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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.

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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

Application process

1. Application form - return the completed application to  lynsey@caspari.org.uk

2. Interview - If your application is successful you will be called to interview

3. Checks - if your interview is successful we will need to see evidence of your Enhanced DBS and collect references


Apply now

Please complete the application form below and email it with a brief covering letter to the Course Director: lynsey@caspari.org.uk

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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:

Attachment theory and therapeutic teaching

Other theoretical concepts in Educational Psychotherapy

Caspari Therapeutic Teaching intervention (optional)

Course fees and additional expenditure

Course Fees: £3900 per annum

One year part-time course

Online Learning

Thursday evenings: 6:20–9:00pm (term time only)

Three Saturdays over each academic year

Course qualification

The Caspari Certificate in Therapeutic Teaching

Further information

For more information about the programme, including content, structure and fees or to make an application, please contact the Course Director:  lynsey@caspari.org.uk

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: between £1300 - £2250 per annum

paid directly to your psychotherapist

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 Pscyotherapy.

Please note all students must undertake one whole year 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.

Networking Event

Find out more about our qualifications in Educational Psychotherapy and Therapeutic Teaching.


In this hour and a half you can find out information about our courses and will have the opportunity to ask questions of our Course Director, current students and recently qualified Educational Psychotherapists.

The Caspari Foundation Virtual Open Evenings 2022

Tuesday 18th October 2022

Tuesday 15th November 2022


'A truly unique and supportive group of people with a mutual passion for understanding the emotional and social needs of children'

'This is a huge revelation that has allowed me to have a greater understanding of the issues affecting children.'


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