IPT Certification Requirements

 

LEVEL A   INTRODUCTORY COURSE IN IPT

  • Participation in an IPT Institute accredited training course lasting two days or more.

 

LEVEL B   CLINICAL TRAINING IN IPT

PREREQUISITES

  • Completion of a Level A IPT course.
  • Familiarity with the IPT manuals
  • Professional clinical training in mental health treatment.

IPT SUPERVISION

  • Supervision by a certified IPT Institute supervisor for two complete IPT cases.
  • Supervision must be provided in individual or group formats.
  • Supervision must be based on audio or videotaped recordings of sessions.
  • Supervision must be a minimum of one hour of supervision per two hours of therapy.
  • IPT treatment must meet Clinical Training standards for adherence and quality.
  • Submission of a satisfactory IPT portfolio including:
    • Case reports of 2 completed IPT cases
    • Supporting documents for the 2 cases including IPT Formulation and Interpersonal Circle
    • Adherence and Quality Ratings (Supervisor submitted)

 

LEVEL C   CLINICAL CERTIFICATION IN IPT

PREREQUISITES

  • Completion of Clinical Training (Level B) in IPT.
  • Nomination by a certified IPT Institute supervisor.

IPT SUPERVISION

  • Supervision by a certified IPT Institute supervisor for two additional complete IPT cases.
  • Supervision must be provided in individual or group formats.
  • Supervision must be based on audio or videotaped recordings of sessions.
  • Supervision must be a minimum of one hour of supervision per two hours of therapy.
  • IPT treatment must meet Clinical Certification standards for adherence and quality.
  • Submission of a satisfactory IPT portfolio including:
    • Case reports of 2 completed Level C IPT cases
    • Supporting documents for the 2 cases including IPT Formulation and Interpersonal Circle
    • Adherence and Quality ratings (Supervisor submitted)

 

LEVEL D   IPT SUPERVISOR CERTIFICATION

PREREQUISITES

  • Completion of IPT Clinical Certification (Level C).
  • Nomination by a certified IPT Institute Supervisor.
  • Evidence of continuing practice of IPT.

TRAINING

  • Completion of Certified IPT Supervisor training course.
  • Must meet ongoing Level D standards for IPT supervision.

INDEPENDENT EVALUATION OF SUPERVISION

  • An IPT supervision portfolio must be submitted for independent evaluation.
  • Supervision portfolios must include portfolio materials from an IPT supervisee and documented evaluations of supervision.
  • IPT supervision must meet standards for adherence and quality as judged by an independent IPT Institute supervisor.

 

LEVEL E   IPT TRAINER CERTIFICATION

PREREQUISITES

  • Completion of IPT Clinical Certification (Level C).
  • Nomination by a certified IPT Institute Trainer.
  • Evidence of continuing practice of IPT.

TRAINING AND SUPERVISION

  • Completion of an IPT Institute certified IPT Trainer Workshop.
  • Satisfactory co-facilitation of an accredited Introductory Course in IPT.
  • Must meet ongoing Level E standards for IPT Training.

INDEPENDENT EVALUATION OF SUPERVISION

  • An IPT training portfolio must be submitted for independent evaluation.
  • Training portfolios must include videotape of an IPT training course and documented course evaluations from participants.
  • IPT training must meet Institute standards for adherence and quality as judged by an independent IPT Institute trainer.

 

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