Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject is delivered online with two full day on-campus workshops.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 35 |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Basic knowledge of principles of psychotherapy and learning theory. Encouraged to be working clinically in mental health field.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Priscilla Yardley
The course is aimed at any clinician working within the mental health field who wants to develop practical skills in implementing Evidence Supported Structured Psychotherapies in a range of mental health settings and conditions. It comprises a range of learning activities. These include pre reading of prescribed texts and articles, on line discussions, case write ups, tutorials and skill development workshops.
The introductory course will focus on development of basic skills in structured psychotherapy by focussing on the clinical application of structured psychotherapy to patients presenting with symptoms of depression or anxiety.
To acquire the knowledge and skills required to apply the theory and practice of structured psychotherapy to the treatment of people with problems associated with anxiety and depression.
At the end of the course participants will be ready to develop advanced competencies in the specialist practice of structured psychotherapies such as CBT in specialist clinical areas such as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and psychosis via the subject Advanced Structured Psychotherapies (a case based approach).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Beck, J.S. (2011), Cognitive Behavior Therapy Second Edition: Basics and Beyond, New York: Guilford
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Science |
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Science
Master of Mental Health Science
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