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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr J. Sabura Allen


Each session will include both lecture and experiential components. Experiential components will include planning for assessments, administration and scoring assessment examples, interpreting results, and report writing. Students will be advised of relevant readings for each session in advance.


  • To develop an understanding of the role of client assessment in applied psychology.
  • To develop an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of behavioural and personality assessment.
  • To develop skills in behavioural assessment including development, implementation, and evaluation of behavioural assessments.
  • To develop skills in administration, scoring, interpretation, and integration of selected personality assessment techniques.


Assessment of Behavioural Component (15%), Test Administration and Scoring (15%) , Report 1 (30%), and Report 2 (40%).

Chief examiner(s)

Dr J. Sabura Allen