PSYC442-22X (C) General non-calendar-based 2022

Clinical Practice Guidelines and Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Assessment

30 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 31 January 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 13 February 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 20 May 2022

Description

An introduction to the ethics and practice guidelines that support the provision of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to individuals with mental health and addiction difficulties. The course will focus on interviewing and engagement techniques. The approach taken will be informed by the Hui process, using Maori concepts to inform engagement and assessment with both Maori and non-Maori. This approach will be further supported by teaching on bicultural competence and confidence and a Treaty of Waitangi workshop. Key psychological mechanisms for common mental health disorders will be addressed, with a focus on developing CBT formulations. Students will be introduced to cognitive behavioural assessment and formulation, including functional analysis techniques and awareness of key marginalisation data for health outcomes for Maori.

PSYC442 is an introduction to the ethics and practice guidelines that support the provision of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) to individuals with mental health and addiction difficulties. The course will focus on CBT and bicultural interviewing and engagement techniques. The approach taken will be informed by the pōwhiri process, using Māori concepts to inform engagement and assessment with both Māori and non-Māori. This approach will be further supported by teaching on bicultural competence and confidence and the Treaty of Waitangi. Key psychological mechanisms for common mental health disorders will be addressed, with a focus on developing CBT formulations for client problems. Students will be introduced to cognitive behavioural assessment and formulation.
PSYC442 is a compulsory course for the Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (PGDipCBT).

Learning Outcomes

Intended learning outcomes represent what you will know and be able to do as a result of active engagement in the learning processes during PSYC442. Below is a table that represents the intended learning outcomes of this course, along with the associated learning methods and assessment tasks.

1. Demonstrate critical understanding of how to safely engage and interview clients with common mental health problems. Demonstrate awareness of Māori perspectives on engagement and wellbeing. Demonstrate awareness of the importance of Māori mental health

2. Demonstrate assessment skills and how to undertake a functional analysis of common mental health problems

3. Demonstrate how data gathered from an assessment can be formulated within a CBT framework and the evidence base that supports this

Prerequisites

Subject to the approval of the Programme Director.

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Intensive Block Course A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 17:00 Wheki 451
28 Feb - 6 Mar
Intensive Block Course B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00 Wheki 451
28 Feb - 6 Mar
Intensive Block Course C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00 Wheki 451
28 Feb - 6 Mar
Intensive Block Course D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 17:00 Wheki 451
28 Feb - 6 Mar
Intensive Block Course E
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 17:00 Wheki 451
28 Feb - 6 Mar

Course Coordinator

Kathryn Taylor

Lecturer

Virginia McIntosh

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Persons, J.B; The case formulation approach to cognitive behaviour therapy ; Guilford Press, 2012.

Shea, S.C; Psychiatric interviewing: The art of understanding ; 3rd; Elsevier, 2017.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,101.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 24

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the departments and faculties page .

All PSYC442 Occurrences

  • PSYC442-22X (C) General non-calendar-based 2022