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PY5012 - Methods of Intervention 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

Available to MPsych or DPsych students or by permission of the course coordinator.

This subject will equip students with further skills in the application of cognitive behavioural and behavioural therapeutic methods. Topics will include issues relevant to the practice of psychology in rural and remote regions of Australia, as well as approaches to the treatment of more complex disorders such as addictions, co-morbid conditions and psychosis.

Learning Outcomes

  • to become familiar with ethical issues involved in practice with people of other cultures;
  • to become familiar with methods of remote delivery of services;
  • to become proficient in dealing with matters affecting physical and mental health in rural regions;
  • to have increased knowledge of more severe forms of psychological disturbance such as psychosis, addictions, or other complex disorders, including methods of treatment;
  • to show increased awareness of cultural issues relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.


JCU Singapore, Study Period 59, Internal
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Dr Joanna Barlas, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: participation (10%); assignments (50%); group project (40%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Block
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Face to face teaching 05-Aug-2013 to 18-Sep-2013 (Two workshops per Study Period, 5-7 Aug and 16-18 Sept)
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: assignments (80%); on-line exam; group project (20%).

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.