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PSY4040 Psychological Interventions

Short Description: Psychological Interventions
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 : 23 January 2020

Requisites

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

Other requisites

BPSH students must have completed the first 3 years with a GPA of 5.0 across levels 1 to 3 psychology courses.

Synopsis

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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 External
Semester 2, 2020 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba