Learning outcomes

  1. By the end of module 1 you will have:
  • An in depth knowledge of the history of TCs and therapeutic milieus
  • An understanding of these environments and how they work
  • An understanding of the concept of belongingness
  • An understanding of group analytic ideas and their impact on TC and EE work
  • An understanding of the role of responsible agency in TC and EE work
  • An understanding of democracy and its role in TCs and EEs
  1. By the end of module 2 you will have:
  • Developed capacity to assist your workplace to be more compassionate and ‘enabling’
  • Confidence in using relationships effectively in clinical practice, including the therapeutic management of risk
  • Developed the ability to establish and use reflective practice in work settings
  • Confidence to use one’s own and others’ emotional reactions as a valid part of working practice
  • An understanding of unequal power dynamics, and how they are used and misused in organisational settings
  • An understanding of how emotional and physical safety is best established and maintained through therapeutic relationships
  • Knowledge of one’s own patterns of behaviour in the formation of working and personal relationships
  • An understanding of and the ability critically evaluate the nature and impact of intensive group processes
  • The ability to describe the impact of one’s self on another, and vice-versa
  • The ability to make links between objective and subjective understanding of relationships
  • The ability to apply this knowledge in understanding one’s own emotional development
  1. By the end of module 3 you will have
  • Developed essential assessment skills
  • Developed an overview of the impact of the biomedical model on therapeutic environments
  • An understanding of negative factors that can disrupt milieu functioning
  • An understanding of the importance of social learning
  • An understanding of the different models of psychotherapy used in TCs
  • An understanding of the use of research methodology in therapeutic environments and TCs
  • An understanding of how TC and EE principles are applied in different contexts.