COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIP F

PSY6DIF

2018

Credit points: 10

Subject outline

For this practical placement students must complete a minimum of 250 hours of placement and receive at least one hour of supervision from a qualified psychologist (a registered supervisor and a member of the Counselling College) for every 7.5 hours of placement activity (APAC requirements). The principal activity of internship must be face-to-face counselling and psychotherapy. Students are expected integrate their internship experiences into other coursework and submit case presentations to fulfil the subject requirements. Students are required to participate in a minimum of five placement settings.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points10

Subject Co-ordinatorGeoff Denham

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is available to Doctor of Psychology in Counselling Psychology and Doctor of Counselling Psychology students only and will run subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstration of Advanced level professional practice skills

Activities:
Attendance at placment for the required number of hours and performance of professional pracice activities under the supervision of an approved clinical supervisor.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstration of Advanced level professional practice skills

Activities:
Presentation of 2 formal case studies to clinical supervision at La Trobe Group Supervision sessions

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeoff Denham

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 45.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Total time in internships must add up to at least 1500 hours and 200 days of placement activity. Each internship must consist of a minimum of 45 days, 334 hours which includes at least 100 face-to-face client contact hours and at least 45 supervision hours (of which 50% must be individual supervision). An internship activity log and a supervision log signed weekly by the qualified psychologist supervisor are mandatory. Students are required to participate in a minimum of five placement settings to complete the Doctoral Program."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
satisfactory completion of the internship, according to supervisors' and liaison lecturers' reports100 01, 02