This unit aims to provide students with advanced training in the administration and interpretation of clinical assessment instruments. An evidence-based approach to best practice in psychological assessment will be emphasised. Topics will focus on assessing specific diagnostic problems.
In this unit you will learn advanced assessment skills. Practice and ethical issues around assessing different client populations will be examined. How to conduct a competent and ethical risk for violence assessment and your response to such an assessment will also be covered. In each seminar you will be required to engage in and complete activities involving practice and ethical issues as they relate to assessment.
|Unit name||Advanced Assessment|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Dr Mandy Matthewson
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $417.00||2020: $1,222.50||090701|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2-hr seminar weekly (13 wks)
Written report (max. 2500 words) 50%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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