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PSYCHOL 7232 - Psychological Assessment

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to M Psych (Health) and PhD/MPsych(Health) students only or by permission of Head of School
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Co-Requisite: PSYCHOL 7233
Assumed Knowledge: Psychology Honours degree and relevant undergraduate instruction in the qualities desirable in psychological tests and the statistical measures of those.
Assessment: Assignments based on practical exercises
Syllabus:

This course aims to introduce students to the principles and practice of psychological assessment. The course will focus on a small number of widely used norm-referenced tests of intellectual abilities as well as diagnostic interview schedules, and both clinician rated and self-report measures used in the assessment of emotional and behavioural problems across the lifespan. Students will become familiar with the strengths, limitations, interpretation and presentation of findings from a variety of assessment instruments and will learn skills in both assessment planning and report writing. Students will learn about the ethical and social implications of assessment in a variety of contexts including socially and linguistically diverse populations. Opportunities for practice administration of assessment tools will be provided.

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Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $793 Band 1 $793 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 13/03/2017 Fri 31/03/2017 Fri 05/05/2017 Fri 09/06/2017


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13801 LE01 20 18 1 Mar - 5 Apr Wednesday 9am - 12pm Hughes, 526, Teaching Room
26 Apr - 3 May Wednesday 9am - 12pm Hughes, 526, Teaching Room
10 May - 17 May Wednesday 9am - 12pm  
24 May - 7 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 5pm Hughes, 526, Teaching Room