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PY5302 - Evidence-based Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
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

  • Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Case report 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Prototype - (40%) - Individual
  • Video of CBT skills demonstration 15%; Written critique and reflection 15% - (30%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Pass requirements: pass every assessment item; participate in all scheduled classes; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.

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

Availabilities

Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Face to face teaching (N/A)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 65 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 58
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 65 hours workshops
  • 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.