units

DPSY6106

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

print version

0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

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

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)TBA

Synopsis

This unit in the second year of the DPsych (Clinical) course covers key issues for clinical psychologies, such as assessment methods, intervention planning and management, and the professional communication of clinical work. Students learn to conduct assessment and treatment, and to present these to peers and academic clinicians in an informative and succinct manner. Relevant professional, ethical and legal issues are explored for all presented cases.

Outcomes

To provide students with a fundamental understanding of a number of effective Clinical Psychology practices and to consolidate their skills in the formulation and presentation of clinical case material, using a biopsychosocial model.

Assessment

Seminar attendance (hurdle requirement); major oral case presentation and written case report (4500 words) (80%); brief oral case presentation (20%). Oral and written tasks will be graded.

Chief examiner(s)

TBA