Courses & Units

Adjustment To Change KHA507

Hobart

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 Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Dr Amy Washington

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
061700 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Students enrolled in on-campus availabilities for this unit please note that the teaching pattern for this unit is currently under review and subject to approval by the College. The final teaching pattern is expected to incorporate face to face workshops supported by online resources.

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

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