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The course objective is to provide the opportunity for students to apply the science and practice of clinical psychology. Students will develop their understanding of the ‘art of interviewing’ in a manner that is client centred, evidence-based, safe, ethical, and culturally relevant. The practicum component provides students the opportunity to observe, participate in, and undertake assessment interviews, treatment, psychometric assessments, and report writing under supervision of the experienced clinical psychologists within the Psychology Centre.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Students are advised to consult the course outline on Learn for detailed timetable information.
, Ann Huggett
, Neil Thompson
and Eileen Britt
Resource guide to accompany foundations of behavioural, social and clinical assessment of children;
San Diego: Jerome M. Sattler, Publisher, Inc, 2014.
Sattler, Jerome M;
Foundations of behavioral, social and clinical assessment of children;
Psychiatric interviewing: The art of understanding;
Waitoki, Waikaremoana W. et al;
Professional practice of psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand;
Page, A., Stritzke, W;
Clinical Psychology for Trainees: Foundations for Science-Informed Practice;
Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Seymour, Fred. et al;
Psychology and the law in Aotearoa New Zealand;
NZ Psychological Society, 2011.
Clinical supervision in Aotearoa/New Zealand : a health perspective;
Pearson Education New Zealand, 2007.
Domestic fee $1,603.00
International Postgraduate fees
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
Maximum enrolment is 12
For further information see
School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page.