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Yale Consultancy Sdn Bhd
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About YALE
YALE Consultancy Sdn Bhd is an international professional service firm in Malaysia. The organisation is a dynamic practice providing professional services in research and development, training, corporate and management consultancy and couching to its clients. Our objective is to provide a high standard of professional practice in every field for every one of our clients.

Health Psychology

Course Synopsis This course is specially designed for healthcare professionals, therapists and anyone who would like to learn on principle of health psychology. In recent years, it has been growing concern about health and illness and about the state and cost of our health care system. Social and medical practitioners are giving increased attention such issues as the impact of physical and social environments on health, the role of stress in the development of illness, the management of stress in the lives of patients and health professionals, shortcomings in health care planning, the improvement of communication between patient and physician and problems of evaluating health outcomes.

Contact Us
Dr George Leow  012 326 6874 YALE CONSULTANCY SDN. BHD. (805615-X)  79-3, Amber Business Plaza, Jalan Jelawat 1 Cheras Batu 3½, 56000 Kuala Lumpur  016 977 4993  03 90801932  

Objectives • • • To introduce to candidates on the theories on health psychology To relate how the theories of health psychology affects the application of health management To provide a strong basic challenges of a psychological approach to the health care system.

Programme Outline The lecturer concerned may start the class with a lecture of the topic. This will be followed by the class practical and case studies of the specific issues. Meetings Day 1 Topic of Discussion Health and health system : A historical overview and conceptual framework Psychology and health system Day 2 Personality, stress and the development of physical illness Changing behaviours Day 3 self-destructive

• • Understand health psychology in historical and comparative prospective Enhance understanding on psychological aspects of illness and patient care Appreciate approaches to problem of health care providers Share the trends and new directors in health psychology.

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Patients’ problems in following recommendation of health expects Coping with the stresses of illness Effects of cancer on patient’s lives: A personological approach

Who Should Attend Health therapists, health professional, social workers, teachers, nutritionists, dieticians, fitness trainers, CEO of health care related industries, managers of health care professional, nurses, doctors and any other medical professional as anyone who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge on health psychology. Day 4

Developmental stages in children’s conceptions of illness. Cognitive and information processing in patient and physician

Day 5

Psychology of clinical reasoning Sources and effects of stress in health careers

Course Method This course is highly interactive, inspiring and packed with fun. It consists of a lively mix of group work, discussions on case studies, and practical examples. Method of payment Price: RM 3 500/pax Bank made payable to (please attach a copy of payment slip) Payee Name: Yale Consultancy Sdn Bhd

Day 6

Clinical psychologists as health professionals Counselling psychology: Interpersonal skills and health care.

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