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PSY8060 Advanced Health Psychology

Short Description: Advanced Health Psychology
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 : 29 April 2021

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MCPS or MCPA or be undertaking the course as professional development

Synopsis

This course will examine biopsychosocial factors associated with mortality and morbidity in the Australian culture; and in working in multi-disciplinary teams across health contexts. It will consider research and theory relevant to health and lifestyle-related behaviour and pain management. A range of health attitudes, assessment methods and interventions will be reviewed, and students will use several of these methods in practice sessions-including theory and application with specific groups (e.g., ethnicity, Australian Indigenous clients). Attendance at the on-campus workshops/residential schools and 13 hours of online workshops are mandatory. Dates of the on-campus workshops/residential schools will be according to the 'Workshop Schedule' which will be emailed to students at the outset of the program.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2021 External
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 29 April 2021