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.
|Unit name||Clinical Psychology|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
|Coordinator||Doctor Christine Padgett|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Describe the major symptomatology, aetiology, and outcomes associated with a range of mental health conditions.
- Evaluate the evidence based therapeutic approaches used in clinical and related mental health settings, including the effects of cultural, individual, and social factors which might influence treatment efficacy and outcomes.
- Apply research evidence and critical thinking skills to solve problems encountered by psychologists in clinical settings, including ethical practice.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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PrerequisitesPSY223 - Health and Psychological Wellbeing
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%)|Practical Skill Development. (10%)|Case Formulation and Treatment Plan. (40%)|Exam (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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