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Clinical child, adolescent and family psychology part 1 ( points)


Leader: Associate Professor Sandra Lancaster

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The aim of this subject is enhance students' skills in the assessment of children, adolescents and their families in various clinical settings. Students will become familiar with appropriate psychological tests with infants, children and adolescents. Skills in the interpretation of complex cognitive profiles and presentation of test results in concise, comprehensive report formats will be developed. The tests covered will include developmental tests (Bayleys Infant Development Scales, Vineland Adaptive Scales) tests of cognitive functioning (eg WISC, WRAML, Children's Memory Scale, and Rey Complex Figure) and projective techniques.

Assessment: Log book documenting observation/practical work (hurdle requirement); written 3000 word report of a comprehensive psychological assessment of a child or adolescent (80%); oral case presentation (20%).

Contact Hours: Semeser 1

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