Courses & Units

Psychological Therapies in Mental Health Care CNA739

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

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

Introduction

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.

Summary

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 School for Health Sciences
Coordinator

 Christine Handley

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,360.00 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

Teaching Pattern

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

Assessment

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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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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