Students are required to undertake placement within their current workplace or submit an expression of interest to the Topic Coordinator for alternative options prior to the commencement of the topic. Students are required to meet all pre-placement and fit for placement requirements prior to undertaking the practicum.
The topic aims to provide each student undertaking a final clinical placement opportunities to consolidate and extend clinical competencies in cognitive behaviour therapy for a range of psychological disorders. The focus of the topic is to ensure that each student has demonstrated competencies in all areas relating to the delivery of CBT. Students will be required to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and skills in case formulations, structured and collaborative treatment planning and capacity to maintain fidelity to a CBT framework informed by ongoing reflective clinical supervision engagement.
This topic aims to offer each student a structured, clinical framework to consolidate and extend adherence and competence in the delivery of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). Students are provided with ongoing clinical supervision to refine and advance clinical skills and reflective practice techniques. It is expected that on completion students will be proficient and competent to provide a range of CBT interventions to people experiencing psychological disorders as recognised by national and international accreditation organisations.