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The BACP CPD & Events Team research, plan and organise training days, conferences and exhibitions covering a broad spectrum of topics for the interest of those people in the counselling and psychotherapy field. With preferential rates for BACP members, we constantly strive to produce quality training opportunities.

Details of all our current events can be found on this website but for any further information or help with your booking, please don't hesitate to contact us.                                                                                            

Certificate of Proficiency

If you are a current MBACP or individual member of BACP, interested in taking the Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) please visit the CoP webpages: www.bacpregister.org.uk/cop to view available dates and locations.

If you are an accredited member of BACP or have completed a BACP accredited course, you do not need to take the CoP.  Please visit www.bacpregister.org.uk/join to check your eligibility to join the register.  

If you have a query about the CoP please email bacp@bacp.co.uk

Private Practice Conference 'Relationships: Why do we bother?' - London

Taking place in London at the Amba Hotel, Marble Arch on Saturday 24 September 2016, the conference, titled 'Relationships: why do we bother?', will focus on how we work with individuals finding meaning and facing challenges in their personal relationships.

The programme is designed and tailored specifically for therapists working in private practice with individuals, but will also be of interest to those who work with couples.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Mary Morgan - The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships (TCCR)
  • Emmy van Deurzen - Philosopher, existential psychotherapist and principal of the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling.

To view the whole programme, for further information or to book your place click here.   

BACP CYP Conference 'Self and Identity: breaking down barriers to inclusion' - London, 12 November 2016

Self and Identity: Breaking down barriers to inclusion' is the theme of this year’s BACP Children and Young People’s conference, scheduled to take place on Saturday 12 November 2016 in London.

This conference will explore how children and young people’s background and diverse experiences shape their identity and sense of self.

Keynote presentations will be delivered by John McMullen on 'complex trauma in Child Soldiers', and by Mike Shooter titled 'I didn't think you'd be interested in people like me'.

To view the whole programme, for further information or to book your place click here.

Online CPD Webcasts

BACP webcasts are a great way to join with a diverse range of professionals for a shared online event experience as well as gaining low cost access to CPD. All BACP webcasts typically include CPD presentations, dedicated studio discussions, an online chat room during the live webcast and on-demand viewing of recordings for a limited time post event. To book a webcast please visit www.bacp.co.uk/webinar

Online Learning

Our new online CPD packages are a an excellent way to gain access to low cost, quality CPD from the comfort of your home or office. Interested in getting started in private practice? View our CPD packages page www.bacp.co.uk/learning/pilot_platform for information on new online learning available to guide you through preparing for, setting up and marketing your private practice.

'Working with....' days

The ‘Working with…’ series are opportunities for CPD delivered by a range of expert presenters, each on a specific client facing area of practice. The key feature of these one day events is that they are specifically tailored around the theme; offering a programme that flows logically through the topic and offering a range of knowledge and skills to apply to practice.

These events include dynamic and diverse presentations from around six to eight expert presenters, each bringing different professional insights and perspectives to the day. The audience size ranges up to 100 people, and there are opportunities for networking and discussion.

View upcoming ‘Working with…’ days on the events calendar.

Professional Development Days

Are you looking for opportunities to gain CPD? The BACP Professional Development Day programme comprises a number of varied titles being delivered across the UK.

The days have been designed to deliver valuable CPD opportunities with clearly defined learning outcomes that will develop practitioner skills in the specified areas. The days are interactive to enable every delegate to get maximum individual benefit from attending. To achieve this, expert tutors have been selected to deliver each day and numbers at each event are limited to a maximum of 25 delegates.

View a full list of PDD titles.

You can book your place online or contact us.