COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY FOR HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY - 2017/8
Module code: PSYM060
CROPLEY M Prof (Psychology)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 7
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
Independent Study Hours: 128
Lecture Hours: 22
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||PROJECT REPORT 4,500 - 5,000 WORDS||100|
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
This module aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of methods, theory and practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) used in Health Psychology. This module has been designed in accordance with requirements (stage 1) of the British Psychological Society's Division of Health Psychology accreditation criteria. This module addresses the following curriculum areas for a British Psychological Society accredited Health Psychology Masters degree: health-related behavior and cognitions, interventions, healthcare and professional settings and professional issues.
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
|Design or evaluate a CBT intervention for health psychology||KCPT|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
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
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
Student will receive formative assessment based on group exercises and case studies completed in class.
Written feedback is provided by the course convenor.
Reading list for COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY FOR HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/psym060
Programmes this module appears in
|Health Psychology MSc||2||Optional||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|
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