units

MCP5003

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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8 points, SCA Band 3, 0.1666667 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Organisational UnitSchool of Psychological Sciences
OfferedNot offered in 2014
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 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 acquire knowledge of the application of ethical issues, consultation to, and research in the area.
  4. To observe the ongoing development of a non-clinical infant for one hour per week, from birth until at least six months of age.
  5. To undertake psychotherapy with children, adolescents and parents, to present this work to the clinical supervisors; to be able to demonstrate a beginning competence with the various techniques in the work.

Assessment

Trainees' performance on seminars
trainees performance on the infant observation 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)

Prerequisites

MCP5001 (MCP0001) and MCP5002 (MCP0002)