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Maudsley Masterclass

Behavioural activation and beyond for treating depression

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9:30AM - 4.30PM
1 Day
Lunch provided
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About the course

This workshop builds on the basic and ends on the latest research in non-medical treatments of depression. Behavioural Activation is an intervention of choice for depression and is widely used in psychology services. We will cover the assessment of patients with depression to identify problematic lifestyle, cognitive, and interpersonal factors, as well as how to make use of CBT for sleep, exercise, triple chronotherapy, and nutritional interventions in your management plans.

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Learning Objectives

What you will learn from taking this course:

  • Describe the theory, principles, and different types of Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • Describe the principles of rumination based cognitive therapy and functional analytical psychotherapy, and how these relate to BA
  • Perform an assessment of avoidance and compensatory strategies in patients with depression
  • Perform a functional analysis and formulation of cognitive processes and behaviours in patients with depression
  • Devise an appropriate BA programme, including a two-week intensive programme
  • Assess nutrition and recommend nutritional interventions for depression
  • Prescribe phototherapy and triple chronotherapy for the rapid treatment of depression

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Target Audience
Any mental health professionals
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Lunch Option
All staff working with people living with dementia and their carers
Lunch & refreshments provided
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Course Details
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Length & Time
Ortus Event and Learning Centre
82-96 Grove Ln
1 Day 9.30AM- 4.30PM

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