EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE IN PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

PSY5EBP

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces key research methodologies and skills relevant for evidence-based practice. You will learn to source, evaluate and apply research findings to developing effective interventions for clients. This subject brings together research skills and psychological practice.


SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLeah Brennan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMPPSB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPrinciples and concepts of Behavioural Medicine: A global handbookRecommendedFisher, Cameron Christensen, Ehert, Guo, Oldenburg & Snoek (2018)Springer

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop advanced knowledge in a topic relevant to evidence-based practice in professional psychology.

Activities:
Lecture presentations and reading

02. Demonstrate the ability to critically appraise and reflect on a research topic relevant to professional psychology.

Activities:
Reading, online activities and critical review

03. Apply advanced research skills and incorporate knowledge of culture to professional practice

Activities:
Reading, lecture presentations and online activities

04. Interpret and coherently communicate scientific findings in written and oral format

Activities:
Presentation to academics and peers

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeah Brennan

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar every two weeks on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 7.0 hours workshop other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written research proposal (1500 words equivalent)25 01, 02, 04
20-minute Oral presentation (1000 words equivalent)25 02, 03, 04
Research report (3000 words)35 02, 03, 04
Three online assessments/quizzes (500 words equivalent)15 01, 02