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Interventions for Correctional Clients

Postgraduate | GRF-CCJ730 | 2024

Draw on psychological principles and research to identify strategies to change behaviour within the correctional system. Probe specific rehabilitation programs used in both in community and institutional settings to question the rehabilitation ideal.

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Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
15 July 2024

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Interventions for Correctional Clients

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

    1. describe and evaluate current approaches to offender risk and needs assessment
    2. explain the principles of effective correctional intervention
    3. outline the elements of evidence-based interventions for correctional clients.
    4. identify the strengths and limitations of interventions conducted with different client and offence populations and in different settings.
    5. evaluate empirical studies on the effectiveness of psychological interventions with offenders

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • GRF-FMH-MAS-2024 - Master of Forensic Mental Health


  • GRF-MCJ-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • GRF-MCJ-MAS-2024 - Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-MCCJ7030 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Forensic Mental Health

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