96049 Assessment Across the Lifespan6cp; 1hpw (lecture), 2hpw (workshop); availability: students in the Master of Clinical Psychology who have successful completed all Autumn subjects
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
This subject covers the principles and practice of psychological assessment skills across the lifespan: children, adults and older adults. Trainees are introduced to the scientific hypothesis testing approach to evaluating all aspects of cognitive, behavioural, personality and emotional functioning. They gain practical assessment skills in the administration, scoring and interpretation of the widely used Wechsler scales and other cognitive tests. The clinical application of assessment skills in understanding disorders giving rise to cognitive deficit is a major theme of the subject.
Successful completion of this subject is required for progression in the Master of Clinical Psychology (C04300).
Autumn session, City campus
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