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PY5302 - Evidence-based Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

In this subject, students will gain hands on practice at tailoring and delivering a variety evidence-based interventions across the lifespan, as appropriate to cultural contexts. Main therapies to be covered in this subject include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Interpersonal Therapy. Students will participate in interactive learning opportunities such as role plays and case studies to apply their knowledge and skills in preparation for future placement. Reflexive practice opportunities will be a focus in this subject to assist with the development of lifelong learning skills and personal and professional development.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply and justify advanced psychological knowledge in the formulation of, and development of treatment plans for, psychological disorders;
  • select and tailor developmentally and culturally appropriate evidence-based interventions;
  • demonstrate skills in the delivery of evidence- based interventions for client groups of varying age, gender, culture, and socioeconomic status;
  • reflect critically and respectfully on the practice of ones self to develop quality practice, and to plan ongoing professional learning.

Subject Assessment

  • Part A: skills demonstration 15%; Part B: written critique and reflection 15% - (30%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (30%)
  • Therapeutic tool development - (40%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Student must pass every assessment item in order to pass this subject.

Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY5001 PY5003 PY5006 PY5007 PY5011 PY5012 PY5013 PY6001 PY6002 PY6003 PY6010 PY6015 PY6201 PY6202 PY6203

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Study Period 58, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Meegan Kilcullen
Lecturers: Dr Meegan Kilcullen, <Person not found>, Dr Adaline Ng.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 65 hours - Lectorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 1, Intensive
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (N/A)
Coord/Lect: Dr Meegan Kilcullen.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 65 hours - Lectorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.