This course is not offered in 2019
This course will provide you with supervised experience in one or more professional psychology settings, where you will undertake a range of client-related activities under the supervision of a registered psychologist.
This 12 unit course provides 260 of the 300 hours of practicum and skills training required by APAC in the 5th year of the 5+1 pathway to registration. The aim is to provide you with practical experience and prepare you to enter an external internship in the 6th year of the 5+1 pathway to registration.
In this course, you will apply your knowledge and skills in assessment and intervention and develop your ability to provide safe, high quality, person-centered care. You will also gain experience of professional practice/ clinic management and the practical application of ethical, legal and regulatory frameworks.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate the ability to work under supervision in an evidence-based manner
- Apply knowledge of relevant legal, ethical and administrative regulations and standards required by the profession and the workplace
- Demonstrate appropriate professional behaviour with supervisors
- Demonstrate ability to collaborate effectively with other professionals and support staff
- Demonstrate competencies in basic psychological assessment, formulation and intervention
Indicative AssessmentAssessment will be based on:
- A logbook showing details of practica, casework and supervision 30% LO 1-5
- Written case studies (2 assessment and 2 therapy over the two placement courses) 40% LO 1, 4 , 5
- Assessment of student’s in-person and/or video-taped work 30% LO 1-5
- Supervisor report on professional behaviour (CRS) LO 3,4,5
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WorkloadPSYC8522 must be taken as a 12 unit course, with approximately 20-25 hours per week (260 throughout the semester).
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Research School of Psychology to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Assumed KnowledgeKnowledge and skills in psychological assessment, interventions, interpersonal skills, ethics from earlier courses in the program
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 12 units
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