Courses & Units

Clinical Child Psychology KHA722

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


This unit aims to provide an overview of the most commonly encountered behavioural, emotional, social and developmental childhood and adolescent clinical disorders. Topics may include attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, anxiety and mood disorders, learning and intellectual disorders, and autism spectrum disorder. An evidence-based practice approach will be used to examine current diagnostic, assessment and treatment issues. Particular attention will be given to the need for developmental and cultural sensitivity in clinical practice.


Unit name Clinical Child Psychology
Unit code KHA722
Credit points 6.25
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator Professor Kimberley Norris
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate


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Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate theoretical and applied knowledge in clinical child and adolescent psychology
  • demonstrate knowledge of assessment and intervention methodologies used with children and adolescents with developmental psychopathology and developmental disabilities
  • demonstrate skills in conceptualisation, assessment and treatment of a number of problems in the area of child and adolescent clinical psychology, including the ability to interpret client assessment data to make a diagnosis and treatment recommendations
  • communicate effectively with professionals, parents, and children
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Teaching Pattern

3-hr seminar weekly

AssessmentWritten report (50%)|Skills Demonstration (50%)|Discussion posts
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