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Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Psychology

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent or relevant skills and knowledge acquired through appropriate work or professional experience.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the PGCertCBT will be able to: (a) Demonstrate an appreciation of how colonisation and racism has contributed to poorer (mental) health outcomes in Maori. (b) Demonstrate an appreciation of how Maori models of wellbeing overlap and differ from western models of health (c) Be aware of how to ethically set up a treatment frame to work with clients with mental health difficulties and how to adapt this for Maori in respect of contact and interviewing (d) Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of how CBT theory accounts for the development and maintenance of common mild to moderate mental health presentations and substance misuse issues.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Behavioural Science at this level can earn:

$45,000

Median earnings one year after study

$50,000

Median earnings two years after study

$67,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

62%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$1,000 each.

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Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$500 each

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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