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Therapeutic Models and Interventions in Individual Therapy
Course: BHS205

First Term: 2020 Fall
Lecture   3.0 Credit(s)   3.0 Period(s)   3.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S - Standard Load

Description: Introduction to the major evidence-based therapeutic models and interventions in social and behavioral sciences. Defines the key concepts, techniques and procedures of each theoretical model.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Compare and contrast the tenets of the major therapeutic models used in the social and behavioral sciences. (I, II)
2. Differentiate between the roles of the caregiver and other helping professionals in each model. (I, II)
3. Identify the client`s role in each model. (I, II)
4. Differentiate between the therapeutic techniques of each model. (I, II)
5. Identify the theory that best fits one`s personal philosophy of practice. (I, II)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Therapeutic approaches in social and behavioral sciences: evidence-based models
   A. Person-centered
   B. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
   C. Social system theory
   D. Transtheoretical: motivational interviewing
   E. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
   F. Other common models
II. Comparison of models
   A. Key concepts and tenets
   B. Role of caregiver and other helping professionals
   C. Client`s role
   D. Therapeutic techniques and procedures
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 25, 2020

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