Courses & Units

Psychological Therapies in Mental Health Care CNA739

Launceston

Introduction

Unit CNA739 introduces students to psychological therapies used in mental health settings, either as stand‐alone interventions or in combination with pharmacological interventions.


Participants will be involved actively in a series of cognitive behaviour workshops either by synchronous online participation or via recordings. Students are encouraged to also actively engage with the discussion board on MyLO. The unit’s major focus addresses CBT principles, resources and practical skills in relation to managing anxiety disorders, depression and psychosis. The online workshops address and examine the application of CBT principles and strategies with adults, children and adolescents, with the primary focus on adults with a mental health problem/illness.

Summary

Unit name Psychological Therapies in Mental Health Care
Unit code CNA739
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator

Sue Aylett

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060305 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,615.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online

Assessment

Multiple Choice Test 20%

Essay (1200 words) 30%

Essay (500 words) 50%

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Textbooks

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