UCC CPD courses

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Models: Behavioural Activation for Depression MH6136

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  • Title

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Models: Behavioural Activation for Depression MH6136

  • Code

    MH6136

  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time. See Additional Teaching Mode Information for more info.

  • Qualifications

    CPD Module

  • Fees

    €400 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    This module will be open to all disciplines including mental health nurses psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health OT’s, Social Workers etc. Applicants for MH6136 must be practising Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists with evidence of a core qualification and registration with their relevant body eg NMBI. Applicants must have completed a postgraduate course (NFQ Level 9) in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    Not running in 2020/21

  • Venue

    To be confirmed 



  • Credits

    5

  • Start Date

    Not running in 2020/21

Outline

An introduction to simple Behavioural Activation to include consideration of underpinning principles and research into efficacy of various CBT approaches to depression. Consideration will be given to obstacles in simple behavioural activation.

This module aims to give students an introduction to the Behavioural Activation model of CBT models used when working with people experiencing depression including severe depression.

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Interpret the evidence base for cognitive and behavioural treatment approaches for depression.
  • Assess patients with depression, taking into account clinical manifestations, co-morbidity, past history, present life situation, course and outcome of depression in suitability for BA, being able to give a clear rationale for all clinical decision making.
  • Apply and give a rationale for their choice of a cognitive or behavioural approach to treat depression.
  • Demonstrate an insightful knowledge of BA and an ability to identify their own values and beliefs in working with depression and the application of BA to their own lives.
  • Sensitively adapt BA for depression and ensure equitable access for people from diverse cultures and with different values.
  • Appraise clinical research to judge the quality of information underpinning a BA approach in depression with and without comorbidity. 

 

Additional Teaching Mode Information

 

 

Practicalities

20hr(s) Lectures (Group Discussion/Workshops/skills practice); 80hr(s) Other (Self-directed Learning).

Why Choose

Skills and Careers Information

This course is linked to PG CBT Programmes

This runs alternate years so will not run in 2020-2021,  should be on offer again in the academic year 2021-2022.

Requirements

This module will be open to all disciplines including mental health nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health OT’s, Social Workers etc.

Applicants for MH6136 must be practising Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists with evidence of a core qualification and registration with their relevant body eg NMBI. Applicants must have completed a postgraduate course (NFQ Level 9) in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. 

Fees and Costs

  • €400 
  • €35 registration fee

How Do I Apply

Not running in 2020/21

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form below and submit with the relevant documents to: 

Application Form 2020/21 CPD MH6136 access in the link below: 

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Models Behavioural Activation for Depression 

Forward this form along with the:

  • €35 pplication fee (in the form of cheque/postal order/ bank draft, we do not accept cash or card) 
  • A passport sized photograph and
  • Any other documentation requested on the form.

 

 

 

CPD Co-ordinator, 

CPD Centre,  

An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh, 

Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C. 

OR via e-mail at cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie 

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