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PSY5140 Comprehensive Psychological Assessment

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Band 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022

Requisites

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

Overview

Psychological Assessment is a core competency area in the practice of Psychology. The skills-based competencies of this course will enable the student to contribute to individual assessments with an appreciation for and mastery of the technical, multi-disciplinary, cultural, and personal aspects of psychological test use with a focus on evidence-based analysis, interpretation, and report-writing.

This course aims to provide students with comprehensive knowledge of a broad range of approaches to assessing individual behaviour in adults and children through the use of standardised tests. Students will develop expertise in the analysis, interpretation, and communication of psychological test data pertinent to psychological practice. 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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2022 External
Date printed 24 May 2022