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PY5007 - Health and Rehabilitation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

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

This subject reviews the environmental and biological factors that influence health and rehabilitation, in the context of chronic health disorders. Topics will include the role of psychologists in prevention and rehabilitation for common chronic diseases and a focus on assessment, diagnosis and intervention for eating disorders and sexual dysfunction.

Learning Outcomes

  • familiarity with principles of rehabilitation of physical and behavioural disorders;
  • basic skills in addressing the process of adaptation to physical problems using psychological methods;
  • develop knowledge and skills of the different methodologies used to evaluate health disorders;
  • understanding of the biological, environmental and psychosocial influences in the development of psychological problems associated with chronic health disorders.
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Combinations:
PY5005 PY6011

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Face to face teaching (Face-to-face dates TBC, please contact your college for more details.)
Workload expectations:
  • 42 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: case presentation (group) (15%); case formulation (35%); case study (50%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 58
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Dr Meegan Kilcullen
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 42 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: case presentation (15%); case formulation (35%); case study (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.