Educational Psychology Practice 801

Module code OPR 801
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Education
Module content

Practical module: Apply relevant, evidence-based, Southern African indigenous and global theoretical foundations relating to educational psychological assessment and support of children/youth with emotional, behavioural, learning and/or career-related needs, family oriented educational psychology, group work, (also in school and/or community work settings); conceptualise cases (including formulating clinical impressions, implementation and interpretation of psychological media, making diagnoses, clinical decision-making, and formulating intervention plans that address risks but also harness existing strengths and supports), referrals, report writing, (summary and full reports) feedback sessions with parents, multi-disciplinary liaison, education/guidance, for caregivers and/or school- and/or community-based stakeholders; interviewing skills, ethical issues and the rights of the client. The practice of the educational psychologist (including critical reflection on current debates relating to the psychology profession).

Module credits 40.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Educational Psychology
Period of presentation Year

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