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Quality Assurance Framework

The Quality Assurance Framework for Training in Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy sets the standards for the clinical training in child and adolescent psychotherapy including the requirements that trainees must meet to qualify.

Please note, the standards for entry into an ACP accredited child and adolescent psychotherapy clinical training was updated in January. Click here to read the new standards. The new standards replaces section 4 of the Quality Assurance Framework.

View the Quality Assurance Framework here


In the ongoing context of COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown and social distancing, there is concern about how students will fulfil the pre-clinical requirements in order to be able to apply for one of the ACP approved trainings as a Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist (CAPT). These are addresses in the Statement of Variance which should be read in conjusction with the Quality Assurance Framework

View the Statement of Variance here