Course Overview

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.

Applications and Selections

Who Teaches this Course

Requirements and Assessment

This module is delivered as class attendance (four days), directed study and assessed by OSCE.

 

 

 

Key Facts

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.

Additional Requirements

Duration

One Semester (Jan-March)

Next start date

January 2021

A Level Grades ()

Average intake

15

Closing Date

27th November 2020

NFQ level

Level 9

Mode of study



This module is delivered as class attendance (four days), directed study and assessed by OSCE.



ECTS weighting

10

Award

Stand Alone Module: Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

CAO

Course code

Course Outline

Attendance Dates:

  • Wednesday 6th January 2021 - Induction Day
  • Tuesday 12th January 2021
  • Tuesday 26th January 2021
  • Tuesday 02nd February 2021

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

Who’s Suited to This Course

The Department 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.

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

Learning Outcomes

 

Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€800 (2020/2021)

Fees: Tuition

Fees: Student levy

Fees: Non EU

 

Fees can be paid securely through our Online Payment Facility

 

Find out More

Kelly Baker
Postgraduate Administrator 
Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies
St. Angela's College,
Clogherevagh, Lough Gill
Co Sligo, F91 C634

T: 071-9135612
E: kbaker@stangelas.nuigalway.ie 

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