Other Organisational Roles

External Moderator - Richard Cleminson
The External Moderator’s function is to advise and assist the organisation to develop and maintain their training and accrediting processes.

The Chair of the Ethics Committee - Rachel Densham
The Chair of the Ethics Committee is responsible for conducting investigations and maintaining and reporting upon ethical standards in the practice of CAT.
The Chair of the Panel will provide a report, including, where appropriate, statistics, to the membership of ACAT at each Annual General Meeting, and when required, to UKCP.


ACAT's Administration

ACAT Administration Manager - Susan Van Baars
Tuesdays and Wednesdays susanvanbaars@acat.me.uk

Main responsibilities:
Admin Management and Staffing
ACAT Business Function (insurances, data protection, contracts, DBS checks etc)
AGM 2016 only
ACAT Bespoke Promotional Events – financial arrangements
ACAT Finance and Accounts
                Finance – collection of ACAT fees across all courses, IRRAPT and St Thomas course fees
                Collation of remaining SHU Trainee marks
                Training Handbook
Gift Aid
Events and Conference Budget Approvals
Website Maintenance


Administrator - Maria Cross
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays – maria.cross@acat.me.uk

Main responsibilities:
ACAT’s Committees and associated work:  Trustees, Council of Management, Training Committee, Exam Board (including accreditation process etc), Ethics Panel, Equality and Diversity, Annual Research meeting
AGM 2017 onwards
Training:  all courses:  Skills Case Management, One Year Foundation, Practitioner, IRRAPT, Supervisor Training and Relational Skills
Collation of marks for all post and non SHU courses
External Moderator reports
Course set up on website etc
Registration etc of all new trainees including website info and welcome packs
Annual Conference – all admin excluding bookings
Website Maintenance


Administrator - Alison Marfell
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays– alison.marfell@acat.me.uk

Main responsibilities:
Membership:  Renewals and Payments;  Rejoining and other issues
CPD Events (but not Relational Skills)
Annual Conference – bookings only
Annual CPD Audit and CPD
Online Library
Copyright Licence
Private Practice and Private Supervisor Listings
Social Media and Twitter Liaison
Website Maintenance

Contact Details

ACAT Administration Manager:Susan Van Baars

Administrators:Maria Cross
Alison Marfell

Postal Address:ACAT
PO Box 6793
United Kingdom

Phone:+44(0) 1305 263 511


Office Hours:Monday to Thursday
9am to 5pm

News from ACAT

ACAT Elects Trustees at its 2016 AGM Click here to catch up on the election of ACAT Trustees at the AGM held on June, 2016............

CAT and Intellectual Disabilities - included in new report from BPS and RCPsych The Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Division of Clinical Psychology of the British Psychological Society have just published a report “Psychological Therapies and People with Intellectual Disabilities”....

New Conference Audio Library for ACAT Members ACAT Members can now listen to a collection of audio recordings from ACAT's National Conferences from 2009 - 2015....

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