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HPS936 - Psychosocial Issues in Forensic Psychology and Case Analysis Seminar 2

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Andrew Day





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 day seminar and 2 hours cloud (online) contact per week for second half of the trimester.


This unit consists of two components. One is an academic component which will consider abnormal and offending behaviour in relation to psychological and social factors, with specific consideration of the Good Lives Model of offender rehabilitation. The second component is a professional practice component involving case analysis in a cloud (online) supervision forum. Students will present casework and case-related issues arising from their practicum experience. They will consider the presenting problems of the client, assessment, case formulation and treatment issues.


Assessment task 1: Essay (3000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Case report and analysis (1500 words) 50%

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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