Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - Introduction - Nursing Health Sciences & Disability Studies
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St. Angela's College Sligo

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - Introduction - Nursing Health Sciences & Disability Studies

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is integral to the design and delivery of recovery orientated evidence based mental health services for people with mental health problems (HSE, 2014). CBT is one of a broad range of psychotherapies and is an effective treatment option for many mental health problems. The aim of this module is outline and critically discuss the essence of the cognitive-behaviour therapy approach in supporting people with a wide range of mental health difficulties. Also, consideration is given to the relevance of this approach in the overall delivery of contemporary mental health care.

Please note all stand alone modules run depending on sufficient numbers.

Who's Suited to This Course
The School of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies delivers a number of stand alone modules which address issues of interest to all health and social care professionals. Credits attained can be accumulated over a 2-3-year timeframe and put towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing/ Professional Studies). The modules are delivered in a flexible manner to accommodate the learning requirements of busy healthcare professionals. Alternatively, those who opt not to be assessed in the module receive a certificate of attendance.

Entry requirements

Applicants must:

Be a registered nurse on the Register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

OR

Be registered on the appropriate allied health professional Register (for those required to register with a professional body)

AND

Be currently employed in healthcare or social care either in: clinical or social care practice/management/ research /education. Some modules may only be undertaken while working in a specific discipline related area such as nursing. This is specified in modules descriptions.

Applicants will normally have gained a primary degree (health science/studies or social science/studies related) level 8 or evidence of equivalent academic credits. Students who do not have the aforementioned will be required to compile a portfolio to provide evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level.

International students will require a degree of fluency in the English language. An overall score of 7 in the IELTS Academic Test is required.

Application dates

Closing Date
5th December 2022
Late applicants may be considered.

Duration

One Semester (Jan-March)

Online Induction Dates: 11th-13th January 2023

Attendance Dates:

17th January 2023
31st January 2023
14th February 2023

More details
  • Qualifications

    Certificate of Attendance

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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