CHILD & FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY

PSY5MCF

2015

Credit points: 10

Subject outline

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.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points10

Subject Co-ordinatorMelissa Monfries

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMCP - Master of Counselling Psychology.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Subject available only to Master of Counselling Psychology students.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDevelopmental psychpathology: Risk, disorder and adaptation. Vol 3.PrescribedCicchette, D. and Cohen, D.J. (2006).HOBOKEN NJ: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC. (E-RESOURCE).
ReadingsDevelopmental psychpathology: Theory and method Vol. 1.PrescribedCicchette, D. and Cohen, D.J. (2006).HOBOKEN NJ: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC. (E-RESOURCE).
ReadingsDiagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed)PrescribedAmerican Psychiatric Association (1994)DSM IV, WASHINGTON, DC
ReadingsThe adolescent psychotherapy treatment planner. 4th Ed.PrescribedJongsma, A., Peterson, L.M., McInnis, W.P. (2006)NEW JERSEY: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC. (E-RESOURCE).
ReadingsThe child psychotherapy treatment planner. 4th Ed.PrescribedJongsma, A., Peterson, L.M., McInnis, W.P. (2006)NEW JERSEY: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC. (E-RESOURCE).
ReadingsChild Development. 8th Ed.RecommendedBerk, L.A. (2009).BOSTON: PEARSON EDUCATION.
ReadingsCollaborative Therapy with Multi-Stressed Families: From Old Problems to New Futures 2nd Ed.RecommendedMadsen, W. (2007)LONDON: GUILDFORD PRESS (E-RESOURCE).
ReadingsThe metaphore of play: origin and breakdown of personal being.RecommendedMeares, R. (2005).NY: BRUNNER: ROUTLEDGE.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Monfries

Class requirements

Lecture
One 3.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 15-20 minute seminar group presentation30 01
One 2,000-word case study70 01