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Clinical health and medical psychology part 2 ( points)


Leader: Associate Professor Sandra Lancaster

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The aim of this subject is to develop students' skills in the application of clinical psychology training to health and medical settings. Specialised areas such as reproductive health and fertility, perinatal and infancy issues, loss and grief, terminal illness and trauma will be examined. Group and individual interventions in health and medical settings will be a focus of this subject. The area of health promotion will be introduced and students will complete a joint project.

Assessment: Log book documenting observation/practical work (hurdle requirement); written report (3000 words) of a psychological intervention for a patient with a medical condition (40%); written report (4000 words) of an evaluation of a group program that has been conducted with medical patients (40%); submission of a plan for a Health Promotion project developed by the group (20%).

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