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BVMT13-153: Interventions with People Experiencing Difficulties


Several major approaches to the treatment of people with intellectual, behavioural and academic difficulties will be covered. In particular, a number of evidence-bases therapy systems for intervention with target client groups will be examined, and students will be exposed to the application of these systems within selected contexts.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340

Learning outcomes

1. Identify and differentiate the major behaviourally-based intervention frameworks used to address the presenting problems of clients experiencing personal difficulty or distress.
2. Practice application of specific mental health interventions designed to meet the needs of clients experiencing personal difficulty or distress.
3. Select and evaluate mental health interventions suited to the needs of particular client groups.
4. Develop effective expressive, receptive and written communication skills as these apply to the Counselling and Behaviour Management environments.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018