Foundations Of Intervention: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy I

Course Number: 
MPO529
Type: 
Graduate Education
Quarter Hours: 
3 Quarter Hours
Course Description: 
This course introduces the student to the theory and practice of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Empirically supported CBT interventions for specific psychiatric problems including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and substance use disorders will be reviewed. Through participation in course lectures and discussion as well as role playing exercises, written assignments, and watching of tapes of master clinicians, students will gain the skill necessary to decide upon appropriate assessment methods, to develop cognitive behavioral case conceptualizations, to utilize techniques of CBT, and to evaluate progress in treatment.