PSYC5537 Neuropsychology 2
- 6 points
|Not available in 2020||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit introduces students to the neurological and behavioural sequelae of various neuropsychological disorders with a primarily multifocal/diffuse neuropsychological presentation (e.g. dementias) and highlights traditional and contemporary techniques used to increase understanding of the neural mechanisms contributing to the client's presentation. Current rehabilitative strategies are also reviewed.
- Students are able to (1) describe the neuropathological and neurobehavioural sequelae of a number of neuropsychological disorders; (2) evaluate current neuropsychological research; and (3) consider the application of recent research to clinical practice including best clinical practice for assessment and interventions of covered disorders.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) essay; (2) examination; and (3) active participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Michael Weinborn
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Neuropsychology (01890/54590)
the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology (01870/54570);
PSYC5672 Foundations in Clinical Skills I (formerly PSYC8672 Foundations in Clinical Skills I)
PSYC5673 Foundations in Clinical Skills II (formerly PSYC8673 Foundations in Clinical Skills II)
PSYC5531 Assessment and Intervention—Adult Complex Disorders
- PSYC5541 Theories and Disorders (formerly PSYC8541 Theories and Disorders); PSYC5591 Neuropsychopathology (formerly PSYC8591 Neuropsychopathology); PSYC5595 Plasticity and Rehabilitation (formerly PSYC8595 Plasticity and Rehabilitation)
- Contact hours
- 12 x 3 hours (attendance to classes is compulsory)
- Students enrolled in an APAC accredited program must hold provisional registration as a psychologist. It is the students' responsibility to ensure registration eligibility. Enrolled students are also responsible for maintaining provisional registration for the duration of their enrolment in the program.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.