- Code PSYC8102
- Unit Value 12 units
- Offered by Research School of Psychology
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Psychology
- Areas of interest Psychology
- Academic career PGRD
- AsPr Bruce Christensen
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2021
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This course cannot be entirely adjusted for remote participation in Sem 2 2021 and will include on-campus activities.
Clinical Coursework II comprises a number of sub-courses covering a range of topics designed to further advance the students’ knowledge of clinical theory and practice and relevant research methodology such as:
- Psychopathology and Intervention II (Substance Use Disorders; Personality Disorders)
- Clinical Research Methods
For further information on the course details please see the Clinical Psychology Program Handbook.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the psychological theories of the aetiology, progression and/or recovery, precursors and sequelae of personality and substance use disorders and use evidence-based assessments to evaluate personality and substance use disorders.
- Employ Dialectical Behaviour Therapy techniques and strategies to treat personality disorders.
- Utilise evidence-based e-health practices in the understanding and management of psychological disorders.
- Demonstrate competences in doing evidence based practice pertaining to clinical practice and decision making
- Demonstrate competencies in the design of a clinically relevant research project.
- Demonstrate an understanding of advanced psychometric approaches and competency in the development of a psychological scale.
Enrolees must be eligible for registration as a psychologist in the ACT. This course is assessed on a Course Requirement Satisfied (CRS) or Fail basis. Students must satisfactorily complete all assessment tasks in order to pass the course.
- The assessment for each sub-course equals 1/2 of the overall assessment for this course: (null) [LO null]
- Psychopathology and Intervention II: Administration of the NEO-FFI (Hurdle); Personality theory exam (30%); Online e-therapy module (Hurdle); Video recording of chain analysis and self-reflection (35%); Substance use disorders toolkit (35%) (50) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]
- Clinical Research Methods: Evidenced-based practice tasks (hurdle); Research proposal presentation (30%); Research proposal report (30%); Scale construction assignment (40%) (50) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]
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This course is comprised of submodules. The face-to-face/contact hours for each submodule may vary, but are expected to consist of:
- Psychopathology and Intervention II: 2-3 hours/week plus 1-day workshop (28-42 hours over the semester)
- Clinical Research Methods: 2-3 hours/week (24-36 hours over the semester)
Plus a minimum 182 hours of self-study and several mandatory workshops..
to be determined
Requisite and Incompatibility
To be confirmed at the beginning of the course. Texts will be selected in line with current research.
Assumed KnowledgeA basic understanding of clinical diagnosis, assessment and treatment comparable to undergraduate level abnormal psychology.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.
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- 12 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|6544||26 Jul 2021||02 Aug 2021||14 Sep 2021||29 Oct 2021||In Person||N/A|