You will study the approach in some depth and consider the contribution that it has made to our understanding of human problems and distress. This is ideal for practitioners who are specialising in integrating insights and skills from CBT within their current practice.
About this module
During this module you will all briefly study all the contemporary approaches currently available within the module. You will also choose the approach you will focus upon and will both: study this in greater depth and will then practice with aspects of the approach in videoed sessions with peers, in triads. You will offer each other feedback and also peer supervision for this practice.
The approaches in this module are likely to include CFT and MBCT. Each approach will be presented in terms of (at least):
- the main concepts, insights and ideas
- the main aspects available for you to use and practise using
- appropriate beginnings and endings
- evidence which supports the approach
- cautions and limitations
- ethical and legal considerations
- planning, monitoring and evaluating use of the approach within your current practice
Who is this course for
This module is for health and social care practitioners whom wish to further inform their therapeutic practice within contemporary approaches within cognitive behavioural theory. Practitioners can be any area of practice where individuals may experience some emotional issues or difficulties in their mental wellbeing.
This module is coursework based.
Certificate of completion with 20 credits at level 6. If completed with 6CL515 and 6CL514 the student will achieve a University Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Studies and Skills (not a licence to practice).
On completion of this course you should be able to:
- Critically analyse the contribution that one area of contemporary CBT approaches has made to our understanding of human problems.
- Critically apply skills and theoretical insights from an area of contemporary CBT approaches into their practice.
What you can use this credit for next
This module will allow the student to gain 20 credits at level 6. It will also account for 200 hours of CPD. If completed with 6CL515 and 6CL514 students can then access the on campus MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy which is an accredited CBT course allowing students to practice as CBT therapists.
Benefit to the employee
CBT is recommended by NICE for many mental health disorders. Having knowledge in some of the underlying third wave contemporary theories will assist health and social care practitioners in their everyday working with patients and service users whom experience mental or emotional difficulties either as an underlying disorder or as part of an additional health need.
Benefit to the employer
Practitioners completing this course will be able to inform their practice with third wave contemporary CBT theory and will be able to provide patients and service users with a holistic care approach to their mental and/or emotional needs.
If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.
If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £700.
Apply directly to the University