The APT Diploma for Working in Secure Psychiatric and Forensic Settings provides 90 hours of focused training and is from the Association for Psychological Therapies (APT), a leading provider of training for professionals working in mental health and related areas.
It is the only Secure Psychiatric and Forensic Settings Diploma that is APT-accredited and also gives you access to APT’s relevant downloadable resources for use post-course. The course is available for teams and individuals and can be attended face-to-face or online.
The APT Diploma for Working in Secure Psychiatric and Forensic Settings provides 90 hours of training, leading to Level 4 APT accreditation. We bring the training to you for a fixed fee, to ensure you get a supportive group addressing the same material.
The diploma comprizes 15 days of training made up by attending/choosing five of the twelve courses below. Your team/organization chooses the five courses and you then all attend the same five courses:
*Courses marked with an asterisk can be completed 'online anytime'.
To be awarded the diploma, students must also complete an online exam after each course.
If you have already attended one or more of these courses in the last 2 years, then you have an exemption for that subject(s), you don't need to attend the same course again. If you have already attended the equivalent of one or more of these courses from another training-provider in the last 2 years, then again you have an exemption for that subject(s), although you do need to submit evidence of the training and pay a reading fee for APT assessing it.
Please note that the diploma should be completed in not more than 2 years from the date you undertake the first course.
The Diploma can also be awarded by completing the individual courses separately, across 2 years
You will be registered as having attended the course, thereby gaining APT's Diploma for Working in Secure Psychiatric and Forensic Settings, and receive a certificate to this effect and Level 4 accreditation which gains you access to the resources associated with the course.
Your registration lasts indefinitely, and your accreditation to use the resources lasts for 3 years and is renewable by attending a Masterclass top-up day or submitting evidence of continued practice, and your reflections on that practice (to the required level).
Your accreditation is given value by the fact of over 150,000 people having attended APT training. See APT accreditation for full details.
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An engaging and relevant online course that can be started and accessed at any time and completed at your own pace, taking breaks to assimilate and practice the skills as they are introduced.
Total Price: $1,350 USD per person (purchase 5 courses individually at $270 USD per person, per course). The fee covers: 3 years access to the course, certification, registration, and APT Accreditation. Completion guarantee: for attendees who don’t complete for whatever reason, you can transfer the training to other staff members.
APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments the modules for The APT Diploma for working in Secure Psychiatric and Forensic Settings courses have received.
"One of the best presented, organized and thought-out courses I have been on. I speak as a course participant but also as a trainer of 20 years experience."
"Without a doubt the best training course I have ever attended. Thoroughly enjoyable, relevant and helpful for my job role."