Provides an understanding of the advanced use of interpersonal psychotherapy for depression and a critical understanding of how IPT has been developed for other disorders.
Individuals completing this paper will have a more in-depth knowledge of the practice of interpersonal psychotherapy across a range of disorders and clinical settings. They will be able to use this as a strong foundation for learning practical skills in interpersonal psychotherapy and apply this knowledge to future higher level research.
|Paper title||Advanced Applications of Interpersonal Psychotherapy|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2019, expected to be offered in 2020|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,801.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$9,869.50|
- Limited to
- MHealSc, PGDipHealSc, PGCertHealSc
- Candidates must possess an appropriate health professional qualification and have at least two years postgraduate clinical experience.
- Suitable for individuals with a health background and experience of working with mental health disorders.
- Judith Stone, email@example.com
- More information link
- View further information about PSME 426
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Associate Professor Sue Luty
- Paper Structure
- The paper includes:
- An advanced understanding of IPT for depression
- An understanding of how IPT has been developed for a number of other psychiatric disorders, including bipolar disorder and eating disorders
- Anxiety disorders and interpersonal counselling for general practitioners
- A comparison of other psychotherapies with interpersonal psychotherapy
- An understanding of the different skills involved in applying interpersonal psychotherapy to other disorders
- Teaching Arrangements
- This paper is taught by four 2-day block courses in Christchurch. Attendance at all block courses is compulsory.
- No specific textbooks are required, but students will be provided with a list of suggested readings, which are available from the library.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Critical thinking.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will
- Have an advanced knowledge of IPT for depression
- Understand how IPT is used for difficult patients
- Understand the application of IPT for other disorders
- Understand the research development of IPT for other disorders
- Further develop proficiency with critically analysing, interpreting data and problem solving
- Be able to locate, organise, synthesise and apply information in order to understand the psychotherapy process in IPT