The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019
Course code

PSYC2200

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

'Intervention' to change human behaviour underpins much of the professional application of psychology. Psychologists employ a wide variety of strategies to facilitate behaviour change, and implement these intervention strategies across a range of levels. This course will provide information on how theory informs practice across a number of approaches to therapy. Examples of how these approaches need to be tailored to different levels of intervention (e.g. individual vs couples and families) and particular groups (e.g. children vs elderly).


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2019

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Introduce students to concepts and principles involved in designing and delivering different intervention strategies.

2. Introduce students to concepts and principles involved in using some common counselling approaches.

3. Illustrate the application of intervention strategies through presentation and discussion of 'case study' material.


Content

Content areas are: intervention strategies (individual, couple, family/group); and counselling approaches in therapeutic interactions.

The content will be covered through lectures, guest lectures and tutorials.

Supervision and evaluation will be provided by staff in the School of Psychology and tutoring staff.


Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) or Bachelor of Psychological Science [40099] programs.


Assumed knowledge

PSYC2200Pre-Professional Psychology II'Intervention' to change human behaviour underpins much of the professional application of psychology. Psychologists employ a wide variety of strategies to facilitate behaviour change, and implement these intervention strategies across a range of levels. This course will provide information on how theory informs practice across a number of approaches to therapy. Examples of how these approaches need to be tailored to different levels of intervention (e.g. individual vs couples and families) and particular groups (e.g. children vs elderly).FSCITFaculty of Science722School of Psychology1020005980Semester 2 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan20195980Semester 2 - 2019CENTRALCSTOurimbah2019PSYC1010, PSYC1020,PSYC1200Content areas are: intervention strategies (individual, couple, family/group); and counselling approaches in therapeutic interactions.The content will be covered through lectures, guest lectures and tutorials.Supervision and evaluation will be provided by staff in the School of Psychology and tutoring staff. NOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Introduce students to concepts and principles involved in designing and delivering different intervention strategies.2Introduce students to concepts and principles involved in using some common counselling approaches.3Illustrate the application of intervention strategies through presentation and discussion of 'case study' material. This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) or Bachelor of Psychological Science [40099] programs.Essay: Self-Reflecting Essay- What I bring to the role of a therapist.Report: Case ReportQuiz: Online QuizFormal Examination: Examination Callaghan and OurimbahLaboratoryFace to Face On Campus2hour(s)per Week for11Weeks2LectureFace to Face On Campus2hour(s)per Week for12Weeks1


Assessment items

Essay: Self-Reflecting Essay- What I bring to the role of a therapist.

Report: Case Report

Quiz: Online Quiz

Formal Examination: Examination


Contact hours

Callaghan and Ourimbah

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks starting in week 2

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1