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DPSY5202

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr J. Sabura Allen

Synopsis

Each session will include both lecture and experiential components. Experiential components will include planning for assessments, administration and scoring assessment examples, interpreting results, and report writing. Students will be advised of relevant readings for each session in advance.

Objectives

  • To develop an understanding of the role of client assessment in applied psychology.
  • To develop an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of behavioural and personality assessment.
  • To develop skills in behavioural assessment including development, implementation, and evaluation of behavioural assessments.
  • To develop skills in administration, scoring, interpretation, and integration of selected personality assessment techniques.

Assessment

Assessment of Behavioural Component (15%), Test Administration and Scoring (15%) , Report 1 (30%), and Report 2 (40%).

Chief examiner(s)

Dr J. Sabura Allen