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Leading Transformation and Change: Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Services, PG Cert

This Postgraduate Certificate is part of the Department of Health initiative to Improve Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) and aims to provide Managers with the necessary background knowledge and understanding to implement change within their CAMHS service.

University College London (UCL) and King’s College London (KCL) have set up a formal consortium to deliver the London CYP IAPT training (Children and Young Peoples, Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) for further information please visit the CYP MH Workforce Development Website. Courses are delivered to current Managers, Supervisors and Therapists of selected CAMHS services, which have formed a collaborative group for London and the South-East of England.

This course is for CYPMH and Wellbeing leaders and mangers across health, social care, and education within in the NHS, schools, others statutory and third sectors.  The focus of this course is to provide leaders and managers with an effective learning environment and toolkit by which to develop themselves in the leadership role and deliver their service change and transformations objectives. The course will benefit anyone in a leadership role implementing change in CYPMH and Wellbeing provision including:

  • Senior school staff involved in the EMHP and Mental Health Teams in schools,

  • Clinical Leads in NHS CAMHS implementing CYP IAPT and/or the CWP programme

  • Commissioners and Social Care leads who are driving service transformation

  • Managers and Senior Clinicians in CYPMH & Wellbeing charities and third sector organisations

Please click here for the UCL Course Brochure.

Please click here for the KCL Course Brochure.

How do I apply?

Please note applications for these courses can only be made directly from selected CAMHS services. For more information, please contact the Programme Officer.

Further information

For more information about the course, including content, structure, fees, qualifications and to make an application, please visit the UCL webpage.


'It has made me think more thoroughly about all of the elements required to transform a service.CYP IAPT Manager

'I found the course to be very helpful by including systemic skills in management practice.' CYP IAPT Manager