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Psychological assessment and intervention

Unit Code: PSY4406

Duration: 6 weeks

Contact Hours: 20-24 hours of study per week

Credit Points: 6


‘Psychological assessments and intervention’ provides students with a theoretical and practical overview of the assessment of individual difference, as a component of evidence-based practice. You will explore various classes of tests and classification tools – including a detailed examination of distinct models that measure ability and individual difference – and the role psychological assessment plays in evidence-based interventions for common clinical disorders. Another core focus of your study will be test evaluation methods, from a contemporary perspective that engages with recent trends in development theory, while covering the practicalities of test administration, scoring and interpretation.