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.
SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorMelissa Monfries
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral
Special conditions Available to Doctor of Counselling Psychology students only.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Clinical child psychology, social learning and behaviour||Prescribed||Herbert, M.||WILEY 1998|
|Readings||Collaborative Therapy with Multi-Stresed Families: From Old Problems to New Futures||Prescribed||Madsen, W.||GUILDORD PUBLICATIONS 2001|
|Readings||Developmental psychology: Childhood and adolescence||Prescribed||Shaeffer, D.||BROOKES/COLES 2002|
|Readings||Promoting Family change: The Optimism Factor||Prescribed||Elliott, B., Mulroney, L., O'Neil, D||ALLEN & UNWIN 2000|
|Readings||Re-Visioning Family Therapy: Race, Culture and Gender in Clinical Practice.||Prescribed||McGoldrick, M.||GUILFORD PUBLICATIONS INC. 2003|
|Readings||The Therapist's Notebook for Children and Adolescents: Homework, Handouts and Activities for Use in Psychotherapy||Prescribed||Ford Scori, C., Hecker, L.||HAWTHORTH PRESS 2003|
|Readings||The changing familylife cycle: A framework for family therapy||Prescribed||Carter, B., McGoldrick, M.||ALLYN & BACON 2000|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Monfries
One 2.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"One two-hour lecture per week."
|One 2,000-word practical adolescent/family assessment report||75||01|
|One 45-minute seminar group presentation||25|