BMS420 Mindfulness and Acceptance in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (8)

Mindfulness approaches, arising from Eastern practices, have been recognised as a third-wave of psychotherapy in Western societies because of its ability to improve psychological functioning and to reduce emotional issue across a wide range of illness. Mindfulness-based therapies consist of a wide range of techniques suitable to the needs of individuals, similar to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. This subject explores the core elements of mindfulness a variety of mindfulness techniques and the relationship between mindfulness and de-automatisation.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BMS420. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Biomedical Sciences

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to reflect on the alignment between Mindfulness-based therapies and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Be able to describe, critique and reflect on the core elements of mindfulness approach
  • Be able to assess the relationship between mindfulness and de-automatisation
  • Be able to review and reflect on some of the body of evidence reporting a relationship between mindfulness approaches and behavioural and emotional disorders

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • A brief history of cognitive therapy
  • The role of cognition-behaviour-emotion
  • Four elements of mindfulness
  • Mindfulness and De-automatisation
  • Meditation approach on aggression, inappropriate sexual behaviour, obesity and smoking
  • A critical review of some of the clinical psychology literature on mindfulness

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of BMS420 in Session 1 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
Online multiple-choice assessment
40
2
Essay
60

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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BMS420

BMS420 Mindfulness and Acceptance in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (8)

Mindfulness approaches, arising from Eastern practices, have been recognised as a third-wave of psychotherapy in Western societies because of its ability to improve psychological functioning and to reduce emotional issue across a wide range of illness. Mindfulness-based therapies consist of a wide range of techniques suitable to the needs of individuals, similar to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. This subject explores the core elements of mindfulness a variety of mindfulness techniques and the relationship between mindfulness and de-automatisation.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BMS420. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Biomedical Sciences

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to reflect on the alignment between Mindfulness-based therapies and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Be able to describe, critique and reflect on the core elements of mindfulness approach
  • Be able to assess the relationship between mindfulness and de-automatisation
  • Be able to review and reflect on some of the body of evidence reporting a relationship between mindfulness approaches and behavioural and emotional disorders

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • A brief history of cognitive therapy
  • The role of cognition-behaviour-emotion
  • Four elements of mindfulness
  • Mindfulness and De-automatisation
  • Meditation approach on aggression, inappropriate sexual behaviour, obesity and smoking
  • A critical review of some of the clinical psychology literature on mindfulness

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of BMS420 in Session 1 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
Online multiple-choice assessment
40
2
Essay
60

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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