The aim of this unit is to assist students to develop an understanding of child and adolescent psychopathology. Students will acquire the clinical knowledge and skills necessary to assess, diagnose and treat a range of childhood/youth mental disorders.  As part of this unit, the assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based treatment interventions for a range of child/youth mental disorders will be addressed. There will also be a series of lectures on working systemically (family therapy series) with children and families within this unit.