Dr Cathy McQuaid
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Continuing Professional Development Groups and Training Days

Continuing professional development (CPD) is a requirement for all counsellors and psychotherapists. It is usually requirement for most professionals. 

Online Monthly Supervision Group for Therapists starting in September 2021

This monthly group is for counsellors and psychotherapists who are looking for supervision of their a clinical practice. Therapists of any modality are welcome. The group meets one Friday a month. Each group will be agenda led depending on the needs of those who are present. Cost £60 per session. 

Online TEW Preparation Session

This group meets monthly on a Friday morning. The focus of the group will be on all aspects of the TEW workshop from developing and writing your TPO, to starting or developing your practice as a supervisor and trainer. Each group will be agenda led depending on the needs of those who are present. Cost £50 per session. Dates for 2021 are: 17 September, 8th October, 12th November and 3rd December. Dates for the sessions is 2022 will be decided at the September meeting. 

Online TSTA Exam Preparation Group

This bi-monthly group is for PTSTAs seeking exam preparation. There will be opportunities for supervision of teaching and  supervision of supervision as well as time for discussions to help you pass the Theory, Organisations and Ethics exams. Each session will be agenda led depending on the needs of those who are present. Cost £50 per session. Dates are 2nd October 2021, 4th December, 19th February 2022, 9th April and 25th June. 

Online Professional Development Group for trainers and supervisors. 

This monthly group is meets on one Friday a month for 3.5 hours, the cost is £50 per session. The primary focus is on professional development and growth, rather than on exam preparation. Each session will be agenda led according to the needs and wishes of the participants. To give you an idea some of the agenda topics may include such things as:

  • Supervision on supervision or training
  • Trainer development whether within an training centre setting or freelance
  • Ethical dilemmas
  • Training opportunities
  • The trials and tribulations of running an training centre
  • The wider perspective of training e.g. working with other organizations
  • The use and misuse of power in training
  • Peer support
  • Writing articles, books etc.
  • Anything that relates to the training and supervision.

 

If you're interested in any of these groups please contact Cathy for more details. 

If you are looking for a CPD workshop on a specific topic please do let us know.