Postgraduate Course: CBT Placement 2 (CLPS11089)
|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 will focus on the development of clinical skills through practice and clinical supervision with more complex presentations such as trauma (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and autism.
The course comprises a supervised placement, and is taken in conjunction with the taught course CBT for Complex Presentations.
Students are required to achieve 100 hours clinical practice through work with a minimum of five clinical cases for the duration of the course which are suitable for the purposes of training in CBT, and with whom the student is undertaking CBT interventions. Students should aim to work with a range of clients (both in terms of age and presenting difficulties; minimum 3 different types of presentation should be evident).
Students will develop a portfolio of supervised clinical work demonstrating CBT practice, reflection and evaluation.
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)
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 100,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||1. Three taped sessions from different stages in the assessment and treatment process. (20% each)
2. Reflective Learning Log, 2000 words (40%)
3. Supervision Log (Pass/Fail)
||Clinical supervision (minimum 20 hours) will provide feedback on clinical practice. The student is expected to provide clinical recordings for supervision as routine practice to facilitate this feedback. This includes a minimum of three full recordings and 10 x 10-minute segments relating to two cases selected to demonstrate specific aspects of CBT practice.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Be proficient in conducting a functional analysis of complex psychological problems via the use of self/other report, observations and interview methods.
- Demonstrate awareness of, and proficiency in the application of CBT for a range of complex disorders, with evidence of a change strategy.
- Clinical practice should demonstrate a reflective understanding of developmental, systemic and contextual factors in the client¿s presentation.
- Demonstrate an ability to hold a constructively critical and self-reflective stance towards CBT and one¿s role as a CBT therapist-in-training.
|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.
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,core therapy skills,placement,supervision
|Course organiser||Prof Elizabeth Gilchrist
Tel: (0131 6)51 3982
|Course secretary||Mrs Clara Shaw
Tel: (0131 6)51 3970