Undergraduate | LTU-PSY3PIN | 2024
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About this subject
On successful completion you will be able to:
- Evaluate and discriminate effective psychological intervention techniques and counselling processes and critically reflect on their application with regard to cultural diversity and diversity of individuals.
- Design and implement cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) tasks to facilitate behaviour change and analyse, interpret, and report outcomes from their application.
- Synthesise and critically appraise the theoretical and empirical bases 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) (35%)
- Online test (1 hour; 1,200 word equivalent) (30%)
- Individual written report (750 words) (25%)
- 1 x 20 minute online quiz (350 words equivalency) (10%)
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