Module title: Working with people using psychological interventions

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: NMS09153
Module leader: Fiona Carver
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Mental Health and Learning Disability
Prerequisites

n/a


Description of module content:

Students will be introduced to the theory and skills of non-pharmacological approaches in working with people to enhance their coping abilities. Attention will be paid throughout the module to the current health and social care drivers and to underpinning philosophies of the range of interventions. The module explores the delivery of psychological interventions for a range of health issues e.g. depression, anxiety, sleep problems, long term physical health problems e.g. diabetes, cardiac conditions as well as psychosis.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Evaluate the use of psychological interventions for a range of people who experience mental and long term physical health problems
LO2: Examine the impact of psychological interventions on recovery in people with health problems
LO3: Demonstrate an awareness of key therapeutic skills related to psychological interventions
LO4: Evaluate the research evidence in support of the delivery of specific psychological interventions

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Recommended - BARKER, P (2011) PSYCHIATRIC AND MENTAL HEALTH NURSING: THE CRAFT OF CARING: DAWSON BOOKS, 2nd ed. - ISBN: 9781444113044
Recommended - NORMAN, I & RYRIE, I (2013) THE ART AND SCIENCE OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING: A TEXTBOOK OF PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE: OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS, 3rd ed. - ISBN: 9780335245628
Recommended - O'CONNELL, B (2012) SOLUTION-FOCUSED THERAPY: SAGE, 3rd ed. - ISBN: 9780857024152
Recommended - MILLER,W & ROLLNICK, S (2011) MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING : PREPARING PEOPLE FOR CHANGE
: EBOOKS CORPORATION
, 2nd ed. - ISBN: 9781593859404
Recommended - WILLIAMS, C & CHELLINGSWORTH, M (2010) CBT A CLINICIAN’S GUIDE TO USING THE FIVE AREAS APPROACH: HODDER ARNOLD
, 1st ed. - ISBN: 9780340991299
Recommended - PAGOTO, S (2011) PSYCHOLOGICAL CO-MORBIDITIES OF PHYSICAL ILLNESS A BEHAVIOURAL MEDICINE PERSPECTIVE: SPRINGER, 1st ed. - ISBN: 9781441900296
Recommended - WILLIAMSON, A (2012) BRIEF PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE: DAWSON BOOKS
, 1st ed. - ISBN: 9780470772836
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