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HPS943 - Child and Family Forensic Placement 1 and Case Conference Seminar A

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Belinda Guadagno and Jane Mc Gillivray

Prerequisite:Satisfactory completion of HPS935


Incompatible with:



The aim of this placement is to provide specialist skills in the assessment and treatment of problems associated with offenders and victims. Students should have substantial client contact and will carry their own caseload, under supervision. Students will be required to provide a case presentation from their placement, covering the presenting symptoms, assessment techniques employed, diagnosis of the disorder using DSM-V and appropriate treatment strategies.


Assessment task 1: Attendance for 50 days
Assessment task 2: Presentation of log book to the University Supervisor within 21 days of completing the placement
Assessment task 3: Satisfactory report on the professional ethical competence of student from the Placement Supervisor and the University Supervisor
Assessment task 4: Seminar presentation

The above assessment constitutes 100% of the assessment for this unit, failure to satisfactorily complete the requirements of any one component will result in the student failing the unit and may result in the student's exclusion from the course.

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.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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