CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY PRACTICUM B

PSY5PNB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This practicum unit takes place in either the Psychology Clinic in the School of Psychology and Public Health or an external agency.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRobyn Stargatt

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Knowledge of professional, ethical, and legal issues and competent interpretation of these codes in clinical neuropsychological practice

Activities:
Highlights and discusses the ethical, moral or legal issues associated with presented cases. Completion of all client-related documentation and placement paperwork in a timely manner.

02. Capable of integrating and synthesising existing knowledge about neuropsychological issues into an interpretation and plan of management for individual cases with neuropsychological disorder and recovery

Activities:
Incorporates and reviews existing published literature into the case presentation Strong knowledge of relevant neuropsychological theories and models guiding neuropsychological assessment and management

03. Skills and capabilities for the assessment, differential diagnosis, case conceptualisation and management of common neuropsychological disorders and recovery across the life span.

Activities:
Participation in weekly case analysis discussions and case presentations.

04. Demonstrated ability to work in a multidicplinary team effectively

Activities:
Supervision of professional behaviour within the organisation with other health professionals.

05. Demonstrated readiness for a second neuropsychological placement.

Activities:
Demonstrated intermediate knowledge base and clinical neuropsychological assessment, interpretation and report writing skills for undertaking a clinical neuropsychological placement.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobyn Stargatt

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 2-hour case analysis seminar per week"

Practical Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 days practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"two days (15 hours) placement per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Attendance and participation at a weekly tutorial, case analysis seminarTo meet professional accreditation guidelines all assessments must be passed and attendance/participation in at least 20 hours of case analysis is required (equivalent to 80% attendance).10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory completion of a mid-placement review40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory completion of a final placement review, including submission of all placement paperwork50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobyn Stargatt

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 2-hour case analysis seminar per week"

Practical Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 days practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"two days (15 hours) placement per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Attendance and participation at a weekly tutorial, case analysis seminarTo meet professional accreditation guidelines all assessments must be passed and attendance/participation in at least 20 hours of case analysis is required (equivalent to 80% attendance).10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory completion of a mid-placement review40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Satisfactory completion of a final placement review, including submission of all placement paperwork50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05