Available in 2021
Course code

PSYC4200

Units

10 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course will familiarise students with psychological assessment and interviewing in employment, educational and forensic settings.

The course forms part of a sequence of courses that have been approved by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).


Availability2021 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2021

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2021

Learning outcomes

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

1. Describe and discuss the theoretical and empirical bases of evidence based assessment.

2. Describe applications of evidence-based assessment in multiple environments.

3. Apply effective interviewing skills.


Content

Topics will be drawn from the following areas: theoretical and empirical bases of psychological assessment, interviewing and other areas of applied psychology such as employment/organisational, educational and forensic psychology.


Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)[40100],

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) [12362], or

Bachelor of Science (Honours) [10496].


Assessment items

Online Learning Activity: Blackboard test

Written Assignment: Essay

Presentation: Skills presentation


Contact hours

Callaghan and Ourimbah

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

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