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by IanF
Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: What is the view on the Clinical Associate Psychology Masters?
Replies: 26
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Re: What is the view on the Clinical Associate Psychology Masters?

Dear Maven. Thanks for your comments. My motivation for initiating this thread was to explore the possibility that the training pathway is soon going to be modified, whether we're against it or not. I take Miriam's point that it would be rather 'grandiose' of the universities to believe that they ca...
by IanF
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: What is the view on the Clinical Associate Psychology Masters?
Replies: 26
Views: 2686

Re: What is the view on the Clinical Associate Psychology Masters?

Dear Miriam and Lingua_Franca, Thanks for your comments. I agree that there is a risk of the universities trying to cash-in here, but surely it's better for trainee Associate Psychologists to have their Masters paid for by an NHS Trust (or via the Apprenticeship levy) and to receive a Band 5 salary,...
by IanF
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: What is the view on the Clinical Associate Psychology Masters?
Replies: 26
Views: 2686

Re: What is the view on the Clinical Associate Psychology Masters?

Dear Beluga. Thanks for your thoughtful comments. I should 'declare my interest' here - I'm involved in the delivery of the Exeter MSc programme. The intended role for CAPs in England is to function as Applied Psychologists under the supervision of a Clinical Psychologist, rather than as PWPs. You'r...
by IanF
Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: What is the view on the Clinical Associate Psychology Masters?
Replies: 26
Views: 2686

Re: What is the view on the Clinical Associate Psychology Masters?

Here's the link to the MSc course: http://cedar.exeter.ac.uk/programmes/mcaps/. There's also a new Apprenticeship standard for Associate Psychologists that's being worked on: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/clinical-associate-psychologist/. This looks like the st...
by IanF
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: What is the view on the Clinical Associate Psychology Masters?
Replies: 26
Views: 2686

What is the view on the Clinical Associate Psychology Masters?

I'd be interested in the views of the Forum on the new MSc in Clinical Associate Psychology offered by Exeter University, particularly in relation to its potential as an alternative route to clinical training. What has been the experience in Scotland, for example? Thanks, Ian.