ADVANCED PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS
2017/2018, Semester 2
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (Nursing/Alice Lee Ctr for Nursing Stud)
Modular Credits: 4
This module aims to provide the conceptual and theoretical foundations of selected psychosocial interventions in the management of individuals with mental health problems/disorders across life span. Major emphases are on individual, group, and family interventions. Stress management and motivational interviewing are included.
Upon completion of this module, students will be able to:
demonstrate an advanced knowledge base of therapeutic modalities for individuals with mental health problems/disorders.
compare and contrast therapeutic modalities in the management of mental health problems/disorders.
discuss principles, process, and various theoretical approaches of individual and group interventions.
apply individual, group and/or family interventions in simulated or actual clinical settings.
apply critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills to determine appropriate psychosocial interventions to meet the culturally diverse mental health needs across the life span.
integrate relevant research findings in the clinical management of selected mental health conditions across the life span and practice settings.
demonstrate an ability to reflect on their practice.
NUR5401 Advanced Psychopathology
(iv) Fieldwork, projects, assignments, etc:
(v) Preparatory work:
Principles, Goals, and Process of Individual Psychotherapy
Classic theories of Individual Psychothera
Empirical Evidence Relating to Individual Psychotherapy
2. Group psychoherapy
3. Family therapy
4. Motivational Interviewing in Health Care
5. Stress management interventions
1) Conducting simulated Group intervention
9, 16, 23 March 2018
2) Written Assignment:
Evidence-based individual psychosocial intervention
30 March 2018
3) Final Examination
3 May 2018, 1:00pm-3:00pm