PSYC20048 - Animal Assisted Interaction for Stress and Trauma Management

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit will allow you to explore how animals can be ethically incorporated into initiatives to assist the management of stress and trauma. The unit examines how interactions with animals vary depending on social and cultural differences and the ways in which society has, and does, benefit through interaction with animals. This unit will examine the efficacy and ethics underpinning animal assisted interventions, including management of ethical and legal issues associated with Human-Animal interventions, and understanding occupational health and safety concerns.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level Not Applicable
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Co-requisite - PSYC20046 Physiology and Psychology of Stress and Trauma

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Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2019

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Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

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