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.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1.5 hours of lectures/seminars per week for a 12-week semester |
Total Time Commitment: 62 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Completion of 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.
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Stephen Bowden
This unit introduces professional coursework students who are studying a clinical or clinical neuropsychological to the principles and practice ofpsychological and neuropsychological assessment, covering childhood and adulthood.Current trends in the theoretical understanding of personality, psychopathology and cognitive ability will provide the conceptual basis for assessment practice. It will be shown that psychological and neuropsychological assessment is best understood to include all aspects of the clinical encounter which leads to diagnostic case formulation. In particular, the subject content will address the application of techniques derived from psychological science to enhance correct classification of psychological conditions.
A written report of 1000 words (25% of assessment), to be submitted mid-semester
An end-of-semester two-hour written examination (75% of assessment).
Groth-Marnat, G. Handbook of Psychological Assessment, 5th Edition. John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2009.
Anderson, V., Northam, E., Hendy, J., & Wrennal, J. (2001) Developmental Neuropsychology: A Clinical Approach. London: Psychology Press.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Written,oral and interpersonal communication skills |
Analytic, information integration and synthesizing skills
Ability to evaluate the quality of data against formal criteria
Master of Psychology (Clinical Child Psychology)/Doctor of Philosophy |
Master of Psychology (Clinical Child)
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