Pre-requisites

PS511.306 Introduction to Psychology
PS626.306 Human Lifespan Development

Co-requisites

None.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

The unit examines the nature of personality, personality theories and personality disorders and their development and assessment. Biological, psychodynamic, interpersonal, cognitive, trait and integrative perspectives are studied with a particular interest in understanding personality patterns and disorders and exploring the applications to the therapeutic effectiveness of the counsellor. The complexity of classification and the healthy variants of traditional personality styles and personality disorders are explored and reflected upon from different perspectives, including theological.

Teaching Strategies


Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 1, 2017; Semester 1, 2018; Semester 1, 2019; Semester 1, 2020; Semester 1, 2021, and Semester 1, 2022

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.