Adapting Psychological Therapies for People with Cognitive Impairment, Short Course | Part time online | La Trobe University | Australia
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Adapting Psychological Therapies for People with Cognitive Impairment

1 months
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495 AUD/full
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Learn evidence-based practice techniques in psychological interventions for people with brain injury or conditions that affect their cognitive functioning. This Adapting Psychological Therapies for People with Cognitive Impairment course is offered at La Trobe University.

Overview

About the course

This Adapting Psychological Therapies for People with Cognitive Impairment short course at La Trobe University will help you develop valuable skills in adapting cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and other psychological therapies for people with cognitive impairments associated with conditions affecting the brain.

Designed for practising psychologists in areas such as clinical neuropsychology, clinical psychology and health psychology, the 5 weekly classes will introduce you to evidence-based approaches to psychological interventions for people with brain injury and illness.

Programme Structure

Through this short course, you’ll learn to:
  • identify common presenting features of depression and anxiety in the context of brain conditions
  • understand the current state of research evidence for CBT, ACT and other psychological therapies in people with brain injury and illness
  • deliver the key components of the manualised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Anxiety and Depression: Adapted for Brain Injury (CBT-ABI) program
  • observe, learn and practise key adaptations to CBT and other psychological therapies for people with cognitive impairments
  • outline challenges when working with cognitively impaired cohorts and explore potential ways to manage them
  • explore how adapted psychological therapies may be applied in a range of clinical contexts.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Participants must be registered psychologists with the Psychology Board of Australia (registrars are eligible).
  • While the course is suitable for psychologists at any stage of their career, they should have basic knowledge of the principles of CBT.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    495 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 495 AUD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    495 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 495 AUD for the full programme during 1 months.

Funding

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Adapting Psychological Therapies for People with Cognitive Impairment
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Adapting Psychological Therapies for People with Cognitive Impairment
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