PSYC6405Cognitive Behaviour Therapy3 ch
The aim of this clinical seminar is to provide students with an advanced, critical understanding of theory and research pertaining to cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for children, adolesecents, and adults. Students will learn about the fundamental approach of CBT for assessing and treating a variety of disorders, adapting CBT for implementation across the lifespan, case formulation, and manualized therapy. Students are expected to be activley involved in discussion of assigned readings, library research on selected topics, and class presenations. Basic skills in CBT will be acquired through videotape deminstrations, role-plays, and peer-to-peer practice of specific therapeutic elements, such as cognitive restructuring and relaxation training.