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PY6015 - Child and Family Therapy

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Miscellaneous enrolment in this subject requires the approval of the Coordinator of Professional Programs (Psychology).

This subject will develop the skills of the student to deal with more complex psychological and behavioural disorders. Topics will include child and adolescent psychopathology and the use of family therapy intervention.

Learning Outcomes

  • skills in the assessment and identification of disorders specific to children and adolescents;
  • skills in the assessment of family dynamics and functioning;
  • basic knowledge and skills in the use of family based interventions.

Subject Assessment

  • Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Case notes - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Critical appraisal/review - (40%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; participate in all scheduled classes; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.

PY5005 PY5301 PY5302 PY5303 PY5304 PY5305 PY6011 PY6122 PY6301 PY6302 PY6303


JCU Singapore, Study Period 59, Intensive
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Face to face teaching (face to face)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 39 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.