Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 40 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops |
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In addition to face-to-face teaching time of 40 hours, students should expect to undertake a minimum of 120 hours research, reading, writing and general study to complete this subject successfully.
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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.
CoordinatorDr William Glaser
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone - 03 9810 3245
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
An examination of psychological assessment and intervention strategies as applied to the special population of offenders with an intellectual disability. Included are considerations of:
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
i. Explain and analyse the postulated link between intellectual disability and offending behaviour in the conext of historical, socio-cultural, biological, phychological, methodological and profession issues
ii. Provide an awareness of specific legal issues facing offenders with an intellectual disability at each stage of their progression through the criminal justice system
iii. Describe the principles of clinical assessment for this group and outline some specific techniques of assessment iv. Explain the principles of clinical interventions and methods of evaluating such interventions v. Provide an appreciation of the legal, philosophical and policy contexts in which much clinical decision-making takes place
a. Individual written assessment: 3,000 words (75%)
b. Oral presentation: 20-25 minutes plus 5 - 10 minutes Q&A time; completed in pairs (20%)
c. Individual commentary (5%)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject should have:
|Links to further information:||http://www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au/courses/award-courses/specialist-certificate/forensic-disability|
Master of Criminology (CWT) |
Specialist Certificate in Criminology (Forensic Disability)
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