PSY4040 Psychological Interventions
|Short Description:||Psychological Interventions|
|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 :||23 January 2020|
Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BSCH (Psychology major 12302) or BPSH
BPSH students must have completed the first 3 years with a GPA of 5.0 across levels 1 to 3 psychology courses.
The aim of this course is to further develop students' interpersonal communication skills, with a view to applying psychological perspectives to various current issues faced by contemporary Australians. Students will use research evidence to critically evaluate psychological theories in order to gain a greater understanding of current societal issues, and to develop suitable evidence-based interventions that are ethically sound, consistent with theory, and sensitive to diversity issues in 21st century Australian society such as culture, gender, age, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, disability, and socioeconomic status.
This course contains a mandatory residential school for both external and on-campus students.