CHILD & FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY
Credit points: 10
In this subject students will be provided with the opportunity to develop introductory skills in the assessment and therapeutic response to children, adolescents and families, in an age and stage sensitive way, from both an individual and systemic perspective. The program will assist in developing an understanding of the more common presentations encountered in child and family settings. The impact of marital and family issues upon children and adolescents will be covered.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorMelissa Monfries
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMCP - Master of Counselling Psychology.
Special conditions Subject available only to Master of Counselling Psychology students.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Developmental psychpathology: Risk, disorder and adaptation. Vol 3.||Prescribed||Cicchette, D. and Cohen, D.J. (2006).||HOBOKEN NJ: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC. (E-RESOURCE).|
|Readings||Developmental psychpathology: Theory and method Vol. 1.||Prescribed||Cicchette, D. and Cohen, D.J. (2006).||HOBOKEN NJ: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC. (E-RESOURCE).|
|Readings||Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed)||Prescribed||American Psychiatric Association (1994)||DSM IV, WASHINGTON, DC|
|Readings||The adolescent psychotherapy treatment planner. 4th Ed.||Prescribed||Jongsma, A., Peterson, L.M., McInnis, W.P. (2006)||NEW JERSEY: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC. (E-RESOURCE).|
|Readings||The child psychotherapy treatment planner. 4th Ed.||Prescribed||Jongsma, A., Peterson, L.M., McInnis, W.P. (2006)||NEW JERSEY: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC. (E-RESOURCE).|
|Readings||Child Development. 8th Ed.||Recommended||Berk, L.A. (2009).||BOSTON: PEARSON EDUCATION.|
|Readings||Collaborative Therapy with Multi-Stressed Families: From Old Problems to New Futures 2nd Ed.||Recommended||Madsen, W. (2007)||LONDON: GUILDFORD PRESS (E-RESOURCE).|
|Readings||The metaphore of play: origin and breakdown of personal being.||Recommended||Meares, R. (2005).||NY: BRUNNER: ROUTLEDGE.|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Monfries
One 3.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 15-20 minute seminar group presentation||30|
|One 2,000-word case study||70|