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PSYC20035 Ethics & Professional Issues in Psychology

Course details

This course component aims to confront students with issues that arise in the practice of psychology. Specifically, it aims to acquaint students with the procedures for becoming a psychologist once fourth year is complete, information that is necessary for practising as a psychologist in a professional manner, ethical issues in practice, and finally the devleopment and maintenance of professional skills. In doing so, it acquaints students with the kinds of dilemas that confront them when proceding in psychology after the fourth year. The topics covered in this component are about controversial professional issues. The style is dialectical. Students are expected to read to uncover the issues, argue about the issues, and know how to approach new issues that might arise in the course of their employment as psychologists. The assessment is designed with in mind. Students are expected to read widely and reflect on various opinions about ethical best practice in psychology.

Course at a glance
Career: Postgraduate
Credit points: 8
Requisites: Academic Program = CV13
Student Contribution Band: 1
EFTSL: 0.16667
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2009 Term One FLEX ROK
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