Courses & Units

Ethics and Professional Psychology Practice 1 PSY702

Introduction

This unit considers common professional and ethical issues in psychological practice. Students are introduced to key ethical codes, guidelines, standards and legislation relevant to psychology practice. Ethical decision-making models will be applied to real-world case examples to assist students in identifying ethical and professional issues, responsibilities and obligations.

Summary

Unit name Ethics and Professional Psychology Practice 1
Unit code PSY702
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator Doctor Mandy Matthewson
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate and communicate ethical and professional issues arising in psychological practice in written and oral form.
  • Apply existing ethical codes, guidelines, and standards to respond to common ethical and professional issues that arise in psychological practice.
  • Demonstrate non-maleficence, beneficence and respect in professional psychological practice.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$1,892.00 $888.00 $1,037.00 $2,567.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

KHA734

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2hr Seminar weekly, 3hrs independent learning weekly

AssessmentOSCE (50%)|Assignment (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

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

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