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PSY4070 Assessment and Interview Skills

Units : 1
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 June 2023


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BSCH (12302 Psychology) or BSHP or MRES (19112 Psychology). BPSH students need to apply for manual enrolment in this course.


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.

BPSH students must have completed the first 3 years with a GPA of 5.0 across levels 1 to 3 psychology courses. These students will have to be manually enrolled.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Date printed 7 June 2023