To introduce the students to key therapeutic models and how they can be applied to specific client groups within the field of mental health nursing.
On successful completion of the module the student will be able to:
To identify key therapeutic approaches for people with mental health problems
To critically evaluate the evidence base supporting such approaches in mental health nursing
To clearly understand the students role within the therapeutic approach
To demonstrate a critical understanding of specific applications within at least one approach
To critically reflect on the importance of the therapeutic alliance
To analyse core needs of specific client groups and the individual therapeutic needs and requirements within such groups