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 March
Fr
Sa
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
11st March 2019
CPD Event: Research Conference - organised jointly by ACAT and Catalyse
2
3
4
5
66th March 2019
CAT Introductory Event: ACAT: Two Day Introduction to CAT
7
88th March 2019
CPD Event: ACAT: Out of control sexual behaviour
99th March 2019
CPD Event: CAT Nature Retreat - offered by CAT Cumbria
10
1111th March 2019
CPD Event: How to run a successful private practice: all you need to know - offered by Become Psychology
12
13
14
1515th March 2019
CPD Event: ACAT: CAT for psychosis: a relational approach
16
17
1818th March 2019
Special Interest Group Event: CAT-TAST SIG meeting
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
2727th March 2019
CPD Event: Trainers and Supervisors Meeting
28
2929th March 2019
CPD Event: ACAT: CAT with Couples
CPD Event: Forensic CAT Conference - offered by Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust (TEWV)
30
31

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

News from ACAT

New blog: 'Dilemmas of Desire: How CAT May Help Chemsex-related Distress' New blog: 'Dilemmas of Desire: How CAT May Help Chemsex-related Distress'...

ACAT Website Gets Mobile-Friendly Last week ACAT's website was updated to use a "responsive" design framework. This means it now works properly on mobile devices and tablets as well as on laptops and desktop computers....

Click to read all news

Help

This site has recently been updated to be Mobile Friendly. We are working through the pages to check everything is working properly. If you spot a problem please email support@acat.me.uk and we'll look into it. Thank you.