Pre-Professional Psychology 4

Course code PSYC4200Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Psychology

This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence.
Practitioners present students with case studies to help them understand and think critically about important aspects of psychological care/service provision.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
OurimbahSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
ObjectivesAt the conclusion of this course, students should have an applied understanding of the following aspects of psychological service/care provision, across a range of settings:
1. the importance of history and context, and how to take a comprehensive history,
2. how to undertake a comprehensive yet purposeful assessment / needs analysis,
3. factors involved in evidence-based treatment / interventions,
4. the processes of job application
ContentImportant aspects of this course address: establishing rapport, taking a history, assessment, developing treatment plan, interagency/multidisciplinary involvement, family/carer involvement and assessing outcomes. Applying for a job.
Replacing Course(s)Replaces one half of PSYC4210
TransitionStudents who have done the pre-professional unit of PSYC4210 will not be required to complete PSYC4200
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeStudents enrolling in Psychology 4000 level courses should have successfully completed all 240 units of the BPsychology program at the 1000-3000 levels or an APS accredited sequence in Psychology (yrs 1-3)
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsWorkshop
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments1. assignments including:- PBL responses and class presentations
2. Report writing
3. Essay addressing aspects of psychological practice.
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychology who have completed the 1000, 2000 and 3000 level 240 units as prescribed by their program
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for PSYC4200