units

MCP5004

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

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8 points, SCA Band 3, 0.1666667 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Organisational UnitSchool of Psychology and Psychiatry
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Mrs Jeanette Beaufoy

Synopsis

Seminars include psychoanalytic theories and psychopathology including an in-depth study of the work of Sigmund Freud and Melanie Klein. The applied seminars continue and include consultation, ethics, trauma and research. Clinical Supervision: individual psychotherapy supervision, 2 hours per week. Parent Therapy Supervision, 1 hour per week. Infant Observation Seminar, 1 hour per week.

Outcomes

The objectives of this unit are:

  1. To continue an exploration in seminars of the fundamental psychoanalytic and developmental theories.
  2. To explore the application of these theories to various aspects of clinical work both in seminars and clinical supervision.
  3. To extend knowledge of the application of ethical issues, consulation to and research in the area .
  4. To continue the observation of the ongoing development of a non-clinical infant for one hour per week, from six months of age to until at least twelve months of age.
  5. To submit on completion a written account of this twelve-month infant observation.
  6. To undertake psychotherapy with patients viz. children, adolescents and parents, and to present this work to the clinical supervisors; to be able to demonstrate a developing competence with the various techniques in the work.

Assessment

Trainees' performance on seminars
Written account of the year's infant observations to be submitted
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)

Prerequisites

MCP5001 (MCP0001) and MCP5002 (MCP0002) and MCP5003 (MCP0003)