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An Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
S01131

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

This short course will introduce you to the key concepts and some of the therapeutic methods used in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). In order, to better understand how the different theories have been applied and have developed, this course will briefly cover the historical development of the relevant theories whilst allowing you opportunities to consider how some of the basic concepts can be applied for your own wellbeing.

Course Content

The course will covers:
A brief history of CBT (including some basic concepts of cognitive and behavioural theories)
The Core Principles of CBT
Self-reflection
Scenario setting for wellbeing

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.
There are no academic entry requirements for this workshop
The session will be delivered onsite at our Richmond campus. In the event that learning needs to take place online, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, or smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons.

Additional Information

Please note this course assumes you have little or no theoretical knowledge and experience of CBT.
Course activities will include tutor presentation, question and answer and discussion, with opportunities for interactive pair and group work.

There is no formal assessment for this course, however you will be expected to actively participate in your individual learning plan, group activities and self-reflection tasks. Should you feel comfortable doing so, you will be encouraged to share from your own personal experiences.

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Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: https://my.rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.