Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1.5 hours per week for 12 weeks per semester; plus (for clinical students only) 6 hours of cognitive therapy tutorials over 12 weeks and two 6-hour clinical workshops. |
Total Time Commitment: 54 hours.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Completion of APAC approved psychology studies to fourth-year (Honours) level.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests 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 Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Carol Hulbert
This subject provides a variety of learning experiences including lectures, large group discussions, clinical demonstrations, clinical case material, role-plays, and small workgroup experience. Emphasis is on shared experience and cooperative learning based around the students' shared expertise and the total resources available to the larger group. The focus is on development of knowledge and skills related to basic evidence-based behavioural and cognitive interventions. The component includes work in small groups of 4-5 people within which most of the practical work takes place. In addition student undertake homework tasks which they report and discuss via the subject blogging tool. In addition, there are large class discussions and the opportnuty to share information across workgroups.
On completion of this subject, students should:
Martin, G. & Pear J. (2007). Behaviour modification: What it is and how to do it. (8th Ed.) Pearson Prentice Hall.
Kazantzis, N. Mark A Reinecke. M. A. & Freeman, A. (2009). Cognitive and Behavioural Theories in Clinical Practice.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Improved problem identification and problem solving skills
Improved written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
Improved information integration skills
Master of Psychology (Clinical Child Psychology)/Doctor of Philosophy |
Master of Psychology (Clinical Child)
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