Psychology

Psychology

POST GRADUATE

Provisional 2012 Psychiatry MMed Part 1

 

Time: 14h30 – 16h00.  Venue: VC 1 (Seminar Room) NB: Lectures on the last Tuesday of each month are face-to-face at Medical school                                       

      

 

MMED PSYCHIATRY                                                                                                                                                               Psychiatry Collaborator: Dr Ramlall

PART I  (PSYT8A2)

Programme Coordinator: Ms C. Geils/ Ms T Naidoo (May-July)/ Dr N Vawda (Oct-Dec)

VENUE

THEME

DATE

MODULE

LECTURER

 

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Introduction

and

Basic Skills

 

 

 

_________________

 

 

 

 

Human Development

 

 

 

 

 

17 Jan

1)     Course Introduction and Overview: An introduction to Clinical Health Psychology/Behavioural Medicine

 

2)     Clinical Interviewing Skills

 

Prof BJ Pillay

24 Jan

Suicide Risk Assessment

Mr D Evans

31 Jan

Problem Solving and Crisis Intervention

Dr N Vawda

 7 Feb

Fundamental Theories of Development:

  • Freud’s Psychosexual Stages of Development
  • Object Relations Theory
  • Piaget’s Cognitive Stages of Development

 

Dr S Noor Mahomed

14 Feb

Infancy & Childhood, Adolescence, Adulthood, Old Age I

Dr S Noor Mahomed

21 Feb

Infancy & Childhood, Adolescence, Adulthood, Old Age II

Dr S Noor Mahomed

S1

Cognition

28 Feb

Cognitive Processes I: Perception and processes of attending

Ms A Zank

 

 

6 Mar

Cognitive processes II: Thinking and Memory

Ms A Zank

 

 

13 Mar

Learning: A Basis to Human Development

Prof B J Pillay

 

3 April

Social issues related to mental health:

  • Social roles, social deviance, social class and stigma, diversity, the nature and effect of life-changing events.
  • Social correlates of mental illness, including effects of migration, uprooting, acculturation, urbanisation, industrialisation, poverty and social drift.

 

Ms E Johnston

 

 

10 April

Culture and Mental Health I: Family and kinship systems in various ethnic groups.

 

Ms B Siyothula

 

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8 May

Culture and Mental Health II:

  • Concepts of mental health and illness in distinctive ethnic groups in Southern Africa; Culture-bound syndrome.
  • Healing practices in distinctive ethnic groups including role of indigenous healers, diviners, etc).

 

Ms B Siyothula

 

Research

Methodology

15 May

Psychosocial rehabilitation

Ms. A Kramers-Olen

 

29 May

Maternal Mental Health

Prof AL Pillay

 

5 June

Forensic Mental Health

Prof AL Pillay

 

S1

 

12 June

 

An Introduction to Research Methodology

 

Prof AL Pillay

 

19 June

 

The use of Quantitative Statistics in Research

 

 

Ms C Geils

 

 

26 June

An introduction to Qualitative Research

Ms C Geils

 

S1

Psychological Measurement

 

3 July

 

Introduction to Adult & Child Assessment

 

Prof AL Pillay

 

3 July

 

 

Adult & Child Neuropsychological Assessment

 

 

Ms A Zank

 

 

3 July

 

Intellectual Assessment

 

 

Prof AL Pillay

 

 

3 July

 

Personality Assessment

 

Prof AL Pillay

 

 

 

 

Basic Principles of Psychotherapy

 

10 July

 

 

Basic Principles of Psychotherapy/ Micro techniques of  Psychotherapy –  I

 

Ms E Johnstone

 

17 July

 

 

Basic Principles of Psychotherapy/ Micro techniques of  Psychotherapy –  II

 

Ms MJ Peters

 

24 July

 

 

Family Therapy  –  Theory & Psychotherapeutic Method I

Ms MJ Peters

 

31 July

 

Family Therapy – Theory and Psychotherapeutic Method II

Ms E Johnstone

S1

Psychotherapeutic Method and Practice

 

 

7 Aug

 

Behavioural theory and approaches to psychotherapy

Ms. A  Kramers-Olen

 

14 Aug

 

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

 

 

Ms T Naidu

 

 

4 Sep

 

 

Psychoanalytic  & Psychodynamic theory  (including Short term )& approaches to Psychotherapy I

 

Ms C Geils

 

11 Sep

 

Psychoanalytic  & Psychodynamic theory  (including Short term )& approaches to Psychotherapy II

 

Ms C Geils

 

18 Sep

 

Neo Freudian Approach –Jung’s Theory of personality & approach to Psychotherapy

 

Mr D Evans

 

25 Sep

 

 

Humanistic & Existential conceptions of Personality & Psychotherapeutic applications

 

Ms C Geils

 

 

2 Oct

 

Group Therapy – Theory and Psychotherapeutic Approach I (including the dynamics & effects of  groups& social networks)

 

Ms B Siyothula

 

 

9 Oct

 

Group Therapy – Theory and Psychotherapeutic Approach II

Ms B Siyothula

 

23 Oct

 

Indications and contra-indications for psychotherapy: Resistance, transference and countertransference; planning and monitoring psychotherapy according to patient dynamics.

Ms A Zank

 

 

 

30 Oct

 

Ethics in psychotherapy

Ms. A. Zank