COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIP B

PSY5MIB

2014

Credit points: 10

Subject outline

This subject is the first practical placement for Postgraduate Counselling Psychology students and continues from Internship A (PSY5MIA). Each student must complete a minimum of 334 placement hours and receive at least one hour of supervision from a qualified psychologist (i.e. a registered supervisor and member of the Counselling College) for every 7.5 hours (one day) of placement activity (in accordance with APAC requirements). The principal internship activity must be face-to-face counselling and psychotherapy. Students are expected to integrate their internship experiences into other coursework and submit case studies and/or presentations to successfully fulfil the subject requirements.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points10

Subject Co-ordinatorRaelynn Wicklein

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must pass PSY5MIA and must be enrolled in HMCP - Master of Counselling Psychology.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaelynn Wicklein

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 45.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each practicum internship must consist of minimum of 334 hours - including at least 100 hours face-to-face client contact and 45 hours supervision (at least 50% individual supervision), two internship logs (placement activity and supervision) signed weekly by PsyBA approved supervisor. See Practicum Handbook for Counselling Psychology for details."

WorkShop
Seven 2.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students are required to attend group LTU supervision sessions as stipulated in the Practicum Handbook for Counselling Psychology."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Completion of detailed case presentations.Presentations must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of case formulation, treatment intervention, assessment & evaluation and reflective understanding of supervision and the learning contract.40
satisfactory completion of the internship, according to supervisors' and liaison lecturers' reportscriteria as set out in Internship Handbook60

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaelynn Wicklein

Class requirements

WorkShop
Seven 2.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students are required to attend group LTU supervision sessions as stipulated in the Practicum Handbook for Counselling Psychology."

Placement - Off Site
One 45.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each practicum internship must consist of minimum of 334 hours - including at least 100 hours face-to-face client contact and 45 hours supervision (at least 50% individual supervision), two internship logs (placement activity and supervision) signed weekly by PsyBA approved supervisor. See Practicum Handbook for Counselling Psychology for details."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Completion of detailed case presentations.Presentations must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of case formulation, treatment intervention, assessment & evaluation and reflective understanding of supervision and the learning contract.40
satisfactory completion of the internship, according to supervisors' and liaison lecturers' reportscriteria as set out in Internship Handbook60