Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Complex Cases - Single module
Level 6 (20 credits)

NHS Funding available
Part-time study available

3 good reasons to study Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Complex Cases - Single module at Salford


Develop and enhance your skills in the use of CBT, enabling you to work with clients with complex and/or long-term needs


Delivered by staff who are subject experts in their field


Explores the importance of engagement and the development of a therapeutic relationship in supporting clients through the change process

Course Summary

You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development.

This module will explore:

  • Effective Supervision in CBT (peer and clinical)
  • Case formulation (initial, complex, stress vulnerability, problem)
  • Working with people with severe and or enduring mental health problems
  • Working with people with personality problems
  • Evidence supporting interventions in complex cases
  • Therapeutic engagement and the development of a therapeutic alliance
  • Identification of problems, strengths and needs (problem statements)
  • Standardised assessment measures
  • Interventions with complex needs
  • Early interventions and relapse prevention(recovery model)

Entry Requirements

Suitable For

Registered health and social care professionals.

Supporting Information and Personal statement if you are applying through NHS North West CPD-Apply

Supporting information:

You should include details of your current post and role and previous study at level 6/ 7

Personal statement:

Please outline the reasons why you wish to undertake this module.


The course is delivered in a variety of ways and combines lectures, experiential techniques and role play, use of a reflective diary, case discussions, case presentations, use of video and interactive CDs, discussions, peer supervision and tutorials.


  • Level 6: Case Study 4,000 words


Career Prospects

This module will enhance your skills and knowledge in CBT. You will be able to apply these skills to your practice.

Links with Industry

We work with over 100 health and social care organisations so our links with industry are very strong. These relationships will be of direct benefit to you because our academic team work in practice in some of these organisations at a senior level so are able to keep you at the forefront of developments in the sector which in turn help you provide a better service.

Fees and Funding

Applying for postgraduate Health and Social Care single modules

All applications for post qualifying heath and social care modules are made directly to the University.

North West SHA-SLA funded applications

If your Trust is part of the North West SHA-SLA agreement, contact your CPD Lead to agree funding. You must then apply through the NHS CPD Apply system:

Self funded applications

If you are self funding a programme of study or single module, please complete the appropriate application form and send directly to the University.