Credit points: 20

Subject outline

In this unit, students will be provided with an opportunity to expand their skills in critically appraising the family therapy clinical, theoretical and research literature in a specialised area, and writing a journal article for publication. Experience will be gained in using electronic methods for retrieving literature, critically reviewing the literature, and integrating clinical and research findings into a review article, or a theoretical and clinical discussion paper of contemporary relevance for family therapists, trainers and supervisors.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorRobyn Elliott

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules


Co-requisites Students must be enrolled in HMCRC Master of Couple and Relationship Counselling or seek co-ordinator approval.

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAmerican Psychological Association publication manual.RecommendedAmerican Psychological Association publication manual. 5th edition.WASHINGTON, 1994

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Other Site 2, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobyn Elliott

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Nine 1.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"plus three hours of individual consultation with supervisor and independent study per week"


Assessment elementComments%
One 6,000-word paper submitted to an academic journal for publication.100