Evaluating web-delivered psychological intervention

Teacher
Caterina Novara
Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale
caterina.novara[at]unipd.it
M-PS/08

Aim

This course is designed to familiarize students with knowledge and understanding of evaluating cognitive behavioral approaches to psychological management of mental disorders and long-term physical health conditions. Some interventions are accepted and recommended by National Treatment Guidelines (such as NICE) but there is a need to improve access to treatment, cost effectiveness and clinical outcome. Approaches can range from standard face to face intervention through web-based and the use of virtual reality or smart-phone technology to deliver targeted interventions.

Syllabus
1. The current history of the psychotherapy evidence based
2. Research and design in evidence based interventions
3. Computer delivered assessment/treatment and outcome evaluation

Introductory reading
Cuijpers, P., Van Straten, A., & Andersson, G. (2008). Internet-administered cognitive behavior therapy for health problems: a systematic review. Journal of behavioral medicine, 31(2), 169-177.

Course requirements
None

Examination modality
None

Course material, enrollment and last minute notifications
Made available by the teacher at this Moodle address

Schedule
15 April 2019, 14:30-17:30
16 April 2019, 14:00-17:00

Location
HIT centre via Luzzatti 4, meeting room

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