COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY

PSY5COG

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject content 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. This subject will provide an overview of cognitive and behavioural models of behaviour and psychological disorders, with a particular focus on case formulation and treatment planning based on the cognitive behavioural model. The subject will also focus on the development of skills relating to CBT, and review process issues in .

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChris Pepping

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Learning cognitive-behavior therapy: An illustrated guide.

Resource TypePrescribed

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AuthorWright, J. H., Brown, G. K., Thase, M. E., & Basco, M. R.

Year2017

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PublisherAmerican Psychiatric Pub

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Clinical handbook of psychological disorders: A step-by-step treatment manual

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBarlow, D. H.

Year2014

Edition/Volume5th Ed

PublisherGuilford publications

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Doing CBT: A comprehensive guide to working with behaviors, thoughts, and emotions

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTolin, D. F.

Year2016

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PublisherGuilford Publications.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Construct and appraise case formulations based on cognitive and behavioural models.
02. Assess the empirical base of CBT interventions including indications and contraindications.
03. Design CBT intervention plans with understanding of the role of specific CBT relational processes and appropriate therapist behaviour.
04. Construct case formulations and intervention plans with account for cultural differences and client diversity.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 06-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeah Brennan

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 8 - 8
One 8.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 8 and delivered via video conference.
1 x 8 hour seminar (face-to-face)

SeminarWeek: 10 - 18
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 18 and delivered via video conference.
1 x 2 hour seminar (face-to-face) each week (Weeks 10-18)

SeminarWeek: 6 - 6
One 8.00 h seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 6 and delivered via online.
1 x 8 hour seminar (self-directed online)

TutorialWeek: 10 - 18
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 18 and delivered via video conference.
1 x 1 hour tutorial (face-to-face) each week (Weeks 10-18)

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 3 hour examination (2,500 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One case formulation assignment (1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One behavioural experiment assignment (Video Recording + 1,000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChris Pepping

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 18
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.
1 x 2 hour seminar (face-to-face) each week (Weeks 10-18)

SeminarWeek: 6 - 6
One 8.00 h seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 6 and delivered via online.
1 x 8 hour seminar (self-directed online)

SeminarWeek: 8 - 8
One 8.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 8 and delivered via face-to-face.
1 x 8 hour seminar (face-to-face)

TutorialWeek: 10 - 18
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.
1 x 1 hour tutorial (face-to-face) each week (Weeks 10-18)

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 3 hour examination (2,500 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One case formulation assignment (1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One behavioural experiment assignment (Video Recording + 1,000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3