Critically discuss cognitive behavioural therapy as a intervention in practice
Critically discuss AN INTERVENTION (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) IN PRACTICE
The following Learning Outcomes are to be assessed using this piece of work:
1. Discuss principles of promoting recovery and independence for people with mental health problems
2. Critically discuss principles underpinning key mental health interventions
3. Evaluate the evidence base for contemporary mental health nursing practice
You should focus this essay upon a particular evidence-based intervention which is used within contemporary mental health nursing practice with people experiencing common mental health difficulties or severe mental health difficulties or both or dementia.
THE AIM OF THIS ASSIGNMENT IS TO CHOOSE AN INTERVENTION AND CRITICALLY ANALYSE IT AND TO EXPLAIN HOW IT IS CARRIED OUT. IT DOES NOT REQUIRE YOU TO USE A REFLECTIVE MODEL.
THIS INTERVENTION MUST BE DIFFERENT FROM THE INTERVENTION EXAMINED WITHIN YOUR CASE STUDY.
You should consider the following points within your discussion and critically analyze the material and evidence available drawing upon various examples from practice to illustrate your analysis. It is NOT a case study of one client:
Your choice of intervention that you will explore in depth
The overall approach in which the intervention is usually used which may be CBT, PSI, SFBT, Person-Centred etc or may overlap several approaches
A review of the literature/evidence base for the intervention you choose
A review of the evidence base for the intervention
The details relating to the intervention ie how is it explained to clients, delivered, monitored and evaluated
For which client group or groups does it provide the most benefit
Summary of the main body
How you will apply this intervention within your own nursing practice
What implications does this intervention have for mental health nursing in general?
Please use 20 references in Harvard style.