Online course details

UK/EU fee

£840 (2020/21)

International fee

£840 (2020/21)

Course level

Level 6

Course credits

20 credits

Start date

25 January 2021 or 24 May 2021

Course length

10 weeks

Mode of study

Tutored online learning

Location

Online

Online course description

In studying this course you will learn some important components of what it is to be a practitioner who can integrate knowledge and skills from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approaches into your current practice. In short, you are becoming a CBT informed helper who can make safe decisions about when to work using knowledge and skills from CBT and when not to.

You will learn about how CBT practitioners make sense of and use of therapeutic relationships and skills. In addition, you will analyse interviewing and assessment skills. You will then go on to determine how you may integrate this knowledge and skills into your current professional practice.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate your participation in self-development and peer supervision activities
  2. Identify how the learned skills and insights from CBT approaches can be integrated safely within your current practice
  3. Critically analyse the use of relational and interviewing skills in work with others that is informed by CBT approaches.

Course content

During this course you will work with other learners in order to explore the importance of the therapeutic relationship within CBT approaches. You will discover the crucial role that your own self-awareness and self-development has in this.

You will learn about the different skills (informed by a CBT approach) that may be employed in forming and developing therapeutic relationships and also in interviewing, assessing and formulating with people.

In addition, you will have the chance to work with peers to critically reflect on your own practice and assess how the above ideas and skills maybe appropriately and safely integrated within your own current practice.

Benefits

Offset course credits towards another qualification

Once you’ve completed this course you may be able to offset the 20 credits towards our online Integrative Health and Social Care BSc (Hons) Top-Up, Cognitive Behavioural Studies and Skills University Advanced DiplomaCognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Approaches (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) or the Nursing Studies (Top-Up) BSc (Hons). This would reduce the number of modules you would need to study and the total cost of the course.

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Fees and funding

2020/21 Fees for new entrants

Starting between September 2020 and August 2021.

UK/EU fee: £840

International fee: £840

About your fees

Prices are correct for the year of entry shown. These are subject to annual increase in subsequent academic years.

Course requirements

You will:

English language qualification

You'll also normally require one of the following English language qualifications:

If English is not your first language, or you have not successfully completed your highest level of qualification in English, you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

We may accept other equivalent English Language qualifications with supporting evidence so please provide full details with your application.

Documents to support your application

You'll need to provide:

*Documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a certified translation by a professional translator/translation company. Each translation must contain:

A list of approved translators can be found on the UK Government website

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) for health professionals

If you are employed by the NHS in the East Midlands (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire or Northamptonshire) you may be eligible for fee-free access to this course.

How to apply

Students should apply directly to the University.

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Who will teach you

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Yasuhiro Kotera
Programme leader

Academic Lead in Counselling, Yasuhiro Kotera, has been Academic Lead for online Counselling and Psychotherapy courses since 2014 and has been researching into mental health and neuro-linguistic programming.

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