COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY FOR HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY - 2017/8

Module code: PSYM060

Module provider

Psychology

Module Leader

CROPLEY M Prof (Psychology)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 7

JACs code

C850

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 2

Overall student workload

Workshop Hours: 22

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework PROJECT REPORT 4,500 - 5,000 WORDS 100%

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

None

Module overview

This module aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of methods, theory and practice of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) used in Health Psychology.

Module aims

To provide students with: a theoretical understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy practical skills used in CBT and a critical awareness of the importance of the issues of practising CBT

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Design or evaluate a CBT intervention for health psychology KCPT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Session 1 Introduction to CBT: Depression and Anxiety

Session 2 Mindfulness

Session 3 Mindfulness

Session 4 The CBT Model and its relevance to Health Psychology

Session 5 The CBT Style of Communication

Session 6 Assessment and Formulation in CBT

Session 7 Interviewing methods

Session 8 Goal setting and a step-by-step approach

Session 9 Methods of behaviour change

Session 10 Methods of cognitive change

Session 11 Facing death and other realistic hopelessness situations

 

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:

provide students with an understanding of the theories, research evidence, and application of cognitive behavioural therapy.

The learning and teaching methods include:

11 x 2hr lectures including in-class discussion and learning exercises

Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate a critical understanding of the theory and application of cognitive behavioural therapy.

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:

Coursework: Project Report 4,500 - 5,000 Words 100% (addresses learning outcome: 1) Submission: Week 13

Formative assessment

Student will receive formative assessment based on group exercises and case studies completed in class.

Feedback

Written feedback is provided by the course convenor.

Reading list

Reading list for COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY FOR HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/psym060

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.