HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE

PSY5HMP

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject deals with a number of aspects of health psychology in health promotion and clinical settings in some depth. This subject will build on areas of health psychology that students will most likely have covered in undergraduate health psychology but will be explored at an advanced level. The areas of mental health and legal issues surrounding practice in mental health settings are also covered.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Paxton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

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. Apply psychological principles to key areas of clinical health psychology.

Activities:
Seminars, discussion, guest lecture presentations.

02. Demonstrate in-depth understanding of psychological consequuences and evidence-based interventions.

Activities:
Seminars, discussion, guest lecture presentations.

03. Conceptualise practice frameworks for clinical psychology services.

Activities:
Reflection on implications for future practice of what you learned from 5 of the 7 topics. Workshops including external guest presentations and in-class activities

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Paxton

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 38
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 38
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 32
One 6.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
a 2500 word essay60 01, 02
a 1500 word essay33 03
Formative quiz (equivalent to 500 words)7 01, 02