1st Edition

The Elements of Applied Psychological Practice in Australia Preparing for the National Psychology Examination

Edited By Nadine Pelling, Lorelle Burton Copyright 2017
    284 Pages
    by Routledge

    284 Pages
    by Routledge

    The Elements of Applied Psychological Practice in Australia is a comprehensive and applied review of material required for basic psychological practice in Australia. This book is the first of its kind to offer a one-step resource to success in the Australian National Psychology Examination. Nadine Pelling and Lorelle Burton have provided you with everything you need and more, most notably:

    • A comprehensive review of applied areas and all assessments noted as important by the Psychology Board of Australia

    • Study skills and tips, including ‘making a study plan’ and how to manage your time

    • 100 sample Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with answers and explanations.

    For anyone looking to take the Australian National Psychology Examination, this detailed, concise, and extremely easy to read book is an absolute must-have.

    Beginning-level and experienced psychologists will also find the comprehensive coverage of applied practice areas a useful reference for their client-related work, and its value as a resource comes alive with its succinct presentation of client-based psychological assessment and the ethics of applied practice and interventions. This book will also be of interest to teachers of psychology and international psychologists and scholars who may be interested in how psychology is practiced in Australia.

    Acknowledgements.  Contributor Information.  Preface: Rationale for an Elements Book.  Introduction: General National Psychology Examination Information  1. Preparing for the Australian National Psychology Examination  2. Ethics  3. Assessment: Diagnoses & Testing  4. Psychological and Psychopharmacological Interventions  5. Communication  6: Part 1 100 National Psychology Exam-Like Multiple Choice Questions  6: Part 2 Answers and Explanations to 100 National Psychology Exam-Like Multiple Choice Questions  


    Nadine Pelling is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of South Australia, Australia.

    Lorelle Burton is Professor of Psychology at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

    "If you’re preparing to sit the Australian National Psychology Examination, this book should be by your side. In their encouraging and comprehensive guide, Pelling and Burton present everything you need: from exam topics to study strategies (including practice questions that helpfully explain why the right answer is correct!)" - Annukka Lindell, PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne