This course includes an on campus activity/ies. Check timetable for details. Contact course convener if you are unable to travel to Canberra.
In this course, you will consider important contextual factors in psychological ethics, theory, research and practice with diverse populations over the lifespan.
The course will address key determinants (e.g., social, structural, economic and interpersonal factors) and contextual factors (e.g., geographic and cultural) in health.
The course includes practical components in which you will extend your communication, interview and counselling skills to support appropriate interactions with people from diverse backgrounds.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Critically analyse the practice of psychology for people from a range of backgrounds
- Explain key approaches to contextualizing psychological assessments and interventions
- Demonstrate competencies in communication, assessment and counselling skills relevant to working with people from a range of backgrounds across the lifespan.
- Exam (40) [LO 1,2]
- Report (40) [LO 1,2]
- Assessment of interpersonal communication skills (20) [LO 3]
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Weekly contact hours will comprise 3 hours of face-to-face activities including lectures and/or workshops. The
workload is expected to be 130 hours, including study time, spread over the semester or session.
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Requisite and Incompatibility
APAC accredited tertiary studies or equivalent
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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