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Evaluate effective counselling processes and apply fundamental counselling skills.
Construct cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) tasks to facilitate behaviour change based on CBT theory.
Critically evaluate the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of a range of specific psychological intervention techniques for individuals.
- • Behavioural and cognitive behavioural therapy.
- • Therapeutic relationships.
- • Counselling theory and process: the helping model.
- • Working with neurodiverse populations.
- • Mindfulness-based approaches.
- • Acceptance and commitment therapy.
- • Motivational interviewing.
In this subject you will develop an in-depth understanding of a range of different approaches to psychological intervention for psychological and behavioural problems. The main focus will be on psychological interventions for individuals but the subject will also explore group and public health interventions designed to change behaviour. The theoretical and empirical support for different intervention strategies will be explored and students will have opportunities to analyse the merits or otherwise of particular approaches. Students will learn to apply basic listening skills required in helping situations and explore effective strategies to motivate behaviour change.
- Critical Essay (1,500-words) (40%)
- Online test (1 hour 15 minutes; 1,250 word equivalent) (30%)
- Individual video presentation (7 min; 1000-word equivalent) (30%)
Current study term: 30 Jul 23 to 27 Oct 23
Textbook information is pending.