Examination Board

The Examination Board is the accreditation body of ACAT for individual trainees, trainers and supervisors. The Board also monitors and audits national standards of marking. The Exam Board has the same membership as the Training Committee. It meets three times per year usually in February, June and October.

The Composition
Chair of Exam Board
Chair of Training Committee
Vice-chair of Training Committee
Vice-chair for Supervisor Training 
Vice-chair for APL
Chair of ACAT
Liaison Moderator
ACAT Projects and Liaison Officer
UKCP/HIPC Representative
Trainee Representative
Equality and Diversity Committee Representative
Board of Trustees Representative
Course Representatives (Course Directors)
ACAT CPD Auditor
UKCP Re-accreditation Assessor
Organiser of the annual Trainer and Supervisor Event

Quorum
The Exam Board shall be deemed quorate when a minimum of 4 officers in filled posts and a minimum of 6 course representatives are present.

Meetings
The Exam Board meets three times per year in order to ‘accredit’ those who are put forward.  The closing date for accreditation submissions is usually three weeks prior to the meeting.  The meeting dates and submission deadlines are noted on the ACAT website.

Role

  • The Exam Board works closely with the Training Committee in maintaining the national framework of ACAT accredited courses and monitoring standards of training
  • The Exam Board Chair is responsible for all membership queries including renewals and lapsed categories
  • The Exam Board Chair is a member of the Council of Management

Tasks of Exam Board Chair

  • Receive and examine applications for accreditation in advance of each Exam Board
  • Liaise with Course Directors regarding any accreditation queries
  • Bring unresolved queries about accreditation/training to the Exam Board for discussion
  • Work closely with ACAT Administration regarding queries or potentially difficult areas
  • Work closely with the Chair of Training Committee and the Council of Management
  • Monitor and manage procedures for membership of ACAT and the re-joining process
  • Liaise with CPD Auditor and Re-accreditation Assessor regarding auditing queries
  • Work closely with the ACAT Ethics Committee
  • Report to ACAT’s Council of Management and Board of Trustees

 

ACAT Exam Board Meetings and Accreditation Submission Deadlines

Friday, 15th February 2019 - applications to be received by 25th January 2019

Friday, 7th June 2019 - applications to be received by 17th May 2019

Friday, 18th October 2019 - applications to be received by 27th September 2019

 

Updated February 2019

ACAT Calendar for November
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77th November 2019
CPD Event: Sex Addiction: a relational approach to assessment, formulation & intervention
88th November 2019
CPD Event: How to run a successful private practice: all you need to know - offered by Become Psychology
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1414th November 2019
CAT Supervisor Training: 2 day workshop in CAT supervision - offered by Catalyse
1515th November 2019
CAT Introductory Event: An Introduction to CAT - offered by the Sussex Partnership NHS FT
CPD Event: Applying CAT in Physical Healthcare Settings - offered by Midlands CAT and PhysCAT
1616th November 2019
CPD Event: Sex addiction - Interactive Webinar - offered by Become Psychology
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2525th November 2019
Special Interest Group Event: CAT TAST SIG
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2828th November 2019
CAT Introductory Event: ACAT: Two Day Introduction to CAT
2929th November 2019
CPD Event: Equality and Diversity Workshop
3030th November 2019
CPD Event: How to run a successful private practice: all you need to know - offered by Become Psychology

Contact Details

ACAT Administration Manager:Maria Cross

ACAT Administrator:Alison Marfell

ACAT Financial Administrator:Louise Barter

Postal Address:ACAT
PO Box 6793
Dorchester
DT1 9DL
United Kingdom

Phone:+44(0) 1305 263 511

Email:admin@acat.me.uk

Office Hours:Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm

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