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The nature, prevalence, causes and current intervention relating to disorders and disabilities arising during the developmental period.
1) Recognise common psychological difficulties of childhood/ adolescence, and tell these apart.2) Describe what is known about the causes of psychological difficulties in childhood/adolescence. 3) Understand the impacts of disorders and difficulties on young people and their families. 4) Describe interventions commonly used for a given psychological difficulties in childhood/adolescence, and their evidence base. 5) Demonstrate understandings of assessment methods and practical considerations for working with children and families.
Subject to the approval of the Head of the School of Health Sciences
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Additional readings will be posted on the course LEARN site.
All forms of cheating and dishonest practice are taken seriously and penalties will result. Students should refer to Regulation J of the General Course and Examination Regulations. Students will check their own assignments for similarity using Turnitin prior to submission. Procedures will be explained in class.
As per assessment schedule. Guildlines used by the marker will be posted on LEARN and discussed with students.
Attendance at weekly class meetings and participation during classes is encouraged.
Formal and informal evaluation will take place in accordance with the relevant Course Evaluation Policy, to provide feedback to teaching staff about the relevance and validity of what has been learned as well as the quality of course delivery. The lecturer will feedback to the students information underpinning course design and evaluation.
The College undertakes a process of internal and external moderation of assessment. This is to ensure the assessment system is fair, equitable, consistent and manageable. If students are unhappy with their grade they should approach the course co-ordinator in the first instance to discuss or request a remark.
Late papers may be accepted for marking. Email the course coordinator.
If you require an extension, please email firstname.lastname@example.org before the due date, giving a reason for an extension and suggesting how long an extension you need. Workload or timetable issues are not acceptable reasons for an extension. A new due date will be arranged with you individually.
Students will be expected to submit their assessments during scheduled class meetings. Marked work will be returned in class.
Domestic fee $2,159.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
School of Health Sciences