Psychology 527 - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Course Outline: Same as outlined in the Beck text.
Assessment Instruments: [administered pre-post and during the 15 week semester]
Group Cohesion Scale Beck Depression Inventory II Beck Hopelessness Scale Beck Anxiety scale Personal Belief Questionnaire (PBQ) Social Networks Inventory Thought Records Spontaneity Scale Intimacy Attitude Scale Young's Schema Questionnaire 3 Young Compensation Inventory Young Parenting Inventory Young-Rugh Avoidance Inventory
Schema Mode Inventory 1.1 (SMI)
On-Line CBT Resources
Mood Gym Information, quizzes, games and skills training to help prevent depression.
Living Life to the Full Free online life skills course for people feeling distressed. Helps you understand why you feel as you do and make changes in your thinking, activities, sleep and relationships.
Group & individual
cognitive psychotherapy include studies that provide an understanding of
group development, dynamics, and counseling theories; individual &
group counseling methods and skills; and other individual & group
approaches. Studies in this area include, but are not limited to the following:
Course Requirements - Evaluation: Grades are based on the following:
|Therapist Team Assignment - August 27th. 15% of your total grade. Identify behavioral experiment!|
|Project -- a one - two page Behavioral Experiment (BE) proposal (design of behavioral experiment-project) due September 3rd .|
|Finalized Behavioral Experiment proposal - due September 10 th..|
|Literature review - list of resources "checkup (1)" due September 17 th.|
|Literature review - list of resources "checkup (2)" due October 1st..|
|Treatment plan write-up & development - 25% of total grade. Case sent to you-October 8th - Due October 15th|
|Completed Behavioral Experiment due November 12 th. -- worth 40% of your total grade.|
|PPT - Prezi presentations, overview & discussion, begin November 26, December 3rd & December 10th. 20% of total grade.|
Evaluations and assignments to be completed by the stated "due dates".
Project - Behavioral Experiment:
Select a behavior or personal characteristic you wish to challenge/change. This should be something that you have been concerned with and will not be embarrassing to report or write about. Examples of previous behavioral projects include panic attacks, inappropriate anger, depression, lack of assertion skills, low self-esteem, marital conflict, habitual tardiness, time management, test anxiety, weight control difficulties, perfectionism, and eating disorders, to name a few.
|Check the literature for studies supporting your behavioral experiment as well as to give ideas on how to intervene with cognitive behavioral techniques. Search the readings in texts, Psych-Lit, Social Science Index (reference section of library), as well as search engines on the Internet, e.g., Google Chrome/Scholar. To cite works use APA, 6th edition. See Purdue Owl for APA assistance!|
Additional information on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy:
|The Center for Cognitive Therapy|
|CognitiveTherapy Center Of NY|
|Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research|
|Articles, Research & Resources in Psychology|
You will be randomly assigned to a 'Peer Therapist' to discuss project ideas (behavioral experiment) collaboratively. Set up a meeting with your Peer Therapist to exchange ideas during the first week of the semester, and continue weekly meetings throughout the semester. The collaborative Peer Meetings are required to clarify/address the behavior you will be challenging. The focus of the peer therapist team is critiquing your ideas in challanging the behavior you are confronting and how you might go about it. Text books & The 'Peer Therapist' concept are discussed during first class session.
your one - two page Behavioral Experiment (BE) proposal [electronically] . Your proposal identifies how you intend to conduct
your Behavioral Experiment (BE) as well as plan for intervention(s) and
your methods of measuring outcome (scales)!
final report comply with APA format to include the following:
Statement: “At WCU we wish to
make accommodations for persons with disabilities.
Please make your needs known by contacting the instructor at the
beginning of the semester. Sufficient notice is needed in order to make