DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

PSY5PNP

2015

Credit points: 5

Subject outline

This unit will familiarize students with neuro-development models, developmental disorders, acquired disorders and neuropsychological features associated with various medical conditions in children and adolescents. Assessment and interventions across conditions will be discussed. The workshops 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. The workshop topics will include learning disorders, ADHD, Head Injury, Epilepsy, Cancer and Craniofacial Abnormalities.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorRobyn Stargatt

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission to SMCNP or SDPCN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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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-ordinatorRobyn Stargatt

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours seminar every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1-hour multiple choice examinationand completion of assigned readings and participation in classroom activities100