2018-2019 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog 
    Apr 08, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RHB608: Advanced Internship II and Seminar in Mental Health: CBT

3 Credit(s)
This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of past and current psychotherapeutic approaches with the primary focus being placed on the cognitive behavioral, evidence -based therapeutic intervention, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that is used for treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) as well as other mental health related issues.  Students gain familiarity and insight into the practical application of this intervention through discourse and subsequent practice with fieldwork application.  Additionally, this seminar addresses principles of crisis intervention for people with mental health disabilities during crises, disasters and trauma -causing events.  Students learn to implement effective crisis assessment tools for clients that are in overwhelming emotional turmoil and recommend the appropriate clinical intervention(s) based upon the aforementioned tools. Students are required to complete a minimum of 300 hours over a four month period as a clinical rehabilitation and mental health counselor intern. Students must be supervised one hour per week under the supervision of a MA level licensed on-site counselor approved by the University.
Prerequisite(s): RHB 570  and RHB 605