Courses & Units

Adjustment To Change KHA507

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit explores current thinking and strategies around dealing with issues of adjustment to change. That change includes changes involving loss, grief and trauma. Death and bereavement will be addressed including dealing with grief as a natural process and with more complicated grief. Non-death losses are also addressed such as divorce, unemployment, disability, chronic illness, infertility, and aging. The second half of the course will also look at the serious change that trauma can bring - common trauma responses, post-traumatic stress, large scale trauma such as natural disasters, and some models for effective treatment of trauma.

Summary

Unit name Adjustment To Change
Unit code KHA507
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Dr Amy Washington

Teaching staff Ms Liane Anderson (Coordinator)
Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 061700

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Three two-day intensive workshops during the semester.  Weekly online participation.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Essay 30% , 2000 words

Assessment task 2: Essay 55%, 3000 words

Assessment Task 3: Participation in weekly discussion boards: 15%.

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Textbooks

Required

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