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DPSY7112 - Psychology and children's and family law

SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader: Professor James Ogloff


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


The unit will begin with an examination of relevant legislation. Using both seminars and practical sessions, students will then learn how to conduct psychological assessments of children, adolescents and/or families in contested custody and access determinations, and in protective and criminal proceedings. Treatment issues will also be examined.


2 clinical reports (1500 words each, 50% each): one based on observation of a children's Court assessment and one based on observation of a family court assessment; log book documenting observation practical work (hurdle requirement).