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PSY4070 Assessment and Interview Skills

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Wellbeing
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 7 December 2022


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BSCH (Psychology major 12302) or BPSH or MSCR (Psychology Research)


Psychological assessment is a basic skill for all areas of applied psychology. Using workshops and case studies, students will learn about the development of testing skills and the application of testing principles in clinical settings.

This course provides training in the development of skills necessary for conducting psychological assessment including interview skills, administration and scoring, interpretation, and professional report writing. Assessment strategies, including the use of standardised psychological test instruments will be identified, discussed, and practiced. There is a focus on cultural considerations when conducting psychological assessments within this course.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 7 December 2022