Equips students with skills to be a scientist-practitioner, including critically reviewing translational research evidence to inform psychological practice, and understanding limitations of evidence-based practice. Students will learn how to design applied research to examine the effectiveness of psychology interventions, including ethical and cultural considerations. Case study design (including N = 1), qualitative analysis, and statistics for psychology practitioners will be covered. Students will also learn how to critically appraise practitioner research methods.
- The scientist-practitioner model
- Critically review evidence used by psychology practitioners including research methodology
- Translational research
- Design applied research for psychology
- Single-case research design
- Research methods and statistics appropriate for psychology practitioners
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||critically appraise and interpret research evidence to guide professional practice in psychology|
|2||investigate a substantive research question in professional psychology|
|3||design a single-case research study for psychology|
|4||select and perform appropriate research methods and statistics for psychology practitioners|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- critically appraise and interpret research evidence to guide professional practice in psychology
- investigate a substantive research question in professional psychology
- design a single-case research study for psychology
- select and perform appropriate research methods and statistics for psychology practitioners
Prescribed Learning Resources
- No prescribed texts.
- No prescribed resources/equipment.
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