HPS715 - Principles of Psychological Assessment
2023 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Cohort rule:||This unit is only available to students enrolled in H650 - Graduate Diploma of Psychology, H650 - Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Advanced), H664 - Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Pre-Practice)|
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 90-minute seminar (campus) per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 90-minute seminar (online) 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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