Event Details - Graduate Certificate in Psychotherapeutic Approaches (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Specialisation)
|Title:||Graduate Certificate in Psychotherapeutic Approaches (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Specialisation)|
|Type of Activity:||Workshops & Seminars|
|Objective of Course / Workshop:||
The aim of this workshop is to provide participants with an understanding of the theory and practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). In addition to sound theoretical knowledge, participants will learn the essential core skills required to practice CBT clinically.
CBT is a highly structured, short-term, present-oriented psychological therapy (aka psychotherapy) that aims to resolve a client’s presenting issues by modifying dysfunctional thoughts and behaviours. CBT is one of the most evidence-based research psychotherapy shown to be effective in treating a variety of disorders, particularly clinical depression and anxiety disorders.
This workshop is for participants who would like to practice CBT but do not have the necessary training. This workshop may also be useful for teachers, management, leadership teams, parents or and individuals who are passionate about people and want to help others achieve more meaningful results in life.
|Course / Workshop Outline:||
This workshop will cover the following areas:
1. Introduction to Psychotherapy
• The theoretical approaches in Counselling & Psychotherapy
2. Theory of CBT
• The historical development of CBT
• The structure of therapy sessions and the course of treatment
• The conceptual models of CBT
3. CBT Core Skills
• Professional and therapeutic skills
• Intake and Assessment
• Develop case formulation
• Develop treatment plan with client
• Providing intervention and treatment
4. Theories of Major DSM Psychological Disorders
• Major Depressive Disorder
• Anxiety Disorder
The delivery of this workshop is designed to be equivalent to a post-graduate module. This workshop comprised of a mixture of lectures, skills training, demonstration, role-play, class presentation, and self-directed learning.
1. Forty (40) hours of contact time over a period of five (5) days for lectures, skills training, demonstrations, practice role-plays, and class presentation.
2. Ten (10) hours of self-directed learning, and class assignments.
|Course / Workshop content:||
Day 1 (07 April 2019)
1.) Course Introduction (9am to 11am)
2.) Session 1: Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills (11am to 1pm)
2.) Session 2: Cognitive Therapy (2pm to 6pm)
Day 2 (08 May 2019)
1.) Session 3: Behavioural Therapy (9am to 1pm)
2.) Session 4: CBT, Part 1 (2pm to 6pm)
Day 3 (14 May 2019)
1.) Refresher (9am to 10.45am)
2.) Session 4: CBT, Part 2 (11am to 1pm)
3.) Session 5: Depression (2pm to 6pm)
Day 4 (15 May 2019)
1.) Session 6: Anxiety (9am to 1pm)
2.) Session 7: Ethics (2pm to 4pm)
3.) Group Assignment (4pm to 6pm)
Day 5 (21 May 2019)
1.) Group Presentation (9am to 11am)
2.) Session 8: Ending a Therapeutic Relationship (11am to 1pm)
3.) Session 9: New Directions (2pm to 6pm)
|Start/End Date:||07/12/2019 to 21/12/2019|
|Time:||09:00:00 - 18:00:00|
|Presenter / Provider:||Mr James Chong / The Lion Mind|
|Contact Name:||James Chong|
|Contact Phone:||(+65) 9677 6878|
|Qualifications:||Master in Counselling (Monash University), Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (National University of Singapore)|
James is the Counsellor with The Lion Mind. He has many years of experiences working with people from all walks of life (e.g. addiction, elderly, renal health, students, working professionals). As a strong believer of using evidence-based treatment, his counselling approaches include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. He is also proficient in providing career counselling, group counselling, psychiatric rehabilitation counselling, and in providing the 5Es of renal rehabilitation.
James has presented in 2 oral presentations during the 5th Asia Pacific Rim International Psychotherapy and Counselling Conference 2017 in Singapore, and has published a peer-reviewed paper in the Australia Counselling Association (ACA)’s Counselling Australia Magazine.
James is a strong believer in continuous education and life-long learning. To date, he has a Master in Counselling from Monash University, and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from the National University of Singapore (NUS). His other professional qualifications include Professional Diploma in Psychotherapy from the School of Positive Psychology, and Specialist Diploma in Career Counselling from Republic Polytechnic. He is also a WSQ certified HR Professional (Recruitment & Selection), and a certified Advanced Care Planning (ACP) Facilitator. In addition, James is currently a graduate student for the Master of Arts (Applied Psychology) programme with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
James is a registered Level 2 Practitioner (membership no. A0084) with the Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore (APACS), and an Affiliate member with the Australian Psychological Society (APS) since 2013. He is also a Full Member (membership no. FM019005C) with the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS) since 2019.
|Address:||1 Sophia Road|
|Is there disability parking and entry?||No|
|Are meals included with this event?||Yes|
|If yes, what meals?||Morning / Afternoon Tea|
|Registration Instruction (if applicable):||
Early bird and student concession rate available. Please enquire for more details.