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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 undertake assessment interviews, psychometric assessment, observation of treatment, and report writing.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Enrolled students are advised to consult the course outline on Learn|AKO for detailed timetable information.
Enrolled students are advised to consult the course outline on Learn|AKO for detailed assessment information.
Sattler, Jerome M;
Foundations of behavioral, social and clinical assessment of children
Jerome M. Sattler, Publisher, Inc., 2014.
Waitoki, Waikaremoana et al;
Professional practice of psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand
The New Zealand Psychological Society, Te Ropu Matai Hinengaro o Aotearoa, 2016.
Page, Andrew C. , Stritzke, Werner G. K;
Clinical psychology for trainees : foundations of science-informed practice
Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Sattler, Jerome M;
Resource guide to accompany Foundations of Behavioral, Social and Clinical Assessment of Children
Jerome M. Sattler, Publisher, Inc, 2014.
Seymour, Fred et al;
Psychology and the law in Aotearoa New Zealand
New Zealand Psychological Society, 2018.
Shea, Shawn C;
Psychiatric interviewing : the art of understanding
These Textbooks are required, you need to have access to them, but you do not have to own them.
Domestic fee $1,727.00
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.
Maximum enrolment is 18
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