units

MCP5005

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
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (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.

Outcomes

The objectives of this unit are:

  1. To continue in seminars an exploration 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 examine the psychodynamic functioning of groups and organisations; To 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 competence with the various techniques in the work.

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 in the students' clinical work

Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

MCP5001 (MCP0001) and
MCP5002 (MCP0002) and
MCP5003 (MCP0003) and
MCP5004 (MCP0004)