ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF MAJOR DISORDERS

PSY5ATD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The subject is designed to provide an opportunity to learn in some depth about treatments for major disorders in adult populations, from a standpoint of the critical use of clinical practice guidelines and evidence based practice.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJohn Farhall

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically appraise evidence based practice

Activities:
Written appraisals of evidence based practice and clinical guidelines

02. Demonstrate a familiarity with specific treatments for major disorders and their underpinning theoretical models

Activities:
Self directed reading. Written analysis of theoretical models

03. Demonstrate an ability to participate and lead a peer managed professional development group

Activities:
Leading one group and writing a self reflective journal on leadership

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Farhall

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000 word treatment guideline revieo25 01
one 2,250 word theoretical models assignment60 02
one 750 word reflective journal15 03