CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DISORDERS AND LEARNING DISABILITIES: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT

PSY5CAD

2014

Credit points: 10

Subject outline

This unit will familiarise students with developmental models, parenting and assessment of various types of behavioural and emotional disorders in children and adolescents. The workshops and assessment formats are designed to enhance active learning. Students will be expected to read set material, conduct literature searches as directed and to engage in class discussion and presentations. The workshops will be selected from the following topics, normal and abnormal development, parenting, infancy, childhood and adolescent developmental disorders (eg ADHD, Autism), anxiety, depression, psychosis, assessment and treatment options.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points10

Subject Co-ordinatorRobyn Stargatt

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission to SMCP or SDPCP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobyn Stargatt

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word take home exam and class presentation on selected topics100