Postgraduate Course: CBT with Children and Young People in Practice (CLPS11081)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course focuses on the development of clinical skills through taught workshops.
Core elements of CBT introduced in Fundamentals of CBT with Children and Young People are further developed in this course through teaching, role-play and discussion based workshops. CBT components include structural elements such as agenda-setting, homework and pacing; and therapeutic tasks such as eliciting key cognitions, guided discovery, behavioural activation, exposure and behavioural experiments. The course is typically taken in conjunction with CBT Placement 1, and experiences on this placement course will be drawn upon during workshop teaching.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 36,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Assignment 1 - Case Study, approx. 2000 words, 50%«br /»
Assignment 2 - Case Study, approx. 2000 words, 50%
||During class-time, students will receive peer and tutor feedback on role-plays demonstrating core CBT competencies.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Be proficient in conducting a functional analysis of childhood problems via the use of self/other report, observations and interview methods.
- Demonstrate awareness of and proficiency in providing a cognitive behavioural formulation of the most common problems of childhood in a written format.
- Demonstrate a critical awareness of when and how to employ different CBT techniques with children and young people.
|Fuggle, P., Dunsmuir, S. & Curry, V. (2013). CBT with Children, Young People & Families. London: Sage |
Friedberg, R.D. & McClure, J. M. (2002). Clinical practice of cognitive therapy with children and adolescents: The nuts and bolts. New York: Guilford Press.
Graham, P. (2005). Cognitive behaviour therapy for children and families (2nd ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Kazdin, A. & Weisz, J. (2003). Evidenced¿Based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents. New York: Guilford Press.
Kendall, P.C. (2006). Child and Adolescent Therapy: Cognitive¿Behavioural Procedures. New York: John Wiley and Sons.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is part of a suite that supports graduates to be:
- creative problem solvers and researchers
- critical and reflective thinkers
- effective and influential contributors
- skilled communicators
|Keywords||CBT,children and young people,therapy skills
|Course organiser||Dr Corinna Panagou
Tel: (0131 6)51 3969
|Course secretary||Mrs Clara Shaw
Tel: (0131 6)51 3970