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-ordinatorKirstie McKenzie-McHarg

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 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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Evaluate effective counselling processes and apply fundamental counselling skills.
02. Construct cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) tasks to facilitate behaviour change based on CBT theory.
03. Critically evaluate the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of a range of specific psychological intervention techniques for individuals.

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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-ordinatorKirstie McKenzie-McHarg

Class requirements

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

TutorialWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Essay (1,500-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO3

Examination (1 hour)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual video presentation (7 min; 1500-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKirstie McKenzie-McHarg

Class requirements

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

TutorialWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Essay (1,500-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO3

Examination (1 hour)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual video presentation (7 min; 1500-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKirstie McKenzie-McHarg

Class requirements

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

TutorialWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Essay (1,500-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO3

Examination (1 hour)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual video presentation (7 min; 1500-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKirstie McKenzie-McHarg

Class requirements

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

TutorialWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Essay (1,500-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO3

Examination (1 hour)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual video presentation (7 min; 1500-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKirstie McKenzie-McHarg

Class requirements

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

TutorialWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Essay (1,500-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO3

Examination (1 hour)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual video presentation (7 min; 1500-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKirstie McKenzie-McHarg

Class requirements

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

TutorialWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical Essay (1,500-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO3

Examination (1 hour)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual video presentation (7 min; 1500-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2