Structured therapies 1 (8ALF016)

Structured therapies 1 (8ALF016)

Level ~ Graduate Diploma
Availability ~ Teaching Period 4
Type ~ Lifespan Unit

Pre-Requisite: Core Therapeutic Skills (8ALF006)

This unit will provide an introduction to the common elements of successful therapy across different schools of thought. The participant will follow a case study through the core elements of structured therapy using Cognitive Behavior Therapy as an exemplar.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the unit, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the core principles of structured therapies;
  2. Examine the perspective of an individual undertaking a structured therapy in a specific life stage/health setting.

Weekly Schedule
Week 1 Evidence base of common elements of effective therapy
Week 2 What is structured vs other therapies
Week 3 Engagement in therapy
Week 4 Provision of therapy
Week 5 Closure of therapy