DPSY6204 - Clinical neuropsychology - 2017

0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Organisational Unit

School of Psychological Sciences


Dr Rene Stolwyk

Unit guides



  • Second semester 2017 (Day)


HDR unit


This unit provides students with information on the roles of the neuropsychologist within the health setting, the assessment techniques commonly used by neuropsychologists, common neuropsychological syndromes, and the process of rehabilitation for those with neuropsychological impairment.


On completion of the course students should:

  1. be familiar with basic functions of key neuroanatomical brain regions and be able to apply this to brain-behaviour relationships
  2. understand key principles underlying neuropsychological assessment and formulation
  3. have a understanding of key neuropsychological syndromes that are regularly encountered in clinical psychology practice
  4. be able to interpret neuropsychological reports and apply recommendations relevant to clinical psychology


Class Participation (Hurdle)

Case Report 1 (33%)

Case Report 2 (33%)

Case Report 3 (34%)

Chief examiner(s)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


Must be enrolled in Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology