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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT Level 4

Course Code: OSC1015
Course Level: 4

Course Overview

Gain a thorough understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, from home!

  • The National Institute for Clinical Excellence recommends Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as an effective treatment of many mental health conditions
  • CBT uses the approach of assessing the patient’s problem rather than the symptoms
  • Discover the different cognitive techniques used to treat specific emotional issues
  • CBT aims to replace negative feelings with positive ones to create an emotional balance

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Review of CBT Skills and Theory
    • Aims of CBT
    • Basic cognitive principles
    • The triadic structure of CBT
    • The therapeutic relationship
    • CBT Delivery
    • CBT Assessment
    • Core skills
    Unit 2: Case Conceptualisation and Measurement
    • Describing problems
    • Past history
    • Formulation
    • Measurement
    • The Socratic Method
    • The client as therapist
    • Models of memory
    Unit 3: Physical Techniques and Behavioural Experiments
    • Behaviour experiments
    • Discussion about methods
    • Planned BEs
    • Physical Techniques
  • Unit 4: Depression and Anxiety Disorders: Models and Protocols
    • Depression
    • Therapeutic considerations
    • Suicidal thoughts
    • Anxiety
    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Panic disorder
    • Phobias
    Unit 5: Wider Developments in CBT Practice
    • Eating Disorders
    • Trauma
    • Anger
    • Psychosis
    • Relationships
    • Substance misuse
    • Common core themes
    • Alternative methods of delivery
    • Group CBT
    • Schemata
    • Compassion-based CBT
    • Mindfulness-based CBT
    • Group work
    Unit 6: Evaluating CBT Practice
    • Why evaluate CBT?
    • Using statistics
    • Questionnaires
    • Evaluation of services
    • Supervision

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 180 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you or sent via email, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills do I need to enrol onto this course?

No previous knowledge is mandatory for enrolling onto this course. However, you may wish to study Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Level 3 before progressing to Level 4, particularly if you have no prior experience of the subject.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
  • * Not included with the online study option

Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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