Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy


The Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (GCCBT) is an 18-unit program offered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

Except with the permission of Faculty Board, students must complete the program in no more than two consecutive semesters.

It articulates with the 36-unit Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and the 72-unit Master of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. The sequentially developed topics allow progression through the three awards upon successful admission into the subsequent awards. A student who has completed the Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy may be granted credit for up to 18 units of topics if admitted into the Graduate Diploma.

Admission requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in a health-related area. However, the Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Course aims

The Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy will equip individuals with a defined and structured knowledge of Low Intensity CBT (LICBT) interventions and complimentary evidence-based focused psychological strategies for people experiencing psychological disorders across a continuum (Refer to https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/newaccess). The course aims to provide the opportunity for individuals working in health related areas, to increase and develop their knowledge in evidence based assessment and interventions for high prevalence psychological disorders within a competency-based cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) framework.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, graduates will have met basic competencies in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and be able to:

  • Assess and provide Low Intensity CBT interventions to individuals with high prevalence psychological disorders within a stepped-care model
  • Demonstrate competencies in determining appropriate treatment models for high prevalence psychological disorders within a collaborative CBT framework
  • Apply learning and behavioural theories to practical applications in clinical settings
  • Determine appropriate referral and transfer of care options for people with a range of high prevalence psychological disorders.

Program of study

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, a student must complete 18 units as specified below with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic.

Except with permission of the Faculty Board the award of a grade of fail (F) on more than one occasion in the same topic may constitute prima facie evidence of unsatisfactory progress for the purposes of the University's Policy on Student Progress.

 

For further information visit: http://www.flinders.edu.au/courses/rules/postgrad/gccbt.cfm

 


Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

The Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (GDPCBT) is a 36-unit program involving coursework and clinical practicums. It is offered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. Except with the permission of the Faculty Board, the course must be completed within four consecutive semesters. The course articulates with the 18-unit Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and the 72-unit Master of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. A student who has completed the Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy may be granted credit for up to 18 units of topics if admitted into the Graduate Diploma.

Admission requirements

Applicants must hold an approved undergraduate degree, or hold the Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy from Flinders University. However, the Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Course aims

The Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy will equip individuals with an extended and progressive knowledge of CBT interventions and complimentary evidence-based focused psychological strategies. Individuals will have demonstrated clinical competencies through various modes and also undertake supervised practicums that offer integrated learning opportunities to consolidate clinical skills development. The course aims to provide opportunities for individuals working in health related areas to extend and consolidate their knowledge in evidence-based assessment and interventions for high prevalence psychological disorders within a competency-based cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) framework.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, graduates will have met specific competencies in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and be able to:

  • Provide cognitive behaviour therapy to people experiencing high prevalence psychological disorders within a supervisory evidence-based framework.
  • Deliver evidence-based interventions such as motivational interviewing, behavioural activation and other focused psychological strategies.
  • Respond to the evolving and changing model of mental health care within national and international service provisions.
  • Determine cognitive and behavioural case formulations for a range of high prevalence psychological disorders.
  • Administer clinical tools and measures to guide and inform collaborative treatment planning.
  • Participate and engage in clinical supervision through the use of reflective practice techniques.

Program of study

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, a student must complete 36 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic. Except with permission of the Faculty Board, the award of a grade of fail (F) on more than one occasion in the same topic may constitute prima facie evidence of unsatisfactory progress for the purposes of the University's Policy on Student Progress.

The Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (GDPCBT) is comprised of the four core topics in the Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (GCCBT) and four additional core topics

 

For further information visit:  http://www.flinders.edu.au/courses/rules/postgrad/gdpcbt.cfm

 


Master of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

The Master of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MCBT) is a 72-unit program involving coursework, clinical practicums and research. It is offered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. The course articulates with the 36-unit Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. A student who has completed the Graduate Diploma may be granted credit if admitted into the Master of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy award. Except with the permission of the Faculty Board, the course must be completed in no more than eight consecutive semesters.

Admission requirements

Applicants must hold an approved undergraduate degree, or hold the Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy from Flinders University. However, the Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Course aims

The Master of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy offers clinical practice and research opportunities in the field of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based therapies for high prevalence psychological disorders. Individuals will complete extensive supervised practicums that offer structured and integrated learning opportunities for advanced skills development. The course aims to provide individuals from diverse health related areas with a comprehensive and innovative learning environment that consolidates expertise in the area of CBT within a competency-based framework.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, students will have met advanced competencies in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and be able to:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments and treatment plans with people with high prevalence psychological and related disorders using an evidence-based CBT framework.
  • Integrate valid and reliable clinical tools and measures to guide and inform assessment and treatment interventions with people experiencing psychological disorders.
  • Contribute meaningfully to an evolving and changing model of health care both nationally and internationally.
  • Combine and deliver a range of evidence-based focused psychological strategies through supervised, collaborative, client-directed models of care.
  • Contribute and apply transdisciplinary research skills in mental health, cognitive behaviour therapy and related fields.
  • Practice as a proficient and competent Cognitive Behavioural Therapist.

Program of study

To qualify for the Master of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, a student must complete 72 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic. Except with permission of the Faculty Board, the award of a grade of fail (F) on more than one occasion in the same topic may constitute prima facie evidence of unsatisfactory progress for the purposes of the University's Policy on Student Progress.

The Master of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MCBT) is comprised of fourteen core topics and two elective topics. The Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (GDPCBT) is comprised of the four core topics in the Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (GCCBT) and four additional core topics.

 

For further information visit: http://www.flinders.edu.au/courses/rules/postgrad/mcbt.cfm