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PY4112 - Ethics for Research and Professional and Evidence Based Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Psychology as a discipline and a profession is firmly founded upon the model of the scientist/practitioner. This subject will further define the underpinning ethical considerations in light of an examination of the evidence base for psychological practice. The ethics component of this subject will address ethical issues relevant to professional practice as a psychologist, including the role of ethical behaviour, codes of ethics and competencies specified by the Australian Psychological Society. The professional and evidence based practice component of this subject will prepare students for transition into the work environment, through the development of core capabilities associated with practice in the profession.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply the principles of evidence based practice and critical analysis to psychological practice and processes;
  • integrate and apply knowledge of ethics underpinning psychological practice;
  • demonstrate proficiency with AHPRA core capabilities and attributes relevant to practice in the profession.
Prerequisites: Must complete 72 credit points of level 1, 2, and 3 subjects from an undergraduate Psychology course, and be accepted into the 4th year psychology stream before enrolling in any level 4 PY subjects.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Beryl Buckby
Lecturers: Dr Beryl Buckby, Mrs Davinder Gill.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 106 hours - Project work, self-directed learning and assessment preparation
Assessment: other exams (30%); eportfolio (30%); community based projects (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to pass this subject you must: submit all three assessments to pass; achieve a minimum 50% to pass the subject.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Beryl Buckby
Lecturers: Dr Beryl Buckby, Mrs Davinder Gill.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 106 hours - Project work, self-directed learning and assessment preparation
Assessment: other exams (30%); eportfolio (30%); community based projects (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to pass this subject you must: submit all three assessments to pass; achieve a minimum 50% to pass the subject.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Beryl Buckby
Lecturers: Dr Beryl Buckby, Ms Hina Sheel.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 106 hours - Project work, self-directed learning and assessment preparation
Assessment: other exams (30%); eportfolio (30%); community based projects (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to pass this subject you must: submit all three assessments to pass; achieve a minimum 50% to pass the subject.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Beryl Buckby
Lecturers: Dr Beryl Buckby, Dr Alla Demutska.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 106 hours - Project work, self-directed learning and assessment preparation
Assessment: other exams (30%); eportfolio (30%); community based projects (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to pass this subject you must: submit all three assessments to pass; achieve a minimum 50% to pass the subject.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Beryl Buckby.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 106 hours - Project work, self-directed learning and assessment preparation
Assessment: other exams (30%); eportfolio (30%); community based projects (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to pass this subject you must: submit all three assessments to pass; achieve a minimum 50% to pass the subject.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.