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HPS933 - Assessment and Treatment of Forensic Clients

Unit details

Year2015 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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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