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Module code:PSYCGN47(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Clinical Skills 1
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
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Organiser's location:Anna Freud Centre
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Available for students in Year(s):2,
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Module outline:Competent therapy requires that the clinician be skilled in tailoring interventions to the needs, expectations and circumstances of the child and his or her family, whilst also maintaining a treatment focus and using appropriate intervention strategies. This module, which is both theoretical and practical, covers some of the key topics related to establishing and maintaining a treatment focus and using specific intervention strategies based on a multi-theoretical perspective. Topics would range from core clinical skills (clarification, confrontation etc.) to techniques specific to a range of theoretical perspectives (therapist's use of self, working with the transference, cognitive re-structuring, social skills training, systemic interventions etc.) 
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Module objectives:The module aims to introduce students to a variety of models of therapeutic work with children and families, from a multi-theoretical perspective (including psychodynamic, systemic and cognitive-behavioural). The module is both theoretical and practical, with students developing an understanding of different models of therapeutic change and the techniques associated with them, as well as aiming to develop the students' skills in making appropriate use of a range of interventions.  
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Module assessment:Oral practical based on casework 100.00%. 
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