Nursing - Therapeutic Engagement - Module

This module will build on previous knowledge/skills to facilitate practitioners to use therapeutic engagement at specialist/ advanced levels in healthcare practice. Therapeutic engagement is an essential means through which healing and personal growth and development are achieved within nursing, midwifery and healthcare practice. Participants completing this module will improve the efficacy of their current practice through increased knowledge of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and its use in addressing maladaptive cognition and behaviour.

Theoretical foundations of therapeutic engagement and counselling: Person centred/humanistic. Cognitive and behavioural; and Psychodynamic approaches to the therapeutic process and counselling Levels of Therapeutic Engagement: Elements of therapeutic dialogue. § Working with Trauma Introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); CBT techniques used to: facilitate assessment, adaptive coping responses, functional analysis, use of outcome measures, and developing a collaborative case formulation; and Brief Interventions.

Subjects taught

Therapeutic Engagement NS6042

Entry requirements

A recognised health-related professional qualification and current professional registration with their relevant regulatory professional body e.g., CORU, NMBI, PHECC.

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet criteria identified in the English Language qualifications set by the University of Limerick.

Successful completion of this module does not automatically qualify you for entry into a further award. All programme applicants must meet the entry requirements listed if applying for a further award.

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One Semester (12 Weeks) part-time.

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: Spring 2024

Post Course Info

This micro-credential represents a single module within a larger further award (eg. Certificate, Diploma, Masters). By taking this micro-credential you may be eligible to apply for a credit exemption should you progress to study for a further award. The programmes associated with this MicroCred are:

Advanced Clinical Practice - Postgraduate Certificate
Nursing Studies MSc
Perinatal Mental Health - MSc

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