Clinical assessment and patient management 803

Module code KLS 803
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed – admission to this module is subject to departmental selection for the MA in Clinical Psychology.

The aim of this module is to equip students with the advanced knowledge and applied skills to undertake a clinically comprehensive process of psychological assessment. The module focuses on: (1) the multi-dimensional and contextually appropriate clinico-diagnostic and psychometric assessment of patients across the lifespan; (2) the clinical management of patients within the context of multi-disciplinary health care; (3)the neuropsychological bases of clinical assessment and patientmanagement; and (4) psychological assessment for forensic and psycho-legal purposes. This is accomplished by means of professional training in the clinical theory and practice of psychodiagnostic assessment, multi-disciplinary patient management, psychometric theory and testing, clinical neuropsychology, as well as forensic and psycho-legal assessment.

Module credits 20.00
NQF Level 09
Prerequisites DS: MA Clinical Psychology Programme
Contact time 2 seminars per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Psychology
Period of presentation Year

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