HPS759 - Issues in Professional Organisational Psychology
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)|
1 x 1.5 hour class and 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week
This unit will prepare students for professional practice, ensuring they are familiar with ethical, legal and professional practice requirements and responsibilities. The unit covers: the requirements for National registration as a psychologist, requirements of the APS College of Organisational Psychologists, the APS Code of Ethics; issues involved in working with other professionals; the particular role of the organisational/industrial psychologist in different professional contexts; legal issues, including equity and equal opportunity and safety legislation. Furthermore, students will examine the different ways organisations communicate including organisational strategy and values.
Assessment task 1: Class presentations 20%
Assessment task 2: Opinion piece (2000 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%