PSCI1012 – Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

Develop awareness of a range of common psychological disorders

Understand psychological ailments, Aetiology, symptoms, prognosis, and possible treatment options. Whilst the course largely mirrors classifications systems used in the DSM and ICD, the student is also encouraged to consider issues such as how do we define normality and abnormality, and when is an individual’s behaviour within the bounds of what is regarded as “normal” in society – and when is it “abnormal”.

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13 reviews for PSCI1012 – Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nicola Marshall

    I found the whole course so interesting. the feedback I was getting from the tutors throughout the course was so encouraging and knowledgeable it kept me focused and wanting to progress with each module. The hard copy course material I purchased was really helpful but I noticed there were a lot of spelling mistakes. spell check wouldn’t of picked up on it, as an incorrect word was used and spelled correctly but made the sentence not make sense.
    This happened quite a few times as I worked through each module.

  2. Rated 4 out of 5

    Ashleigh Short

    It was online and working nights this was a must

  3. Rated 4 out of 5

    Ashleigh Short

    I chose the career academy To gain certificate/accreditation and to be of more assistance to my clients. I am doing a Cert IV in Accounting at TAFE SA but they are not geared up for XERO training yet but are working on. The $100 charged for notes is a bit high but appreciated. The 'free' memory stick of 2gb costs about $6.50 but not large enough for retaining work.* The quizzes could have been more extensive to improve learning
    * The glitch where a tick provides where your up to has not been fixed.
    * The assessment could have been more thorough to improve learning and retention.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Parisa Angus

    Personal interest in the field of Psychology

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sasha Coughland

    So far everything seems awesome. Everyone I have dealt with has been extremely helpful.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lynaire Hartley

    It is difficult for me to go into Massey University at this time, and the Career Academy was very simple to join. What would of been slightly better for me, is for help with questions that I needed to re -submit (did eventually figure it out on my own). However in saying that I could not read further feed back in the margins as I am using word pad. I am currently getting Microsoft word sorted on my computer as it will not work. I have made this clear to tutors. Love the Career Academy and I am grateful for getting this opportunity to study in such an easier way.

  7. Rated 4 out of 5

    Lynaire Hartley

    I chose the career academy so i could do it correspondence which helped me heaps

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jaimee Lee Baltus

    It seemed like a great way of learning what i wanted and continuing my daily life. Nothing really, i learnt what i wanted and the content was great. i would suggest one more thing is, longer assessments, and more essay works. Thank you for the course.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Denise Bell

    Have just begun the course but the material looks excellent and the contact I have had with the academy has been great so far

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lynn Meredith

    I particularly wanted to do a course on the internet and thought this was a good one to do. Thank you to Maya Light for all her prompt responses and also for making my work so quickly

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Judy Norris

    In my opinion as an older student, I have found studying on line with The Career Academy has been awesome and I will be certainly doing further study with you. Thank you so much.

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lynda Graham

    Absolutely loved this course. I especially enjoyed the research. The more I researched, the more I learned, & the more fascinated with human behaviours I became. I particularly enjoyed learning about genetics & how chemical imbalances affect brain function. The positive feedback from tutors meant a lot to me, as I was pretty much told I was a dummy in school. I had a hard time concentrating in school because I was easily distracted due to my dyspraxia, so online study has been perfect for me. I never knew I was capable of doing anything like this, & would like to thank the career academy for making this possible. I don’t think I would change anything ( except to fix the numerous “typo’s” throughout the textbook) I think it is exactly right for a foundation cert level. If it weren’t for the fact that I was able to pay by weekly installment, I could never have done this course. So I’m very grateful for that. Thankyou Career Academy & thanks to the excellent tutors!!

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Key benefits

  • Gain an Introductory Certificate in Abnormal Psychology
  • Learn a wide range of psychological disorders and ailments
  • Developed and delivered by a qualified Psychologist
  • Receive unlimited one-to-one tutor support
  • Complete online in your own time, at your own pace
  • Receive a FREE 12 month membership to the International Association for Counselling

Gain awareness of psychological disorders

Understand psychological ailments, Aetiology, abnormal symptoms, prognosis, and possible treatment options. Whilst the course largely mirrors classifications systems used in the DSM and ICD, the student is also encouraged to consider issues such as how do we define normality and abnormality, and when is an individual’s behaviour within the bounds of what is regarded as “normal” in society – and when is it “abnormal”.

This course is for

  • Anybody wanting to expand their current understanding of psychology.
  • Those looking to increase their knowledge of complex psychological issues.
  • People looking to take a career step in the mental care industry.

Course Summary

Investment:  399 or only 25 per week with our interest free payment plan. Click here to enrol now

 

Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

 

Delivery and support: Online with expert tutor support via email or phone.

 

Duration: 100 hours. Learn at your own pace but ideally complete in 10 weeks.

 

About the developers: This course has been developed by highly qualified psychologists with many years working experience dealing with abnormal psychology.

Covering eleven comprehensive modules

  • PSCG125 – Disorders Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence
  • PSCG120 – Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic & Cognitive Disorders
  • PSCG206 – Addiction Support – Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • PSCG194 – Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
  • PSCG121 – Depression and Related Conditions
  • PSCG103 – Anxiety Disorders
  • PSCG203 – Somatoform, Factitious & Dissociative Disorders
  • PSCG196 – Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
  • PSCG126 – Eating and Sleep Disorders
  • PSCG143 – Impulse-Control Disorders & Adjustment Disorder
  • PSCG176 – Personality Disorders

What our students say

★★★★★ “This course is excellent overall. Help was available when I needed it and the tutor was knowledgeable.” – Jodie Burton

 

★★★★★ “I particularly wanted to do a course on the internet and thought this was a good one to do. Thank you to Maya Light for all her prompt responses and also for making my work so quickly” – Lynn Meredith

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