Develops knowledge and capabilities in evidenced based and effective talk based interventions through a critical analysis of key therapies from behaviourist theory perspectives. Applications of contemporary therapies to consumer’s mental health/illness needs is an important focus of this unit.
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy theory.
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy theory.
- Underpinning behaviourist theory including relational frame theory, arbitrary applicable relational responding and stimulus equivalence
- Mindfulness based interventions.
- Using mindful interventions to promote wellbeing.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critique the evolution of the theoretical frameworks that underpin cognitive behavioural therapy theory||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||integrate and critique the behaviourist theory on acceptance and commitment therapy||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||critically appraise the theoretical frameworks that underpin mindfulness based interventions||Intellectual rigour|
|4||generate a programme of mindfulness based interventions in response to consumer’s needs||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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