Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Winter Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching period: students are required to read over the APS ethical guidelines.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 6 hours (4 x 1.5 hour) of lectures per day for each of 3 days |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Completion of APAC approved psychology studies to fourth-year (Honours) level.
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|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
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Currently enrolled students:
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- Further information: http://www.psych.unimelb.edu.au/study/professional-masters-programs
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This component is organised around three major areas: theoretical foundations of ethics; ethical problems and the application of ethical principles to practice, and legal and institutional regulations; and codes of practice and guidelines. The exploration, clarification and possible resolution of selected ethical dilemmas commonly faced by psychologists will be covered and may include:
Students will be given the opportunity to become familiar with the ethical codes and guidelines of the APS and the Psychologists' Registration Board and the operation of their regulating bodies; explore in depth, within the context of ethical practice, professional issues related to working with clients or patients, other professionals, employers and employees and institutions and organisations; become familiar with current ethical theories as they relate to professional practice and proficient in analysis of ethical issues and problems that psychologists are likely to encounter in their professional practice; and develop a personal conceputal framework for approaching ehtical and professional issues.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Advanced information interpretation skills
Advanced analytic, integration and problem solving skills
Advanced written skills
Master of Psychology (Clinical Child Psychology)/Doctor of Philosophy |
Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)
Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)/Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)/Doctor of Philosophy
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