COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY PRACTICUM F
Credit points: 15
In this subject students complete the requirements for practical placements. Each student must complete a minimum of 250 placement hours and accrue one hour of supervision from a qualified psychologist (ie. a registered supervisor and member of the Counselling College) for every 7.5 hours (one day) of placement activity in accord with APAC requirements. The principle internship activity must be face-to-face counselling and psychotherapy. Students are expected to integrate the internship experiences into other coursework and submit case studies and make presentations in group supervision sessions conducted in the School to fulfil the subject requirements.
SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorRaelynn Wicklein
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HDPCP Doctor of Psychology in Counselling Psychology
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Charter for clients||Prescribed||Australian Psychological Society 2011||AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY.|
|Readings||Charting client consent (InPsych, December)||Prescribed||Australian Psychological Society 1997||AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY.|
|Readings||Code of ethics||Prescribed||Australian Psychological Society 2007||AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY.|
|Readings||Masters and doctoral programs in counselling psychology practicum handbook||Prescribed||2012||TBA|
|Readings||Ethics and professional practice for psychologists||Recommended||Morrisey, S & Reddy, P 2006||THOMSON, SOUTH MELBOURNE.|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Competent professional practice.
- Development of professional practice under the supervision of the field supervisor and through attending group supervision sessions conducted by registered psychologists/academic members of staff.
- Related graduate capabilities and elements:
- Communication (Communication)
- Speaking (Speaking)
- Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
- Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
- Writing (Writing)
- Teamwork (Teamwork)
- Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
- Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
- Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
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Other Site, 2018, Semester 1, Off Campus
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaelynn Wicklein
Placement - Off Site
One 31.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"Students will complete a placement of 250 hours in an approved agency and will also be required to attend group supervision sessions."
|achievement of rating levels of 3 or above on the Readiness for Practice Checklist||100||01|
|satisfactory partipation in seven (7) group supervision sessions during placement.||hurdle requirement||01|
|satisfactory performance in submitting two (2) recordings of client therapy sessions||hurdle requirement||01|
|satisfactory performance in the presentation of two (2) case studies||hurdle requirement||01|