Advanced Seminar in Psycho-Ed Practice

Subject EDUC90244 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:

Semester 1, 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: 24 hours
Total Time Commitment: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of all Year 1 and Year 2 subjects
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
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.

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Subject Overview: Students develop a specialised knowledge of standard assessment techniques and intervention strategies in respect of specific areas in psychology such as child abuse, school refusal, ADHD, autism, depression, stress and coping etc. Advanced systemic assessment and intervention is a feature of the seminars.
Objectives: Information not available
Assessment: An essay and a case report of not more than 3,000 words each (50 per cent each). Satisfactory class participation, which may include a presentation is also required.
Prescribed Texts:

Wilmshurst, L. (2005) Child Psychopathology. New Jersey: Wiley & Sons.

Kelsey, J. E., Newport, D., Nemeroff, C. (2006). Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals. New Jersey: Wiley & Sons.

Recommended Texts:
Carr, A. (2000) . Edit. What works with children and adolescents. London. Routledge.

Gutkin, T.B. & Reynolds, C. (1999). (3rd. ed) The Handbook of School Psychology. New York: John Wiley and Sons

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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