PACT (Paediatric Autism Communication Therapy) Training course

We are pleased to announce the next PACT training courses:

Manchester, UK:

16 – 17 April 2020 Blossom House School London UK
09 – 10 July 2020 Manchester UK
19 – 20 November 2020 Manchester UK


05 – 06 May 2020 Copenhagen Denmark

07 – 08 August 2020 Chile South America

15 – 16 October 2020 Perth Australia

Group training is available on request in both the UK and internationally.

For the PACT professional flyer please click here; For the PACT parent flyer please click here . For more information on PACT research please click here

PACT Registration

Level 1 – An introduction to PACT e-learning  course (½ day). Registration with Hogrefe Publishers click here

Level 2 – Accredited PACT training. (2-day PACT face-to-face training + 2 ½ days PACT supervised post course practice). Registration  by completing the form on this page, select Level 2 PACT training and click submit.

Level 1 – An Introduction to PACT (½ day e-learning- £299)

  • Suitable for a wide range of professionals wishing to gain awareness of PACT (including teaching assistants, service leads, managers, organisations involved in education, health and social care).
  • Necessary for progressing to Level 2 PACT accredited training.
  • PACT e-learning includes an introduction to PACT, watching video clips of the 6 PACT stages and completing tasks for each stage and remains live for 12 months.
  • Level 1 PACT certificate is issued on completion of the PACT e-learning.

Level 2 – Accredited PACT Training (2 days plus 2 days £1,050)

Face-to-face training course (2 days):

  • Suitable for professionals wishing to administer PACT in clinical practice or in research (psychologists, psychiatrists, speech and language therapists, specialist teachers, therapists, social workers) who are trained and experienced in the social communication needs of children with autism of 2-10 years of age.
  • All trainees must have undertaken Level 1 PACT training and certification. For professionals waiting for Health funding, they may  complete Level 1 after completing Level 2 training.
  • A  2 day face-to-face PACT training course (including a PACT manual).
  • The PACT 2-day face-to-face course provides comprehensive training on all aspects of PACT, the background, theoretical and practical stages of PACT.
  • Delegates practice video observation, analysis and feedback methods, measuring communication goals, PACT therapy strategies and criteria for moving to the next stage of the PACT manual.
  • On completing the PACT 2-day face-to-face training, professionals will be equipped to administer PACT post-course practice in their work context.

PACT post-course practice work/ fidelity (2 days)

  • PACT post-course practice work is essential for all professionals who wish to gain full accreditation to administer PACT in clinical practice or in research.
  • Delegates submit 2 case videos of  PACT practice sessions.
  • Each practice case videos consists of i) adult-child play session, ii) therapist video review with the adults and feedback, iii) goal setting, iv) a PACT written programme.
  • Senior UK PACT trainers provide supervision/ feedback to trainees and fidelity rate practice PACT videos.
  • If trainees do not pass fidelity on their second practice video, there is an additional fee of £300 to fidelity rate a third video and provide extra trainer supervision.

PACT Training Discounted Rates

Discounted rates are available on the Level 2 PACT training, supported by our social enterprise IMPACT CIC Ltd (Interaction Method for Paediatric Autism Communication Therapy) as follows:

  • Group training (groups over 20 trainees) – 15% discount
  • NHS/ public sector professionals – 20% discount

PACT group training is available in different countries and locations upon request.

IMPACT (Interaction Method for Paediatric Autism Communication Therapy)
PACT Office
University of Manchester
Room 3.316 Jean McFarlane Building
Oxford Road
M13 9PL

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PACT (Paediatric Autism Communication Therapy) Training Course

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Payment details will be sent in advance of the PACT training.
A £150 deposit is required at the time of booking.

Full course fees are payable 15 working days in advance of the course.

Level 2 Cancellation policy: Full course fees are payable for cancellations with less than 15 working days notice;, we can offer you an alternative training date. A full refund is available for cancellations with more than 15 working days notice.

(Please note organisations will only pay for courses that have been applied for in line with their policies. If you have not received approval from your organisation, you will be invoiced personally for the course fees).

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