LPA NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL STANDARDS ENSURING CONSISTENT measurement of our academy's Course Core Competencies

Academy course core competency's

1. CORE KNOWLEDGE - This module explores the theoretical and practical basis of your chosen coaching modality in modern psychology.

TOPICS INCLUDE – This is a multi modality - multi certification training which means we certify a number of different coaching modalities all within the same course.

The number of modalities covered depends upon the level of program you are taking. E.G Whether it is a introduction, foundation, practitioner or mastery level course.

This will give you a powerful range of skills, a competitive edge commercially and most importantly the ability to achieve great results with your clients. The basic principles of clinical and applied psychology are also discussed including the significance of particular clients and client programs.

The modules include an overview of the history, psychological research, skill sets and methodologies in your chosen modality. Our Wellness modules cover nutritional medicine and practice, health coaching, behavioural science, health testing, human givens psychology, the hierarchy of human values and needs driven psychological approaches. Mental health modules include health testing, the role of medication, stress management, emotional resilience, behavioural change interventions.

2.CLINICAL APPLICATION - This module explores the clinical application, treatment, outcome focused client approaches, interventions, client programs and behaviour change solutions within your chosen modality.

TOPICS INCLUDE – Integrative multi psychological approaches, multi certification training modules, cognitive theories of learning, the client journey, managing the therapeutic relationship, client consultation programs and processes, the client contract, gaining client trust and confidence, clinic operational programs, psychology in application, theory and practice psychology in practice, the professional practitioner principles and theory multi modality modules.

3.CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – Maintaining your skills and keeping your knowledge up to date.

TOPICS INCLUDE – What is CPD, impact, benefit, action, structured post course CPD plans, extensive post course CPD modules, ongoing student support program, long term student mentoring, life time access to modules, support student groups, expert social media groups, free training days, face to face practice groups.

4.COMPLIANCE GOVERNANCE AND RISK – Industry protection of the public and practitioner.

TOPICS INCLUDE - Voluntary regulation, statutory regulation, the role of the PSA, codes of conduct, the role of the ASA, adhering to practitioner proficiencies and regulatory standards, regulatory clinic standards, the role of professional bodies, the practitioners guide to governance and risk, protecting your self and your practice.

5.CAM MARKETPLACE (Complementary and alternative) A complete high level view of the CAM workplace and the roles of the practitioners, therapists, coaches and health specialists that work within it.

TOPICS INCLUDE - Talking therapies and their role today as a medical alternative, joint ventures, competitor analysis, cross referrals, the functional medicine model, benchmarking services and charges, importance of USP’S, clinical SLAS, building meaningful professional relationships, NHS and conventional treatment, CAM marketplace and your role within it.

6.NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL STANDARDS – Ensures our students receive the highest standards of training and achieve the highest levels of proficiency and competency when attending any of our courses.

TOPICS INCLUDE - All of our courses follow the Principles of Good Practice that are underpinned by the UK’S National Occupational Standards (NOS) and describe the ways in which practitioners should demonstrate appropriate levels of competency and best practice across all of their work.

7.CLIENT SATISFACTION – Ensures our students provide the highest level of professional services to all their clients and meet regulatory guidelines and best practice principles.

Modules also provide you with an understanding of how to run an ethical therapeutic practice, and help you in considering the impact of the decisions you make upon your clients, the wider public, your professional organisations and yourself.

TOPICS INCLUDE - The client journey, client service level agreements, the therapeutic relationship, professional ethics and client integrity, managing the client relationship, building long term relationships, client contracting. Importance of client feedback, getting great results with your clients, practitioner code of conduct, the complaints procedure, the client contract.

8. ONGOING SUPERVISION – The merits, benefits, importance and seeking out an appropriate supervisor.

TOPICS INCLUDE – The role of the supervisor, benefits of supervision, finding the right supervisor or coach.

9.ONLINE TRAINING – A series of educational and vocational online training courses accessible anywhere in the world. All courses ensure the highest standards of learning, course content, diverse modules in the theory, practice and clinical application of your chosen coaching modality.

Each course contains lectures, video skill sets, downloadable hand outs and work books, course case studies, topic dissertations, course exercises, section assessments and a live face to face assessment process, full graduation and your ACCPH diploma and accreditation.

Our professional practitioner range of courses all include our world renowned CAM COACH Business building modules in how to set up and sustain a successful practice based upon the best selling business book of the same name.

TOPICS INCLUDE - Modern psychology in practice, the professional practitioner principles, theory and clinical application, learning theory and practical application, applying modern psychology to your own life, human givens psychology, multi modality modules, behavioural science, professional ethics client integrity, the client session, managing the client relationship, business set up modules, post course mentoring and support.

10. MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL STRESS – Learning the importance of managing your personal stress, managing your time, avoid overload and understanding the benefits of having your own coach and mentor.

TOPICS INLUDE - Applying the strategies in your own life, learning a blue print for success in the 4 areas of lifestyle, human givens psychology and application, action planning, outcome focused objectives, self analysis of needs beliefs and values, the life plan, eradicating limiting beliefs. The 5 BIG Strategies to change your life.

11. BUSINESS BUILDING – How to set up and sustain a successful. Based upon the best selling business bible for practitioners the CAM COACH

We offer two business building courses based upon our CAM COACH business model for coaches and practitioners. These courses are automatically included in each of our complete professional practitioner mastery courses and can also be purchased alongside any of our other courses

TOPICS INCLUDE - Over 30 lectures, business start up modules, the first 2 years in private practice, how to attract and retain quality clients, regulation, self employed, partnership or limited company, accounting procedures, online and offline marketing, social media, website, SEO and PPC advertising, top tips from the worlds most successful practitioners, business modules for new and existing professional practitioners, setting up your private practice – the right time, full or part time, top tips from the worlds greatest coaches.