Therapeutic Environments Practitioner Course

Welcome to the homepage of the TherapeutiC Environments Practitioner Course (TCEPT). Please note the name of the course has changed from ‘Therapeutic Communities and therapeutic environments practitioner course’.

The course provides a practitioner level qualification to those working in therapeutic environments, including therapeutic communities, enabling environments (EEs), psychologically informed planned environments (PIPEs), psychologically informed environments (PIEs), inpatient wards, and day services.

The course is now taking applications for October 2019. The application form is available here. Cost is £2000. Funding must be agreed by July 2019. Teaching weekend is 18-20 October 2019.

For candidates for the 2019 intake, the timetable is as follows:

Weekend 1 – theory weekend 1 Oct 2019

Weekend 2 – experiential weekend which can be in March 2020 or Sept 2020

Weekend 3 – theory weekend 2 Oct 2020

Booking and details for LLE at

Any enquiries or to apply, email Sue Pauley at

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