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PSY4070 Assessment and Interview Skills

Short Description: Assessment & Interview Skills
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 : 27 May 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.

Synopsis

This course provides training in the development of skills necessary for conducting psychological assessment including interview skills, administration and scoring, interpretation, and professional report writing. Assessment strategies, including the use of standardised psychological test instruments will be identified, discussed, and practiced. There is a focus on cultural considerations when conducting psychological assessments within this course.

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
Date printed 27 May 2020