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.
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
|Unit name||Clinical Psychology|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
|Coordinator||Doctor Christine Padgett|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|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 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
- 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|
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
If you have any questions in relation to the fees, please contact UConnect or more information is available on StudyAssist.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
PrerequisitesPSY124 or KHA111
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:KHA200 AND KHA220 AND KHA254 AND KHA255 AND KHA354 AND KHA355|KHA305
Lecture: 2 hours weekly
Practical: 2 hours weekly
|Assessment||Online Practical Quiz (10%)|Exam (50%)|Case Formulation and Treatment Plan. (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
|Required||Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.||Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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