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PSY4020 Ethical and Professional Practice

Short Description: Ethical & Professional Practic
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
Version produced : 5 June 2020

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BSCH (Psychology major 12302) or BPSH or MSCR (Psychology Research)

Other requisites

BPSH students must have completed the first 3 years with a GPA of 5.0 across levels 1 to 3 psychology courses. Students must have access to Study Desk for this course

Synopsis

This course uses a range of real-life and simulated case studies to introduce students to working with different clients including marginalised and vulnerable populations. Ethical issues associated with using different client groups are explored and investigated, including the application of guidelines when working through ethical dilemmas in a variety of psychological settings.

This course contains a mandatory residential school for both external and on-campus students.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 External
Semester 1, 2020 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 5 June 2020