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Course overview

The course aims to equip supervisors with a critical awareness of models of clinical supervision, and the competences required to conduct safe and effective supervision with trainee and qualified psychological wellbeing practitioners.


If you have any enquiries about this course, please contact the Department of Psychology using these contact details.

Study Option
  • Parkgate Road Campus, Chester
1 year

Why Study Clinical Supervision: Low Intensity with us?

The Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision: Low Intensity is a rigorous and rewarding supervision training course, which has been benchmarked against:

  • Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) guidance for commissioning supervision training
  • Roth and Pilling supervision competences
  • IAPT Reach Out materials.

You will be provided with:

  • training in the core skills required to deliver (a) Clinical Case Management and (b) Skills Development Supervision, to Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners in line with IAPT national recommendations
  • constructive, accurate feedback on your supervision skills
  • supervision of clinical case management and skills development supervision.

Parkgate Road Campus, Chester

Our historic Parkgate Road Campus in Chester has offered a wide range of courses since opening in 1839. It’s situated only a short walk from the lively city centre, and provides a friendly, secure and supportive environment in which to live and study.

Our on-campus facilities include a Learning Resource Centre, modern lecture theatres, open-access computer facilities, state-of-the-art science/skills/language laboratories, a range of catering outlets, the £2 million Chester Students’ Union centre and CSU bar/club, bookshop, chapel and faith space, cashpoint and launderette.

Because university life is not just about getting a degree, social and leisure activities are an important and long-established part of life at our Chester sites. On-campus sports facilities include a fully equipped sports hall, gym, swimming pool, squash and tennis courts, sprint track, floodlit 3G multi-use pitch and floodlit astroturf pitch.

Most of our student accommodation is also on or near campus. The campus also boasts an abundance of green space, and beautifully kept gardens, which provide you with an exciting environment in which to live and study.

Postgraduate Admissions

Open Days 2017

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Chester Dates

  • Saturday 28th October (MA Art Therapy only)

Warrington Dates

  • Saturday 21st October
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