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Advanced Assessment and Intervention PG (10074.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology


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  • Winter Term, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (180577) - View
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  • Winter Term, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (156696) - View

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APAC compliant extension of the introduction to evidence based psychological assessment and intervention techniques. This unit aims to provide students with advanced skills in case conceptualisation, assessment and intervention, and for them to demonstrate a broad repertoire of developed therapeutic skills expected as graduates, and eligibility for the registrar program for clinical endorsement.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Select relevant assessment procedures and neuropsychological knowledge of and practice in the selection of relevant assessment procedures and psychological tests.

2. Demonstrate knowledge of and practice in the administration, scoring and interpretation of the major psychological tests commonly used in psychological practice.

3. Critique fundamental issues in therapy and their implications for therapeutic practice, and demonstrate advanced therapeutic skills and knowledge.

4. Iteratively plan and evaluate self-improvement targets with regard to therapeutic skill development; and

5. Demonstrate an advanced awareness of the limitations and pitfalls possible in psychological testing, and of potential ethical issues associated with these issues.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

6 hours per week (2 x 3-hour workshops).


6314 Practicum Placement 2 PG



Assumed Knowledge

Basis assessment and intervention skills.

Incompatible Units


Equivalent Units

6305 Advanced Counselling and 6304 Advanced Psychological Assessment

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