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This course will provide you with an introduction to the field of child and adolescent psychopathology. It will extend your knowledge and understanding of core psychological concepts and theories, while you acquire new specialist content matter in numerous issues related to the psychological disorders experienced across childhood and adolescence.
This course is for people currently working or intending to work with children, adolescents and their families within government or community agencies in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is also for people who intend to go on to further study in psychology, including specialist clinical psychology training.
The learning approach uses case studies to provide a realistic depiction of the common themes and presentations when working with young people who are experiencing psychological disorders.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us
To study this course you will require access to a computer, the Internet and email.
100% internally assessed
There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.