Archive Module Description
Department: Psychology (Applied Psychology)
PSYS40415 : Psychological Assessments, Clinical and Counselling Values and Skills
|Type||Open||Level||4||Credits||15||Availability||Available in 2021/22|
Excluded Combination of Modules
- To provide students with in depth knowledge of the current theoretical issues in the field of criminological psychology
- To provide practical training in a range of transferable skills relevant for professional and personal development
- This module uses seminars to examine current research issues in a range of areas within the field of criminological psychology
- These issues may include topics in the field of clinical formulation, diagnosis, treatment, professional ethics and practice standards, the role of criminological psychology within the criminal justice system.
- To be able to undertake a psychological assessment.
- To have an experience and appreciation of counselling skills.
- To have experience and appreciation of interviewing skills and report writing.
- To have a high level understanding of professional and ethical issues and standards.
- Developing an understanding of the role of clinical values and skills within current views of interventions to address criminal and anti-social behaviour.
- Good written communication skills
- Developing the ability to learn independently within broad guidelines
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to the learning outcomes of the module
- This module is taught through weekly two hour seminars for one term
- This module is assessed formatively through an assignment
- Summative assessment of this module is through an examination
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
|Seminars||10||weekly for 1 term||2 hours||20|
|Preparation and reading||130|
|Component: Examination||Component Weighting: 100%|
|Element||Length / duration||Element Weighting||Resit Opportunity|
2000 word practice analysis on issues derived from seminars.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University