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Dr. Jill Cossar, Lecturer in Clinical
Psychology
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Dr. Neil Millar, Clinical Practice Director
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Clearing House (http://www.leeds.ac.uk/chpccp/)
Form:
(http://www.leeds.ac.uk/chpccp/ApplyHowApplication.h
tml)
Stage 1: Eligibility
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GBC (http://www.bps.org.uk/)
2.1 honours degree
Right to work in the UK without restriction
Satisfactory references
English language proficiency
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Stage 2: Academic/ NHS joint review
Academic strength
 Relevant experience
 Dissemination of research
 Understanding of the professional context
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Double tick
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Stage 3: Interview
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Clinical Panel
Academic Panel, including pre-prepared task
Written task
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Full time or specialist training
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CP1 (Adult Mental Health; Learning Disabilities; Health
Psychology)
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CP2 (Child & Adolescent Mental Health; Older Adults;
Neuropsychology; Forensic Psychology)
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Advanced practice seminars (e.g. Psychodynamic
Psychotherapy; Interpersonal Psychotherapy; Acceptance and
Commitment Therapy; Psychological Approaches to Psychosis;
Cognitive Analytic Therapy; Trauma and Trauma Therapies; CBT
with Children; Perinatal Mental Health).
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CP1 (case conceptualisation & research proposal)
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CP2 (case conceptualisation & research project)
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Thesis & Viva
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http://www.ed.ac.uk/schoolsdepartments/health/clinicalpsychology/studying
MSc in Applied Psychology
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Children and Young People (UoE)
(http://www.ed.ac.uk/schoolsdepartments/health/clinicalpsychology/studying/msc-applied-psychology)
Psychological Therapies in Primary Care (UoS, UoD)
(http://www.dundee.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/
psychological_therapy_primary_care_msc.htm?ad_p
tpc)
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Full time or Specialist training
3 years = 3 years full-time training
4 years = 2 years training and 2 years half-time work/half-time training
Year 1
2
3
4
Placements
1&2
Placements
3&4
Placement 5
Placement 6
Work
Work
5 years = 1 year training and 4 years half-time work/half-time training
Year 1
2
3
4
5
Placements
1&2
Placement 3
Placement 4
Placement 5
Placement 6
Work
Work
Work
Work
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Supervisor Evaluation of Clinical Competence
on each placement
Placement-teaching synchrony
1st year – Adult Mental Health and Learning
Disability
2nd year – Child and Family and Older Adults
3rd year Specialist placements
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Funding (NES)
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Aligned training places
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Accreditation of prior learning
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Based in NHS boards
Placements
Teaching
Demands
Trainee supports
Rewards
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Client contact – complex cases
Supervision – of trainees, Assistant
Psychologists, of other professionals
Service development – innovations - either
clinical or organisational in response to policy
directives or own research/ideas
Training/teaching
Research/audit
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Face to face individual/ family work
Child Protection work e.g. case conference,
Children’s Hearings, Court etc.
Consultation with key stakeholders (e.g. SW,
HV, Education)
Parenting Groups
Teaching e.g. School Inset Days
Trainee Supervision

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