Psychopathology 2

Subject PSYT90018 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 10
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Year Long, 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: 19.5 contact hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: See Notes below.
Corequisites: .
Recommended Background Knowledge: .
Non Allowed Subjects: .
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the 3 Disability Liaison Unit website : 4


Dr Campbell Paul


A/Prof Campbell Paul,
Subject Overview: Principles and practices of assessment and diagnosis including:
  • assessment of infants;
  • infant-parent relationship;
  • parents and the familial and psychosocial environment; and
  • treatment approaches to infant mental health problems including:
  1. interactional guidance;
  2. infant-parent psychotherapy;
  3. developmental guidance;
  4. theoretical foundations of different therapeutic processes;
  5. therapeutic processes;
  6. treatment planning;
  7. therapeutic consultations;
  8. early intervention and prevention;
  9. consultation and liaison; and
  10. current infant mental health research.

Objectives: .
  • 100% : One written assignment submitted at the end of the year (max 3000 words).
Prescribed Texts: .
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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

Students must have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Sciences (Infant Parent Mental Health), or obtained departmental approval, before undertaking this subject.

Related Course(s): Master of Health Sciences (Infant and Parent Mental Health)(Coursework)

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