SS4707 - Introduction to Clinical Psychology

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Applied Social Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2017/18
Semester B 2018/19 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to help students to explore the field of clinical psychology. Goals for the course are to help students acquire an understanding of the subject matter of the field, of career options, and of current controversial issues for clinical psychology. Students will be guided to identify core services provided by clinical psychologists, analyse the current needs of clinical psychology services among the public, and apply the course knowledge to create solutions to meet the needs. Visits of clinical settings, dialogues with clinical psychologists, individual and group work will be arranged to achieve the above aims. Due to professional requirements and ethical concerns, this course will not cover practical skills in clinical psychology.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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