Interventions 3 - Advanced CBT Applications

Unit code: APC7003 | Study level: Postgraduate
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
Footscray Nicholson
Footscray Park
APC6091 - Interventions 1 - Introduction to CBT
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit further develops students’ skills in the assessment, formulation, and treatment using cognitive and behavioural therapies. Learning will focus on extending the application of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) across the lifespan and with diverse population groups. Students will also develop skills in third wave approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Schema Therapy.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Conceptualise, plan and implement treatment based on a CBT framework;
  2. Critically reflect on, contextualise, and apply CBT techniques to a client’s individual requirements;
  3. Contextualise the use of CBT across the lifespan and for diverse populations;
  4. Exhibit clinical competencies in regard to provision of CBT interventions.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Assignment
Grade: 25%
Written reflection (1000 words)
Assessment type: Assignment
Grade: 40%
Case Formulation and Treatment Plan (2000 words)
Assessment type: Assignment
Grade: 35%
Demonstration of and written reflection on video recorded intervention (indicative of 2000 words).

Required reading

Required readings will be made available on VU Collaborate.

As part of a course

This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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