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PY5012 - Methods of Intervention 2

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

Available to MPsych or DPsych students or by permission of the Programme Director

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 acquire knowledge of a range of empirically validated interventions for psychological disorders, complex presentations and integrated case formulation;
  • To demonstrate competent use of evidence based therapeutic techniques through role plays and skills demonstrated;
  • To increase knowledge about issues affecting physical and mental health of people living in rural/remote regions;
  • To display an increased awareness of cultural issues relevant to the practice of psychology across cultures;
  • Demonstrated ability to research the relevant literature to substantiate the use of particular evidence based therapies.


Townsville, Block, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Face to face teaching (Face to face teaching (Face-to-face dates TBC, please contact your college for more details))
Coord/Lect: Dr Beryl Buckby.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: assignments (80%); on-line exam; group project (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 58
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Dr Beryl Buckby
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Joanna Barlas, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: participation (10%); assignments (50%); group project (40%).

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.