Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

PSYCHIAT 769 - CBT with Children, Adolescents & their Families 1

15 Points

Semester 1


Explores Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as an evidence-based treatment for children, adolescents and their families, and covers both theoretical and practical applications of CBT. Specifically designed for New Zealand based practitioners working clinically and/or therapeutically with families, students will learn the CBT model, treatment packages and strategies for depression and anxiety. There is also a strong focus on culturally appropriate interventions (especially those appropriate for Māori).


Prerequisite: PSYCHIAT 740, 747

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