HPS431 - Psychological Assessment
2020 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
This unit is only available to students enrolled in courses H345, H451 and H452
For students enrolled in H345, must have passed all of HPS301, HPS307, HPS308, HPS310
Other courses: Nil
HPS425 and HPS715
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2 hour cloud (online) class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||1 x 2 hour cloud (online) class and 1 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminar per week|
This unit introduces the theoretical and psychometric basis of psychological tests. It will then provide an overview of the psychological assessment of an individual for various purposes and in a range of contexts. Major psychological tests will be studied with respect to their theoretical basis, construction, reliability, validity and applicability, including tests of ability, personality, and mood. Both child/adolescent and adult populations will be considered. The process of formulating psychological opinion in casework will be introduced. Report writing skills will be developed and ethical issues discussed.
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