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Module code:PSYCGN42 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Evaluating Clinical Interventions
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Dr Julian Edbrooke-Childs
Organiser's location:Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Famili
Available for students in Year(s):1
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Module outline:The module is comprised of two parts. In the first part (sessions 1-4) students will explore how to engage with existing evaluations of clinical interventions. We will introduce students to the theories of evidence-based practice and practice-based evidence and how to find and critically review evaluations of clinical interventions. In the second part (sessions 5-8) students will explore how to generate evaluations of their own clinical interventions. We will examine methodological approaches to conducting and analysing evaluations of clinical interventions, focussing on routine outcome monitoring in CAMHS. Throughout, we will focus on considering alternative perspectives on the strengths and limitations of evaluations of clinical interventions. The focus will be on understanding the key principles and practicalities of evaluating clinical interventions and how to apply this understanding to the types of evaluations students may be conducting during their CAMHS placements. 
Module aims:Through attending the course, the aim is for students to have met all the “core” CAMHS competencies in relation to evidence-based practice, including: -An overview of the concept of evidence-based practice and its role in child and family psychotherapy. -An understanding of the role that evaluation of interventions plays in successful therapy. - Specific knowledge of techniques for evaluating clinical interventions. 
Module objectives:-To think critically about how the concepts of evidence-based practice and practicebased evidence can inform our understanding of therapeutic work with children and families. -To use reasoning to extract the strengths and limitations of different models of evaluating interventions. -To critically evaluate theoretical contributions to the concept of “evidence-based practice”. -To develop practical skills in evaluating clinical interventions and to consider how to apply these skills to one’s own practice and research. 
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Module assessment:Exam (2 hours) 100.00% 
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Last updated:2017-03-09 11:50:49 by ucjthum