CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY PRACTICUM A

PSY5CPA

2015

Credit points: 10

Subject outline

This practicum unit takes place in the Psychology Clinic in the School and is viewed as an internal placement. As part of their internal placement candidates will work in the clinic for approximately a fifteen-week period. The internal placement includes intake work, assessment and interventions with clients and administrative duties organised by the Clinical Director. The client casework may involve adult, child, couple and family cases, and covers a wide range of disorders. Each candidate may also undertake psychometric, developmental, educational and neuropsychological assessments. Candidates must plan their casework thoughtfully, to encompass a range of cases. Casework is supervised by the academic clinical staff and experienced external clinicians.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points10

Subject Co-ordinatorLynette Evans

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission to SMCP or SDPCP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLynette Evans

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"At least 20 hours of clinical supervision and administrative duties in the clinics."

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"At least 20 hours at supervision sessions of client casework."

Case Observation Week: 10 - 22
Five 6.0 hours case observation per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Equivalent to 30 hours of case observation (including attendance)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Minimum 20 hours of clinical casework, 20 hours of clinic supervision and intake duties50
case observation, logbook and supervision50

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLynette Evans

Class requirements

Case Observation Week: 31 - 43
Five 6.0 hours case observation per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Equivalent to 30 hours of case observation (including attendance)."

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"At least 20 hours at supervision sessions of client casework."

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"At least 20 hours of clinical supervision and administrative duties in the clinics."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Minimum 20 hours of clinical casework, 20 hours of clinic supervision and intake duties50
case observation, logbook and supervision50