Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The subject is designed to provide an opportunity to learn in some depth about treatments for major disorders in adult populations, from a standpoint of the critical use of clinical practice guidelines and evidence based practice.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEleanor Wertheim

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in SMCP


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


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. Critically appraise evidence based practice
02. Demonstrate a familiarity with specific treatments for major disorders and their underpinning theoretical models
03. Demonstrate an ability to participate and lead a peer managed professional development group

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEleanor Wertheim

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One treatment guideline review (1,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1

One theoretical models assignment (2,250-words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo60 SILO2

One reflective journal (750-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO3