Facilities and features
Student-trainees are offered the resources of the Psychology Division as well as the University, including access to the Library, academic skills support such as CLASS, and mental health and wellbeing support. In addition, the IAPT Team liaises with the IAPT Service to provide clinical practice supervision; the IAPT Team provides teaching, facilitation of learning, observation and supervision in relation to students’ knowledge and skill development within the practice area.
For clinical practice and supervision, the workplace is intended to provide trainees with opportunities to develop the specific knowledge and skills required of low intensity workers in applied settings.
The DMU PWP Link Tutor assigned to the student-trainees supports their clinical work, for example, by visiting them on placement and facilitating the development of their clinical skills. The DMU PWP Link tutor aids the student and the clinical supervisor in their roles, such as, in addition to the above, scheduling regular visits to meet with supervisors and Service Leads. Also students are assigned a Personal Tutor who supports their academic work on the programme, who is a point of contact for pastoral support, and who is involved in placement support.
The main Kimberlin Library is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year (other than in exceptional circumstances) and offers a huge range of online resources, all of which can be remotely accessed from anywhere you choose.
The library is run by dedicated staff who offer additional support to students, including help with academic writing, research strategies, literature searching and reference management and assistive technology, and mathematical skills for non-maths students. There is also a Just Ask service for help and advice, available via email or telephone.
Our Learning Zones and The Greenhouse also provide space for group or individual work and study.
There are 1,600 study places across all library locations, more than 700 computer stations, laptops to borrow, free wi-fi and desktop power outlets.
You can also book rooms with plasma screens, laptops and DVD facilities for group work and presentations, secure an individual study room with adjustable lighting or make use of our assistive technology.