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  • Accredited in: UK
  • Accredited by: CPDiAP
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  • Course delivery: This course is delivered in video format

Course details

Are you interested in studying human behaviour?
This Abnormal Psychology course is the perfect opportunity. Abnormal Psychology is a division of Psychology that deals with any behaviour deemed to be unusual which cannot be categorised by a known mental illness. This specialist area is particularly useful in the field of clinical psychology, so if you hope to study clinical psychology, or hope to become a clinical psychologist, then this course would be ideal.
The course is divided into modules which are comprehensive and very informative. Learners will gain insight into clinical research, different models of abnormal behaviour, and the ethics of psychological research. As well as this, study different behaviour states, such as dissociative disorders, personality disorders, and cognitive disorder to name just a few. Learners who complete this course successfully will have a well-rounded and technical knowledge of the subject, having gained skills which can be transferred to further study, or work.
 
This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

COURSE CURRICULUM

1. WHAT IS ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY? & CLINICAL RESEARCH.
  • What is Abnormal Psychology?
  • Understanding Clinical research in abnormal psychology
2. WHAT IS BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY?

3. UNDERSTANDING THE PSYCHODYNAMICBEHAVIORAL, MODEL AND ABNORMAL FUNCTIONING
  • Understanding the Psychodynamic Model and Abnormal Functioning
  • Understanding the Behavioral Model and Abnormal Functioning
4. UNDERSTANDING THE COGNITIVE MODEL, HUMANISTIC-EXISTENTIAL AND ABNORMAL FUNCTIONING
  • Understanding the Cognitive Model and Abnormal Functioning
  • Understanding the Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Functioning
5. UNDERSTANDING SOCIOCULTURAL MODEL AND ABNORMAL FUNCTIONING

6. WHAT IS DIATHESIS STRESS MODEL IN PSYCHOLOGY?

7. CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS

8. UNDERSTANDING MOOD AND MANAGING ANXIETY DISORDERS
  • Understanding and Managing Anxiety Disorders
  • Understanding Mood Disorders
9. UNDERSTANDING SOMATOFORM AND MANAGING STRESS DISORDERS
  • Understanding and Managing Stress Disorders
  • Understanding and Managing Somatoform Disorders
10. WHAT IS DISSOCIATIVE DISORDER AND ANOREXIA NERVOSA?
  • What is Dissociative Disorder?
  • What is Anorexia Nervosa?
11. SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION & GENDER IDENTITY DISORDERS

12. OVERVIEW OF SUBSTANCE AND PSYCHOTIC USE DISORDERS
  • Overview of Substance Use Disorders
  • An Overview of Psychotic Disorders
13. INTRODUCTION TO COGNITIVE AND LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT DISORDERS
  • Introduction to Cognitive Disorders
  • Introduction to Lifespan Development Disorders
14. TYPES OF PERSONALITY AND FACTITIOUS DISORDERS
  • Types of Personality Disorders
  • An Overview of Factitious Disorders
15. TREATMENTS OF ABNORMALITY AND ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES
  • Treatments of Abnormality
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Abnormal Psychology
Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course, learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Certification:

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate in Abnormal Psychology.

Benefits you will gain:
  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • Benefit of applying for NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.
 
  Updated on 17 May, 2018

Eligibility / Requirements

  • Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

About Global Edulink

Global Edulink – online education for a skill-hungry workforce

Education is just one aspect of life that can shape who you are and who you want to be as an employee. In a time-poor world, sometimes you need a flexible approach to help you achieve your goals. Online learning with Global Edulink offers just that – professional and vocational training to fit in with your life.

Global Edulink is well-established in the UK, but reaches out to learners all over the world. The company aims to bridge the gaps in a three step process of training, skills, and jobs, where you can learn at your own pace using interactive teaching techniques.

How the courses work

Learn with Global Edulink and you’ll have the opportunity to gain insight and knowledge from tutors that are well qualified and experienced in their industry sector. Your tutor will be your mentor and support during your learning journey.

  • Because each course combines practical and theory, you’ll pick up essential knowledge and gain the confidence to put it into practice at the same time.
  • High-quality course materials are provided, which you can access at any time during the course, which will help strengthen your knowledge and help you to perform well in the workplace.
  • You’ll find a course structure focused around modules, which can have mock and final exams at the end, with pass grades and diplomas awarded on completion. Some courses will lead to professional qualifications assessed and awarded by external bodies such as NCFE, PEARSON, and PEOPLECERT etc.
  • Browse through the course guides and you will find details on any skill level or entry requirements, who the course is best suited to and what you can hope to achieve and build on while you learn. Some courses require no prior knowledge or experience, while others are for those already in a specific job or with some experience to build on. The course details also cover the method of assessment and length of course.
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