PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS

PSY3PIN

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will provide students with an in-depth understanding of a range of different approaches to psychological intervention for psychological and behavioural problems. The main focus will be on psychological interventions for individuals but the subject will also explore group and public health interventions designed to change behaviour. The theoretical and empirical support for different intervention strategies will be explored and students will have opportunities to analyse the merits or otherwise of particular approaches. Students will learn to apply basic listening skills required in helping situations and explore effective strategies to motivate behaviour change.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Paxton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites (One of PSY1EFP or PSY1PYA) and (One of PSY1CFP or PSY1PYB)and the student has completed 180 credit points in the degree.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PSY3PYB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Paxton

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via video conference.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Critical Essay (2000 words)40
Examination (1.5 hours)Tutorial attendance is a Hurdle requirement.40
Self monitoring report (1000 words)20

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Paxton

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via video conference.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Critical Essay (2000 words)40
Examination (1.5 hours)Tutorial attendance is a Hurdle requirement.40
Self monitoring report (1000 words)20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Paxton

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Critical Essay (2000 words)40
Examination (1.5 hours)Tutorial attendance is a Hurdle requirement.40
Self monitoring report (1000 words)20