CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY CASE ANALYSIS A

PSY5CAA

2018

Credit points: 10

Subject outline

This series of seminars aims to provide an opportunity for the presentation of case material and to discuss the assessment and treatment of clients and issues involved in therapy. Each candidate is required to formally present at least two cases over the year in a comprehensive yet clear and succinct manner, highlighting the issues and dilemmas faced by the therapist during the conduction of the case. The class is encouraged to constructively analyse the case, suggest alternative approaches where appropriate, and reflect upon the dilemmas raised.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points10

Subject Co-ordinatorLynette Evans

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission into SDPCP or SMCP.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Case analysis involves conceptualising a clinical case and then delivering this case in a coherent manner to colleagues.

Activities:
the ability to present case material is related to core capabilities for psychologist
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. During the case presentation students are expecetd to demonstrate their knowledge of models and intervetions currently realted to diagnosis. the presenter also requires a knowledge of the ethical issues in the caseD

Activities:
the ability to demonstrate diagnosis-formulation- treatment aspects to the case as well as knolwedge of ethical issues
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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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-ordinatorLynette Evans

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
class participation and contribution to class discussion10 02
one 40-minute class presentation90 01, 02