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C84ICI Individual Client Interventions
(Last Updated:15 August 2017)

Year  17/18

Total Credits: 40

Level: Level 4

Target Students:  Doctorate students on DClinPsy There is a limited number of places on this module. Students are reminded that enrolments which are not agreed by the Offering School in advance may be cancelled without notice.

Taught Semesters:

SemesterAssessment
Spring Assessed by end of Summer Vacation 

Prerequisites: None.

Corequisites:  None.

Summary of Content:  This module provides students with the theoretical foundations to understand the phenomenology of problems commonly referred to clinical psychology services. In this module students develop the key skills for planning and delivering CBT interventions with individual clients, based specifically on models of engagement and change of CBT and other psychological EBP models.

Relationship to External Bodies Approved by HCPC. Accredited by BPS.

Method and Frequency of Class:
Specific Activities are not listed
Further Activity Details:
Lectures, student led and tutor led seminars, skills workshops, role-plays, reflective practice groups, clinical presentations, peer supervision, group and individual tutorials, personal study and group learning. Please see DClinPsy online learning systems at Nottingham (and Lincoln) for the full module timetable or see Timetables at www.nottingham.ac.uk for online module timetable.

Method of Assessment: 

Assessment TypeWeightRequirements
Coursework 1 40 Problem-based learning assignment: Written Report (3,500 words). NB All components must be passed to pass the module. 
Practical 40 Problem-based learning assignment: Role play interview. NB All components must be passed to pass the module. 
Coursework 2 20 Problem-based learning assignment: Reflective Report (1,500 words). NB All components must be passed to pass the module. 

Convenor: 
Dr R Sabin Farrell

Education Aims:  The aims of this module are to familiarise students with the theoretical models clinicians use to understand the acquisition, instigation and maintenance of problems commonly referred to clinical psychology services. Students also learn about models of change and growth derived from CBT and other EBP based models in order to develop and deliver effective client-focussed interventions.

As the module progresses, students practice skills of formulating from more than one evidence-based theoretical perspective and learn how to offer a CBT formulation tailored to the capacities of their clients; negotiate a therapeutic contract appropriate to different client problems and service settings; and deliver a CBT intervention.

Students consolidate their scientist-practitioner stance and reflective practice skills and further develop the capacity to work effectively in pairs and small groups.

Learning Outcomes:  

Offering School:  Medicine


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