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Table 1 Content of educational intervention for social workers in focused psychological strategies (SW-fps)

From: An evaluation of the effect of an educational intervention for Australian social workers on competence in delivering brief cognitive behavioural strategies: A randomised controlled trial

Contextual and theoretical
➢ Primary mental health care and the role for social work
➢ Introducing focused psychological strategies
➢ The basic theory behind cognitive behavioural strategies
➢ The logistics of working under the new primary mental health care initiatives
Clinical skills - brief psychological strategies
➢ Eco-mapping as a social work assessment tool
➢ Structured problem solving
➢ Activity planning
➢ Sleep wake cycle
➢ Slow breathing
➢ Using a cognitive behavioural therapy worksheet in practice