Workforce, training and education
East Midlands

Academic Programme

The highly regarded academic programme for the East Midlands CAP scheme was started in Jan 2016 .The aim is to provide structured and regular teaching programme for CAP specialty trainees in the deanery. A 3 year rolling comprehensive programme is linked to the competencies outlined in the Royal College curriculum. The programme has 3 terms each year with each term consisting of 10 half-day teaching sessions. The teaching sessions are innovative and interactive and led by local and international experts. Trainees take turns in coordinating the teaching sessions, which adds  to their leadership and management experience.

Academic Programme Leads:

Dr Pallab .Majumder, email: 

Dr. Swetangi Ambekar, email:

Brief and Systemic Therapy Course (BST)

CAMHS trainees in East Midlands have an opportunity to undertake a year-long course in Brief and Systemic Therapy (BST) approved by the British Psychological Society. The course is organised by Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and no fee is charged to East Midlands CAP trainees. For further information see

Introduction to Family Therapy Course

This course is run regularly in Leicester and can be accessed by the local CAMHS trainees.