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PSY8071 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Short Description: Child & Adolescent Psychopath
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090701 - Psychology
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: PSY8045 and PSY8010


This course will expand upon basic knowledge and theories of child development to explore the characteristics, epidemiology, causes, and treatment of psychopathology in children and adolescents. Students will engage with the course material via personal reading and critical reflection, discussion and debate in class and on-line, and through experiential skill development in three two-day mandatory workshops. Knowledge and skills will be assessed via a case-study based in-class test, and an essay and workshop presentation covering an evidence-based therapy for a particular presenting concern/group.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba