Senior PWP Leadership and Development Short Course

Senior PWP Leadership and Development Short Course

This workshop will support Senior PWPs to begin to develop their leadership skills.  It will focus on their own personal development within a leadership role, acting as role-models for this new and enthusiastic workforce

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

1 day


School of Community Health and Midwifery

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

4th February 2020 - 9:30am-12:30pm

Entry Requirements:

Who should attend?
Senior PWPs

Maximum number of participants: 20

Course Content

Course Outline:
By the end of the workshops participants will:

- Have considered different leadership styles and their own personal leadership journey
- To consider the leadership challenges within the Senior PWP role

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination 

Academic Expertise

Facilitator/s: Liz Kell & Lowri Dowthwaite

Liz is Course lead for the PWP training at UCLan, with an MSc in Advanced Practice Interventions in Mental Health.  Liz has worked in Primary Care IAPT services since 2004 as a clinician, supervisor and service manager and through regional networks supports the development of the PWP workforce. 

Lowri is a Lecturer in Psychological interventions at UCLan, she has an MSc in Clinical Psychology and has worked as a PWP in an IAPT service since  2010. Lowri is passionate about the role of PWP’s and promoting the importance of work-place wellbeing within IAPT services.

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:
  • Have a thorough working understanding of the COM-B model
  • Have a good understanding of the new PWP curriculum
  • Have considered different leadership styles and their own personal leadership journey 

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


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Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


How to Apply

Please book online at If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us: email or call 01772 893836.

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