Children and Young Peoples Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP) roles – Inviting Expressions of Interest from Graduates

Are you a recent psychology or social science graduate interested in being trained to work with children and young people with mental difficulties?

The London and South East CYP IAPT learning collaborative are co-ordinating the roll out of the Children’s Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP) programme in children and young peoples mental health services in London and South East England. These roles will include training to deliver brief evidence based interventions in the form of guided self-help for children and young people with mild/moderate anxiety, low mood and behavioural problems.

The second cohort of CWPs have now started their training (May 2018) and we are now taking expressions of interests from individuals who would be keen to join the next cohort which is likely to begin in January 2019. As soon as we have more information about the next cohort, we will provide an update on our website.

If you want to receive more information about the role please complete an expression of interest form here:


5 Responses

  1. I am a qualified counsellor/therapist working with adults, children and young people. I have a postgraduate certificate (level 7) in therapeutic play skills and a postgraduate foundation (level 7) certificate in systemic practice (Bath University).
    I am registering my interest in CWR recruitment.

  2. Karen Laver

    I would like to register my interest. I am an experienced family practitioner with a certificate in therapeutic play and have worked with children from ages 4 to 16.

  3. Louise Slattery

    I am registering my interest as I have 10 years experience of supporting families as a School Home Support Practitioner. Along side this practical experience I have a Psychology Bsc degree and SWiS diploma (support work in schools) and Mental Health Awareness Diploma.

    1. Payal Joshi

      I am a graduate member of BPS. I have 12 years of experience of working in NHS Mental Health with adults and children. I am very keen to get this CWP training to expand my knowledge and awareness in this field.

  4. I am registering my interest, please see my details below:


    1. My Degree : BA Philosophy, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, 110/110 CUM LAUDE
    2. My Master Degree: MPhil in Philosophical Sciences, 110/110 CUM LAUDE
    3. My further Psychology studies at Universita’ di Bergamo: additional 40 credits in Psychology (total credits in Psychology 58).
    4. Certified Course in Existential Analysis ans Logo Therapy at Universita’ Cattolica di Piacenza
    5. Modules of Naturopathy at S.I.M.O Medical School in Milano.
    6. ICF-accredited Course in Holistic Life, Career and Executive coaching.


    1. 1 year part-time volunteer work in Comunita’ Don Guanella – Lecco, Italy (teenagers with anti-social behaviour)
    2. This is my second year as a Psychological Coach, 1-to-1 practice, mainly with adults.
    3. Currently volunteering when needed at London Steiner School in London (from kindergarten to secondary school), assisting the teachers with their drama curriculum or after school club.

    I hope to hear from you soon.
    Many thanks.
    Kind regards.

    Manuela Maletta

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