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The Caspari Certificate in Therapeutic Teaching

Develop your understanding of the social, emotional and mental health needs of children and young people and the adults working with them.


This course is suitable for teachers, educational psychologists, learning mentors, nurture group practitioners and others working with children.

Entry requirements

Candidates must have experience of working in an educational setting (or be willing to gain this) and be educated to degree level (level 6)


Personal suitability 

Application process

1. Application form - return the completed application to

You will be asked to pay a £75 interview fee

2. Interview 

3. Checks -  we will need to see your Enhanced DBS and collect references


Apply now

Please complete the application form below and email it to the Course Director:

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The Caspari Certificate in Therapeutic Teaching 

Course outline

The syllabus for the Certificate in Therapeutic teaching is the same as the first year of the Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychotherapy. 

Students explore children and young people’s emotional, social and mental health needs. Students start to develop therapeutic teaching skills working with children and young people.

The programme covers:

Psychoanalytic thinkers and theories

Attachment theory and therapeutic teaching

Other theoretical concepts in Educational Psychotherapy

Caspari Therapeutic Teaching intervention - a practical intervention

Course fees and additional expenditure

Course Fees: £4397 per annum

One year part-time course

Online Learning 

Thursday evenings: 5:45–9:15pm term time

Course qualification

The Caspari Certificate in Therapeutic Teaching

Further information

For more information please contact

The difference between the 1st year of the Advanced Diploma and the Caspari Certificate in Therapeutic Teaching. 


The main difference between the two courses is that Advanced Diploma students must attend weekly personal psychotherapy sessions in preparation for starting one to one work with children and young people


Additional expenditure

Weekly personal psychotherapy: 1 hour per week, 40 hours per year. Fees vary.

How to Convert  Courses:

If you find you want to change courses please talk to the Course Director who will direct you on how to start the formal process of converting to the Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychotherapy.

Please note all students must undertake one whole year (40 hours)of personal therapy before starting EPT training placements. 

International qualifications

We accept a wide range of international qualifications. Please discuss your qualifications with the Course Director.

If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score (or equivalent English language qualification) of 6.5.

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