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HPS933 - Assessment and Treatment of Forensic Clients

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

Andrew Day

Prerequisite:HPS979 and HPS977
Contact hours:

2 x 3 day intensive seminars

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


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%

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