Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1.5 hours of lectures/seminars per week for 12 weeks plus attendance at one 6-hour clinical workshop |
Total Time Commitment: 54 hours
|Prerequisites:|| The following is a prerequisite: |
Study Period Commencement:
|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 covers a range of advanced issues in psychological interviewing and testing in professional settings, and may include: the principles of diagnostic decision making and the logic of clinical inference-making; widely used clinical tests of symptoms and personality; test administration and interpretation; the integration of material derived from the patient history with the mental state examination and other sources to arrive at a case formulation.
This subject aims to:
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (80%)
A mid-semester practicum assignment (DVD) of component skills for psychological assessment (20%)
A hurdle requirement of attendance at one 6-hour clinical training workshop on personality assessment.
DSM-IV TR (APA, 2000)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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