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PY6015 - Child and Family Therapy

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social 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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY6011 PY5005 PY6122

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Study Period 59, Block
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching (face to face)
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 42 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: essays (50%); assignments (50%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Block
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching 16-Aug-2012 to 13-Oct-2012 (Two workshops per Study Period, 16-18 August & 11-13 October)
Coordinator: Professor Russell Hawkins
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Maria Hennessy.
Workload expectations:
  • 42 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: essays (50%); on-line exam (2) (50%).

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.