Courses & Units

Clinical Psychology PSY305

Launceston, Hobart

Note:

Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2021. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.

Introduction

This unit aims to introduce students to a range of psychiatric disorders including
psychological symptoms, theoretical models, assessment and evidence-based
treatments. Consideration is given to a range of cognitive-behavioural strategies
employed by clinical psychologists in the treatment of various mental health
conditions. Students will participate in both face-to-face and self-directed practical
classes, which will facilitate their understanding of a range of psychological and
psychiatric disorders.

Summary

Unit name Clinical Psychology
Unit code PSY305
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator Doctor Christine Padgett
Available as student elective? Yes

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
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

* 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 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Discriminate the major symptomatology, epidemiology and aetiology of a range of mental health conditions and how these might be influenced by culture.
  • Apply research evidence and critical thinking skills to determine evidence-based therapeutic approaches used by psychologists in clinical practice to treat people with different mental health conditions and cultural backgrounds.
  • Apply research evidence and critical thinking skills to solve problems encountered by psychologists in clinical practice.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090701 $1,812.00 $850.00 993$993.00 $2,445.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

PSY124 or KHA111

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KHA200 AND KHA220 AND KHA254 AND KHA255 AND KHA354 AND KHA355|KHA305

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Lecture: 2 hours weekly

Practical: 2 hours weekly

AssessmentOnline Practical Quiz (10%)|Exam (50%)|Case Formulation and Treatment Plan. (40%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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