“My teenage daughter no longer needs medication for depression after a few months with BCAT - it is amazing.”
Mother of daughter with suicidal tendencies and depression
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BCAT is able to advise on issues relating to the successful setting up of posts at all levels and the recruitment arts therapists and/or arts in health sessional leaders. Advice is available on appropriate terms and conditions of employment in a variety of work areas including the NHS, Education, Day Centres and Charitable sectors. BCAT also advises on which form of service would be most appropriate for your organisation and needs.
If you are interested in setting up a post for an arts therapist or arts in health sessional leader, please contact the BCAT office on t: 0121 440 8273 or e: firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
All practising arts therapists in the UK are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and uphold the HCPC Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics, supported by the Guides to Professional Practice produced the professional Arts Therapies Associations.es. This covers such details as content of sessions, written assessments and reports, expectations of the client's and therapist's behaviour, conditions of cancellation of sessions by either party, etc.
“The creative therapists have had a positive impact on the day unit. The four therapists remain an important and ongoing part of the Progressive Programme delivery.”
Manager of Day Hospital