Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
Begin Final Research Paper
The Final Research Paper provides an opportunity to be creative with your own integrative understanding of the theory and application of Cognitive Behavioral and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapies.
The focus of this paper is to choose an area of research that is relevant and pertinent to the evidence based practice of the methodological applications of cognitive behavioral therapy to clinical disorders.
You are encouraged to utilize the Internet and the University Virtual Library to access current literature and information to enhance your analysis for this Final Research Paper.
The following guidelines will help you prepare for your Final Research Paper:
Paper is to be 10 pages total plus title and reference pages
Prepare a comprehensive Research Paper* aligned with the focus of this course. Your paper must include a comparative research discussion on at least three(3) evidence based practices of Cognitive Behavioral based therapies covered in this course. (ex. CBT, Exposure, Motivational, MiCBT, DBT, ACT, etc)
The topic MUST be justified by your understanding of the prevalent research on the application of CBT based therapies to clinical disorders
Integrate a discussion of how you see your research findings as significant to your clinical work or the field of psychology in general
Illustrate an understanding by giving examples from your own life or clinical practice that supports your research
§ Select a minimum of eight (8) current research articles* taken from scholarly journals (online or hard copy) on your selected topic.
* Do not use the course texts for this assignment.
This is a research-based paper.
Identify the fundamental concepts of Cognitive/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Formulate individualized treatment plans based on evidence based practice
Compare and contrast issues of culture and human diversity
Integrate current research to the practice and application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Distinguish legal/ethical issues and contraindications of theory and technique
Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology