PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS

PSY3PIN

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will provide students with an in-depth understanding of a range of different approaches to psychological intervention for psychological and behavioural problems. The main focus will be on psychological interventions for individuals but the subject will also explore group and public health interventions designed to change behaviour. The theoretical and empirical support for different intervention strategies will be explored and students will have opportunities to analyse the merits or otherwise of particular approaches. Students will learn to apply basic listening skills required in helping situations and explore effective strategies to motivate behaviour change.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCarina Chan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed three of the following subjects [PSY2PRM or PSY2ACH or PSY2DEV or PSY2COG or PSY2SOC] OR must have approval from the Subject Coordinator.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe effective counselling processes and apply fundamental counselling skills. (discipline specific knowledge, ethical awareness and professional conduct, creative problem-solving skills)
02. Construct cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT tasks to facilitate behaviour change based on CBT theory. (Writing, discipline specific knowledge, creative problem-solving skills, and inquiry/research skills).
03. Critically evaluate the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of a range of specific psychological intervention techniques for individuals. (Writing, inquiry/research, critical thinking, creative problem solving and discipline specific skills).

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarina Chan

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via video conference.

TutorialWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Essay (2,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3

Examination (1 hour)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Self-monitoring report (1,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarina Chan

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via video conference.

TutorialWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Essay (2,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3

Examination (1 hour)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Self-monitoring report (1,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarina Chan

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Essay (2,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3

Examination (1 hour)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Self-monitoring report (1,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2