COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY

PSY5COG

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The subject taught is based on the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy model (CBT). CBT is a relatively short term intervention aimed at solving current problems through the evaluations of unhelpful thinking and behaviours. CBT has been shown to have considerable empirical effectiveness for a range of disorders.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChris Pepping

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate CBT and construct and appraise case formulations

Activities:
Participate inclass, assignment 1 and exam

02. Assess empirical base of CBT interventions including indications and contraindications

Activities:
CBT intervention reviews and assignment 2

03. Evaluate the role of specific CBT relational processes, choose appropriate therapist behaviour for facilitation and design a CBT intervention plan

Activities:
Participation in sessions, assignment 2 and exam

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Week 08-23, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChris Pepping

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 13 - 18
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 13 - 18
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 08 - 09
One 8.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 10 - 10
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2 hour examination50 01, 02, 03
one 1,500 word case formulation assignment25 01, 02, 03
one 1,500 word Behavioural experiment assignment25 01, 02, 03