HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE

PSY5HMP

2021

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.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLynette Evans

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

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. Demonstrate knowledge about application of psychological principles to key areas of clinical health psychology.
02. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the psychological consequences and evidence-based interventions related to a particular chronic disorder.
03. Demonstrate a working knowledge of practice frameworks within which clinical psychology services may be conceptualised and delivered.
04. A working knowledge of practice frameworks within which clinical psychology services may be conceptualised and delivered.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLynette Evans

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 32
One 8.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One essay (3,000-words)There is also a formative quiz assessment that is a hurdle requirement designed to provide early feedback of learning.

N/AN/AN/AYes60 SILO1, SILO2

One essay (2,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3, SILO4