units

DPSY7112

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 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.

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0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Organisational UnitSchool of Psychological Sciences
OfferedClayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Off-campus Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Adam McKay

Synopsis

The unit will begin with an examination of relevant legislation. Using both seminars and practical sessions, students will then learn how to conduct psychological assessments of children, adolescents and/or families in contested custody and access determinations, and in protective and criminal proceedings. Treatment issues will also be examined.

Assessment

Class Participation (10%)
Report (3000 words) (90%)

Chief examiner(s)

Co-requisites

Must be enrolled in Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology