ALHT106 - Psychology for Allied Health

10 cp
Prerequisites Nil
Teaching Organisation

This unit introduces the allied health student to psychological theories and constructs that are crucial to working within the allied health professions. Students will be provided with an introduction to psychology including a review of contemporary perspectives in psychology along with an understanding of the alignment of psychological principles with the allied health professions. In this unit students will cover learning theory, memory and intelligence, motivation and emotion, personality, social cognition, and health psychology. An understanding of these psychological factors is crucial as application of this knowledge is required by allied health students when undertaking professional practice placements and across their entire professional career.