|Short Description:||Adv Child & Adol Psych|
|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: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MCPS or MCPA or be undertaking the course as professional development
This course will build on students' existing skills in psychological practice with children and adolescents, by providing knowledge and skills required to work with children and adolescents presenting with complex psychological presentations. The course will cover evidence-based assessment and treatment methods recommended for complex childhood presentations including: childhood trauma, OCD, Selective Mutism, and Personality Disorders traits in adolescents. Attendance at the five on-campus workshops is mandatory. Dates of the five workshops will be according to the 'Workshop Schedule' which will be emailed to students at the outset of the program.