"Understand the interface between psychopathology and the Gestalt model of health. Understand the assessment and diagnosis of mental disorders.
Be able to recognise serious mental health problems and know when to refer on."
DSM 4 categories and relevance to Gestalt, Diagnosis, Definitions of mental health/illness, Assessment, History of mental illness, Psychiatry and the medical model, Anti Psychiatry, The treatment barrier, Types of disorders, Psychoeducation, Psychosocial rehabilitation, Case management, Cognitive Behaviourism, Family context and high EE, Psychometric theory
Able to identify own ‘psychopathology’
Translate DSM to Gestalt terms, Able to talk with mental health professionals, Recognise serious mental health problems, Apply Gestalt principles to work with mental illness, Relate diagnoses to stages in the experience cycle, Know limits, when to refer on, Apply phenomenology to mental illness situations, Apply DSM assessment when required, Perform a mental status examination, Tailor work with individuals according to understanding of diagnostic categories and related needs, Use I-thou approach to establish therapeutic alliance, Recognise major psychopathology, Administering psychometric tests