HPY728 - Applied Methods for Professional Practice
2024 unit information
|Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
|This unit is only available to students enrolled in H744
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus
1 x 2 hour online lecture
This unit will focus on enabling students to develop an appreciation for why clinicians require a strong understanding of statistics and research methodology. Knowledge pertaining to the identification, treatment and general understanding of disorders and syndromes is constantly evolving. In response, new or revised tests and treatment programs are constantly appearing. A critically important task for the psychologist is to be able to evaluate this information and integrate new information into their work. In some instances this is necessary so the most appropriate methods for identification and treatment are provided to individual clients. The decisions clinicians make with respect to such issues should be based on best available evidence. This unit will provide students with the tools and knowledge to assist them in evaluating the evidence. It will equip students with the knowledge needed to evaluate types of evidence relating to diagnostic tools and treatment options for clients. In addition, the unit will cover types of analyses used in psychological research so that students will be better able to understand and interpret studies.
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