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Module code:PSYCGN43(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Building and maintaining therapeutic relationships
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser:Dr Fiona John
Organiser's location:Anna Freud Centre
Organiser's email:fiona.john@annafreud.org
Available for students in Year(s):1,
Module prerequisites: 
Module outline:Competent therapy requires that an effective therapeutic relationship be established and maintained. This module, which is both theoretical and practical, covers five essential competencies, which cut across a range of therapeutic modalities: 1) Establishing a therapeutic alliance; 2) Fostering treatment-promoting behaviours; 3) Recognising and resolving resistance and ambivalence; 4) Recognising and repairing alliance ruptures; and 5) Recognising and working with transference and counter-transference. 
Module aims: 
Module objectives:The module aims to introduce students to the idea of the 'therapeutic alliance' and illustrate its centrality to therapeutic work with children and families. The module is both theoretical and practical, with students learning skills related to building and maintaining therapeutic relationships with children and families. The module aims to help students to integrate thinking from different perspectives and to develop core competences in building and maintaining therapeutic relationships 
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Module timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=PSYCGN43 
Module assessment:Oral practical assignment 100.00%. 
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