NURS6640 week 4 Assignment 1 latest 2018

NURS6640 week 4 Assignment 1

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week 4

Assignment 1: Cognitive Behavioral Theory Versus Rational
Emotive Behavioral Theory

While cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and rational
emotive behavioral therapy (REBT) have many similarities, they are distinctly
different therapeutic approaches. When assessing clients and selecting one of
these therapies, you must recognize the importance of not only selecting the
one that is best for the client, but also the approach that most aligns to your
own skill set. For this Assignment, as you examine the similarities and
differences between CBT and REBT, consider which therapeutic approach you might
use with your clients.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

Compare cognitive behavioral therapy and rational emotive
behavioral therapy

Recommend cognitive behavioral therapies for clients

To prepare:

Review the media in this week’s Learning Resources.

Reflect on the various forms of cognitive behavioral

The Assignment

In a 1- to 2-page paper, address the following:

Briefly describe how cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and
rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT) are similar.

Explain at least three differences between CBT and REBT.
Include how these differences might impact your practice as a mental health

Explain which version of cognitive behavioral therapy you
might use with clients and why. Support your approach with evidence-based

Note: The School of Nursing requires that all papers
submitted include a title page, introduction, summary, and references. The
Sample Paper provided at the Walden Writing Center provides an example of those
required elements (available at All
papers submitted must use this formatting.

By Day 7

Submit your Assignment.

Submission and Grading Information

To submit your completed Assignment for review and grading,
do the following:

Please save your Assignment using the naming convention
“WK4Assgn1+last name+first initial.(extension)” as the name.

Click the Week 4 Assignment 1 Rubricto review the Grading
Criteria for the Assignment.

Click the Week 4 Assignment 1link. You will also be able to
“View Rubric” for grading criteria from this area.

Next, from the Attach File area, click on the Browse My
Computer button. Find the document you saved as “WK4Assgn1+last name+first
initial.(extension)” and click Open.