Advanced Psychological Practice

Subject PSYC90017 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 1.5 hours of lectures/seminars per week for 12 weeks. Estimated Total Time Commitment: 54 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available

PSYC00006 Basic Interventions

PSY000007 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: Completion of psychology studies to fourth-year (Honours) level.
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Assoc Prof Carol Hulbert


Dr Carol Hulbert
Subject Overview:

Students will be given the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of advanced clinical practice issues, including psychotherapy process, treatment approaches for complex clinical presentations, clinical consultancy and primary prevention approaches. Students will gain critical understanding of the context for clinical practices, including evaluation and quality assurance, supervision and professional development.


It is the overall aim of this unit to foster a sense of professional identity and competence through the exploration of advanced treatment approaches adn complex clinical practice issues. The subject is concerned with the examination of aspects of clinical psychology practice with an emphasis on students developing a critical approach to varoius clinical, professional practice and evaluation issues.


An in-class presentation (10% of assessment) and a written submission of not more than 2,000 words based on this presentation (90% of assessment).

Prescribed Texts: None.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Analytic and synthesizing skillsleading to improved information integration

Problem-solving skills

Related Course(s): Master of Psychology (Clinical Child Psychology)/Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Psychology (Clinical Child)
Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)/Doctor of Philosophy

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