At the end of this course, the students; 1) Have information about the basics of interviewing and its future directions. 2) Identify the basic communication skills important in interviewing. 3) Evaluate how interviews can be used in treatment planning, giving feedback, assigning homework and giving psychoeducation through examples. 4) Distinguish the principles between clinical interview and short-term interview used in crisis management. 5) Compare the applications of basic interview principles in different groups.
MODE OF DELIVERY
Face to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT
The main purpose of this course is to teach students the basic knowledge of clinical interviewing. In addition, students who take this course are expected to acquire the basic skills that are used in clinical interviews. The topics that will be covered through the course as follows: The fundamental principles of clinical interviewing, preparation, physical environment, basic listening, questioning and attending skills, first interview and mental status examination, building a rapport, suicide assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning, fundamental principles and skills of working with different groups.
Introduction & Basics of Interview
Basic Issues & Preparation
Basic Attending, Listening & Action Skills
Basic Questioning Skills
Building a Rapport
First Interview & Reporting
The Mental Status Examination
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Challenging Patients and Demanding Situations
Working with Young Patients
Basic Principles in Family and Couple Interviews
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
Morrison, J. (2016). The first interview. Guilford Publications.
Sommers-Flanagan, J., & Sommers-Flanagan, R. (2014). Clinical interviewing (5th ed.). New Jersey: Wiley & Sons.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)
Preparation for Quiz
Individual or group work
Preparation for Final exam
Preparation for Midterm exam
Laboratory (including preparation)
Total Workload / 30
ECTS Credits of the Course
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES (KLO) / MATRIX OF LEARNING OUTCOMES (LO)