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MCP0006

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

8 points, SCA Band 3, 0.1666667 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mrs Jeanette Beaufoy

Synopsis

Seminars include psychoanalytic theories and psychopathology including the work of Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein and Wilfred Bion. Clinical and Research Seminars continue. Clinical Supervision: individual psychotherapy supervision, 2 hours per week. Parent Therapy Supervision, 1 hour per week

Objectives

The objectives of this unit are:

  1. To continue an exploration in seminars of the fundamental psychoanalytic and developmental theories of this work.
  2. To explore the application of these theories to various aspects of clinical work both in seminars and clinical supervision.
  3. To further examine research and thesis writing as relevant to the area.
  4. To undertake psychotherapy with patients viz. children, adolescents and parents and to present this work to the clinical supervisors, to be able to demonstrate clinical competence with the various techniques in the work and to demonstrate the capacity to function independently as a clinical child psychoanalytic psychotherapist.
  5. To participate in regular research workshops and to develop a proposal for a thesis.

Assessment

Trainees' performance on seminars
Written report submitted by clinical supervisors for each trainee detailing progress made
An integration of the various aspects of the unit are to be demonstrated.

Chief examiner(s)

Mrs Jeanette Beaufoy

Prerequisites

MCP0001, MCP0002, MCP0003, MCP0004, MCP0005