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Module code:PSYCG199(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Young People: Dissertation
Credit value:60
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser:Sandra Dunsmuir
Organiser's location:Anna Freud Centre
Available for students in Year(s):3,
Module prerequisites:Yes. Completion of all 4 Certificate modules from year 1 and all 4 Diploma modules from year 2.  
Module outline:This course provides an overview of research design and data analysis (both quantitative and qualitative) and a critical framework to view and contribute to the evidence-base relating to CBT with children and young people. This provides the basis for study around the thesis topic and individual research following a recognized/referenced research method. There will also be a focus on development of skills in preparation, analysis and presentation of work. 
Module aims:There are two main aims of the module. Firstly, for student to complete a dissertation (10,000 to 12,000 words) on a particular aspect of CBT practice with children and young people. Secondly, to further develop their CBT skills with children and young people through on-going group supervision of their CBT practice with children. The dissertation will involve three components: 1. Literature review 2. Empirical study 3. Critical appraisal 
Module objectives:Knowledge and understanding: - To demonstrate advanced knowledge of the theoretical, developmental and evidence base of CBT for children and young people. Intellectual (thinking) skills: - To evaluate critically the empirical and theoretical basis of CBT with children and young people. - To apply theoretical understanding in the design and conduct of a piece of relevant empirical research Skills and other attributes: - To communicate effectively in writing in using a clear and structured approach to theoretical material - To communicate effectively in group discussion - To study independently  
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Module assessment:Dissertation 100.00%. 
Taking this module as an option?:No 
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