Following on from the Certificate in Systemic Practice (Year 1, Introductory), the Institute offers this 1-year intermediate level course in systemic practice, leading to the award of the Intermediate Certificate in Systemic Practice. It is accredited by the Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice (AFT).
The course is constructed in two different formats from which candidates must choose. They are:
These courses are structured differently, and run on different days, applicants are required to indicate at the point of application which course they wish to attend.
An academic reference from Foundation year tutors as well as a professional reference will be required for all applicants.
If your intention is to pursue your training to MSc level, you must be aware that a prior professional qualification will be a requirement for entry. Please see Prior Professional Qualifications and APEL Policy for further details of MSc entry criteria.
– Courses run twice a month on Wednesdays for a full day (10:00-16:00)
– Each course consists of two units: theory and skills, taught concurrently
– There is an 80% attendance requirement.
Essay of 1,500 words due December (30%)
Essay of 3,500 words due April (70%)
Essay of 3,500 words due in January (50%)
Presentation to small group in June (50%)
Practice log of 60 hours of systemic practice
Minimum of 10 hours of clinical supervision
Porfolio of learning – includes a Reflective journal
Applications Open: mid-March each year Applications Close: 30 June. This is a popular course and early application is advised. Late applicants are advised to contact the training department after the closing date to check availability of places. Selection for the course is made on the basis of the application form. Applicants will not normally be required to attend an interview.
There is nothing I do not love about this course: everything , the reading the learning. Everything is a pleasure to learn and think about.