Psychological Interventions

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychological Interventions

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    At the end of this module students should be able to demonstrate:
     an overview of the theoretical foundations of the various approaches to intervention
     an understanding of the process of intervention and the nature of helping relationships
     knowledge of theories and techniques of counseling
     knowledge of ethical decision making in counseling
    Specific Outcomes
     Demonstrate basic understanding of:
     the field of counseling and psychological intervention
     the theoretical underpinnings of counseling

     Introduction to the field of counseling psychology
     Ethical issues in counseling practice
     Psychoanalytic therapy
     Person centered therapy
     Cognitive behavior therapy
     Family systems therapy

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.