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  1. Week 2, Lecture 1: Approaching Employability 4 items
    Lecture Description. The intellectual, the reflective and the practical. In his seminar we will look at the Career Research Project assignment and criteria. Working in groups, we will explore skills and career ambitions and consider what employability means to you.
    1. The mismanagement of talent: employability and jobs in the knowledge economy - Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, Sara Williams, dawsonera 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Read Chapters 1, 2, 6 & 7

  2. Week 3, Lecture 2: My Future Self 5 items
    What does success mean? Psychological approach to employability. In this seminar we will explore career success and what motivates you. We will learn and evaluate career theory and identify your character strengths, presenting back to the group.
    1. Character strengths and virtues: a handbook and classification - Christopher Peterson, Martin E. P Seligman 2004

      Book Essential Read chapters 1 & 2

    2. Self-theories: their role in motivation, personality, and development - Carol S. Dweck, dawsonera c1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Read pages 1-43

  3. Week 4, Lecture 3: The Employers' Perspective 2 items
    The recruitment and selection process; competencies and career self-management. In this seminar we will recognise employers’ use of competencies, explore the resource-based view of careers and importance of social capital and networks. Through discussion and working in groups, we will evaluate role profiles and evidence how we meet requirements. We prepare for the panel of guest speakers.
  4. Week 5, Lecture 4: Experiences from Professionals in your Field 1 item
    Graduate labour market trends; researching career options. In this seminar we will explore career myths in the graduate labour market and in groups, identify the benefits of working in therapeutic care. We will identify what careers graduates of therapeutic care embark upon. We will hold and open workshop to identify support areas for work placements, short and long term career goals and review of assignment.
    1. Panel of external speakers

       

      No reading

  5. Week 6, Lecture 5: Exploring the Graduate Labour Market 6 items
    Graduate labour market trends; researching career options. In this seminar we will explore career myths in the graduate labour market and in groups, identify the benefits of working in therapeutic care. We will identify what careers graduates of therapeutic care embark upon. We will hold and open workshop to identify support areas for work placements, short and long term career goals and review of assignment.
    1. Skills and employment in the UK: the labour market story - UK Comission for Employment and Skills 2014

      Webpage Essential

    2. The Future of Work: Jobs and Skills in 2030 - UK Comission for Employment and Skills 2014

      Document Essential

  6. Week 7, Lecture 6: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - IAPT 4 items
    Professional Presentation by Doug Hiscock who is Senior Product Manager for SilverCloud Health, and formally, Head of Performance for Primary Care & Specialist Psychological Therapies, Colchester NHS
    1. Basic Theory, Development and Current Status of CBT

      Chapter Essential Please read chapter "Basic Theory, Development and Current Status of CBT".

    2. Cognitive Content of the Emotional Disorders

      Chapter Essential Please read chapter "Cognitive Content of the Emotional Disorders".

    3. Common Sense and Beyond

      Chapter Essential Please read chapter "Common Sense and Beyond".

    4. Distinctive Characteristics of CBT

      Chapter Essential Please read chapter "Distinctive Characteristics of CBT".

  7. Week 8, Lecture 7: Therapeutic Communities 3 items
    Professional presentation from Sarah Paget, who is the Programme Manager of the Community of Communities Quality Network and the Enabling Environments initiative at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The session will provide an introduction to Therapeutic Communities. It will explore the “Core” elements of a TC and explore how “an approach” can look different in different settings and with different client populations, yet “smell” the same.
    1. Key Reading 2 items
    2. Recommended Reading 1 item
  8. Week 9, Lecture 8: Mentalisation 5 items
    Professional Presentation
    1. Key Reading 4 items
      1. Mentalizing from a Psychoanalytic Perspective: What’s New?

        Chapter Essential Please read chapter "Mentalizing from a Psychoanalytic Perspective: What’s New?" by Holmes, J.

      2. Mentalizing from a Psychoanalytic Perspective: What’s New?

        Chapter Essential Please read chapter "Mentalizing from a Psychoanalytic Perspective: What’s New?"

      3. The Mentalization–Focused Approach to Social Development

        Chapter Essential Please read chapter "The Mentalization–Focused Approach to Social Development" in Fonagy, P. and Allen, J.

      4. The Mentalization–Focused Approach to Social Development

        Chapter Essential Please read chapter "The Mentalization–Focused Approach to Social Development".

    2. Recommended Reading 1 item
      1. Our Necessary Shadow : The Nature and Meaning of Psychiatry / Tom Burns. - Burns, Tom 2015

        Book  Please read chapter "The Rise and Fall of Psychanalysis" in Burns, T.

  9. Week 10, Lecture 9: Psychiatric Approaches and Anti-psychiatry 2 items
    Professional Presentation by a Bisharda Angom, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist from The St Aubyns’ Centre, Colchester, NHS.
    1. Diagnosis for everything

      Chapter Essential Please read chapter ‘Diagnosis for everything’.

    2. Introduction: What is psychiatry and what is it for?

      Chapter Essential Please read chapter ‘Introduction: What is psychiatry and what is it for?’.

  10. Week 11, Lecture 10: Applying psychodynamic thinking to brief therapeutic practice 3 items
    Professional Presentation by a Vicky Djordjevic, a Senior University Counsellor As the demand for counselling support increases, so the number of sessions offered to individual students decreases. In this context, how do we adapt our psychodynamic approach to brief, time-limited therapy?
    1. Short-term counselling in higher education : context,theory and practice - Mair, David Clare, 2015

      Book  Read Chapter 2: Short - term therapy Therapy-Lite?

    2. Short-term Counselling in Higher Education: Context, Theory and Practice - Alex Coren 19 Nov. 2015

      Book  Read Chapter 2: Short - term therapy Therapy-Lite?

    3. Review session seminar

      In the second hour of this seminar we will look at essay question and criteria. We will hold an open workshop to prepare for the essay.  Students should bring their essay plans and some of these can be presented, and together we can discuss how best to prepare your essay.

  11. Recommended Reading for Weeks 1-5 12 items
    1. Character strengths and virtues: a handbook and classification - Christopher Peterson, Martin E. P Seligman 2004

      Book Essential Read Chapters 1 & 2

    2. Graduate identity and employability - Geoffrey William Hinchliffe, Adrienne Jolly 2011

      Article 

    3. Self-theories: their role in motivation, personality, and development - Carol S. Dweck, dawsonera c1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Read pages 1-43

    4. The mismanagement of talent: employability and jobs in the knowledge economy - Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, Sara Williams, dawsonera 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapters: 1,2,6 & 7

    5. Understanding careers - Kerr Inkson, Nicky Dries, John Arnold 2015

      Book  Please read Chapter 6.

  12. Recommended Reading for Weeks 6-11 5 items
    1. Handbook of mentalization-based treatment - Jon G. Allen, Peter Fonagy, dawsonera c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book 

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