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Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Develop specialist knowledge and clinical skills required to participate in team-based diagnosis and assessment of Fetal Alcohol Disorders (FASD)

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Career Pathways

Students completing the course are likely to be highly competitive in obtaining employment with government and private agencies engaged in diagnosing and assessing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders or engaged in providing other services to children and adults affected by this disorder.
Students completing the course are likely to be highly competitive in obtaining employment with government and private agencies engaged in diagnosing and assessing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders or engaged in providing other services to children and adults affected by this disorder.

Further Study

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in addition to an Honours degree in Psychology may wish to pursue further study in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Neuropsychology through the MPsych/PhD programs offered at UWA.
Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in addition to an Honours degree in Psychology may wish to pursue further study in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Neuropsychology through the MPsych/PhD programs offered at UWA.

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Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a relevant bachelor's or postgraduate degree or equivalent as recognised by UWA;
(b) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;
(c) two satisfactory referees, as recognised by UWA;
and
(d) a curriculum vitae summarising relevant occupational and practical experience, as recognised by UWA.
Course Requirement

Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

You must forward this Qualtrics Report link to your nominated academic/professional referees. Please ensure that you give your referees enough notice to meet the deadline of 19 January 2019.

Course Requirement

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on—
(1) Invitation to attend an interview will be based on assessment of admission rule 4 in alignment with the interview quota for the year.
(2) Eligible applicants who are interviewed will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable by the selection panel.
(3) Admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants under rule 4 and 5(2) who fall within the intake quota for that year.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

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Course details

This course will provide graduates trained in psychology, speech pathology, social work, occupational therapy, medicine (including paediatrics and psychiatry) with further specialised knowledge of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), including features of FASD and how to diagnose and assess for FASD.

About The Course

Two coursework units provide in-depth knowledge of FASD concerning characteristics across the lifespan, common comorbidities, current theoretical accounts and issues, national and international diagnostic criteria, differential diagnoses, assessment tools and multidisciplinary team assessment.
Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Offsite Placement
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to UWA handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73260
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Offsite Placement
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to UWA handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73260
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 Semester
Degrees course is available in
  • Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

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