Courses & Units

Professional Practice 1 KHA735

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


This unit considers the practical issues relevant to the experience of clinical psychology practice. Lectures will outline key theoretical models and evidence-based treatments for specific adult psychological disorders. Classroom discussion and exercises will provide an opportunity to develop key cognitive behavioural therapy skills. Where appropriate, lectures will be supplemented with audio-visual material and handouts, and students should be prepared to role-play elements of the key therapy skills when discussed.


Unit name Professional Practice 1
Unit code KHA735
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 knowledge of key theoretical models and evidence-based treatments for specific adult psychological disorders.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in applying evidence-based treatments for specific adult psychological disorders.
  • Demonstrate skills in case formulation, treatment planning and intervention.
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KHA714 - Behaviour Change 1 AND KHA734 - Ethics & Professional Practice AND KHA711 - Current Issues in Assessment


Teaching Pattern

2-hr seminar weekly (13 weeks)

AssessmentOSCE (50%)|Critical Evaluation and self-reflection (50%)|Discussion posts
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