Courses & Units

Psychological Therapies in Mental Health Care CNA739

Hobart, Launceston


This unit is available subject to student numbers and resources and is offered only in even years (2016, 2018 etc).


This unit introduces students to psychological therapies used in mental health settings, either as stand-alone interventions or in combination with pharmacological interventions. The unit's major focus addresses Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) principles, resources and practical skills specific to the management of anxiety disorders, depression and psychosis.


Unit name Psychological Therapies in Mental Health Care
Unit code CNA739
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B

 Christine Handley

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2016 10/8/2016 29/8/2016 14/10/2016

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $782.00 2016: $2,303.00 060305

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.


Teaching Pattern

Compulsory face-to-face 5 day intensive theoretical and experiential workshop


Clinical Project : Part A Multiple Choice Test (20%) and Part B Clinical Case Study (50%) Total: 70%; Essay (1200 words) 30%

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