Are you a member yet? Membership is open to all and is the first step towards accreditation.
For Provisional Accreditation, you must have met the majority of the Minimum Training Standards (MTS) in a single, post-graduate CBT course.
You can then “top up” some training hours, case studies and supervised practice after your training to meet the MTS -
You must be able to provide evidence that you completed 200 hours of face to face training on CBT skills and theory during your training.
At least 100 of these must have been provided by appropriately trained and qualified CBT trainers within your post-graduate training course.
If you fall short of these hours, the accreditors will accept up to 100 additional training hours from other courses and substantial CPD events provided that -
We use the Core Curriculum [PDF] to assess the content of CBT trainings. Please put together a document which maps your training against the Core Curriculum - you must be able to show that you have had training in all of the main areas. This should be submitted with your application.
If you don't have evidence of having completed four case studies which were assessed during training, you will need to complete additional case studies before you apply for accreditation and provide evidence of their assessment.
The case study marking criteria [PDF]gives guidance on this and who is a suitable assessor.
If you don't have evidence of having completed at least three closely supervised cases during training - including live supervision, please provide evidence of this from your current practice.
Close Supervision Guidelines [PDF]