DOCTORAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES A

PSY6DNA

2015

Credit points: 25

Subject outline

This series of lectures and seminars provides a working knowledge of counselling skills and professional issues; behavioural and cognitive-behavioural theory, assessment and practice; clinical neuroscience; psychological assessment; and neuropsychological models, syndromes and assessment.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points25

Subject Co-ordinatorGlynda Kinsella

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Development of knowledge of the theories and models of clinical neuropsychology

Activities:
Active participation in lectures and seminars

02. Development of practical skills in application of clinical neuropsychology

Activities:
Active participation in lectures and seminars

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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-ordinatorGlynda Kinsella

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 10 - 22
Four 3.0 hours lecture/practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/Practical Week: 10 - 22
Nine 3.0 hours lecture/practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 13
One 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 13 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.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 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 study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
behavioural experiments assignment (1,500 words)Hurdle requirement: four 300-word CBT intervention reviews5 01, 02
case formulation assignment (1,500 words)5 01, 02
class participation and reading4 01, 02
examination of professional level of expertise in use & examination of neuropsychological tests4 02
multiple choice/examination20 01
one 1,500-word journal10
one 1.5-hour multiple choice examination16
one 2-hour examination10
one 45-minute video or audio tape of an initial role-play interview and associated critique10
videotaped testing session and written reports (3,000 words)Demonstrated professional level of expertise in the use and administration of specified psychological tests16