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Working with Children
There are no specific legal requirements for a practitioner to work with children. However we strongly recommend the following.
Appropriate CBT Training
You should have completed a CYP (Children and Young People) CBT training course - some of these can be found within our list of Accredited courses.
Alternatively, you should have completed general CBT training to at least post-graduate diploma level plus additional training to acquire the following -
Accessing Additional Training
We cannot recommend any individual courses or resources to find this training so it will be down to you to look into suitable local or online options. Here are a few signposts to organisations which may offer suitable training, CPD and further advice -
Accreditors and Auditors will expect evidence of any of these recommendations to ensure that you are complying with the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics.
For more information about working with children and young people, we have produced a Good Practice Guide which you can download.