This module aims to develop your competence in working psychologically with people with serious mental health needs (SMH).
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Demonstrate how to interrogate and critically appraise the evidence base - SMH
- Demonstrate a systematic knowledge of core and generic competencies - SMH
- Core and generic competencies for working with people with psychosis, bipolar and personality presentations
- Evidence for key self-management skills and cross-diagnostic interventions with these groups
- Role of key self-management skills and cross-diagnostic processes in the maintenance of wellbeing
- Skills development in self-management skills and cross-diagnostic interventions
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Teaching and learning methods include lectures and workshops, which incorporate demonstrations, role-play, experiential learning and small group work. In addition, private study and assigned reading forms an important source of knowledge and understanding. We use a range of teaching and learning methods, and recognise that students have different preferred learning styles.
|Total study time||50|
Resources & Reading list
Kennerley, H., Kirk, J. & Westbrook, D. (2017). An introduction to cognitive behaviour therapy. London: Sage.
Bateman, A. & Krawitz, R. (2013). Borderline personality disorder: An evidence-based guide. Oxford: OUP.
Barlow, D. H., Farchione, T. J., Fairholme, C. P., Ellard, K. K., Boisseau, C. L., Allen, L. B., & May, J. T. E. (2010). Unified protocol for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders: Therapist guide. Oxford: OUP.
Boardman, J. & Roberts, G. (2014). Risk, safety and recovery. ImRoc briefing No 9. Centre for Mental Health & Mental Health Network.
Knowledge and skills will be assessed by a range of methods, including essays, presentations, experiential work, therapy recordings, case reports and supervisor reports. University assessors are responsible for marking all summative assessments. University assessors include academic members of the CBT team as well as CBT practitioners who have been approved by the University.
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
Repeat type: Internal