minimum of 5 additional patients (IAPT students) • Marker feedback for 3 formative and 3 summative therapy recordings that reach specified levels of competence on the CTS-R - at least three must score at 36 or above • Written or orally presented case reports - minimum of 3 (IAPT students require 4) • Essays - minimum of 2 • Evidence of observation of BABCP accredited (or eligible) CBT therapists - minimum of 6 • Missed session plans for any taught sessions missed

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

You will be given support and guidance on how to complete the Portfolio.

Independent Study140
Total study time150


Assessment Strategy

The PG Diploma CBT Portfolio is assessed as 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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