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HPS933 - Assessment and Treatment of Forensic Clients

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Andrew Day

Prerequisite:HPS979 and HPS977


Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1.5 hour class and 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week


Assessment and treatment of forensic clients aims to provide postgraduate psychology students with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with the wide variety of clients they may be exposed to in clinical/forensic work. Students will learn skills in assessment, case formulation and intervention, which will then apply to a number of different settings, including violent, sexual and substance using offenders.


Assessment task 1: Submission of written case report 60%
Assessment task 2: Oral examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

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