DOCTORAL CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES A

PSY6DCA

2015

Credit points: 25

Subject outline

This series of lectures and seminars provides a working knowledge of counselling skills and professional issues, psychological assessment and cognitive-behavioural therapy.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points25

Subject Co-ordinatorLynette Evans

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLynette Evans

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Counselling Skills"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"weeks 4-8 for cognitive-behavioural therapy"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"weeks 9-13 for cognitive-behavioural therapy"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
behavioural experiments assignment (1,500 words)Hurdle requirement: four 300-word CBT intervention reviews. For cognitive-behavioural therapy.8
case formulation assignment (1,500 words)for cognitive-behavioural therapy8
class participation and readingfor psychological assessment6
one 1,500-word journalfor counselling skills and professional issues17
one 2-hour examinationfor cognitive-behavioural therapy17
one 45-minute video or audio tape of an initial role-play interview and associated critiquefor counselling skills and professional issues17
videotaped testing session and written reports (3,000 words)Demonstrated professional level of expertise in the use and administration of specified psychological tests27