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PY5011 - Methods of Intervention 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to MPsych or DPsych students or with permission of the Programme Director.

This subject provides students with a comprehensive set of assessment, formulation and intervention approaches based on a cognitive-behavioural framework. Students will learn to analyse specific problems from a cognitive-behavioural perspective and be given foundations for learning applied skills necessary for working with anxiety and mood disorders.

Learning Outcomes

  • conceptualise and apply an advanced understanding of methods, principles and theories related to the application of cognitive-behavioural approaches;
  • formulate cases from a cognitive-behavioural therapy perspective, with consideration for alignment and integration with other psychotherapeutic models;
  • demonstrate competency with the application of cognitive-behavioural therapy skills;
  • convey propositions, strategies, recommendations, conclusions and professional decisions through advanced written and oral communication skills.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > Presentations - (20%)
  • Skill demonstration - (40%)
  • Case conceptualisation - (40%).
PY5004 PY5301 PY5302 PY5303 PY5304 PY5305 PY6301 PY6302 PY6303


JCU Singapore, Study Period 59, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.