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Advanced Issues in Developmental Psychology: Development Problems across the Lifespan - PSYC768

This unit will enable students to apply developmental theories to real-world problems across the lifespan. A series of developmental predicaments will be presented and students will be required to integrate multiple theoretical perspectives to understand the biological, psychological and social aspects of the problem and predict developmental trajectories. The topics are based on five cases each of which will run over two weeks. Students work in small groups. The unit will introduce students to the clinical reasoning process from assessment through to theoretically informed models of intervention and the identification of potential research topics that underpin evidence-based practice.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Cathy McMahon

Admission to MRes Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): PSY468
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Psychology

Faculty of Human Sciences

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