CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY PRACTICUM B

PSY5CPB

2015

Credit points: 15

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 15-week period assessing and treating clients. The internal placement includes intake work, assessment and intervention with clients and administrative duties organised by the Clinical Director. The internal placement in the University Psychology Clinic will consist of two components - i) Adult placement (240 hours) and ii) Child and Adolescent placement (256 hours). Every student, in both the Masters and Doctoral programs, will be required to successfully complete both placements.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

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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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.
"Face-to-face client contact through the psychology clinic."

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
40 hours clinic casework inc documentation, placement reports; 4 case reports; supervisor evaluationA minimum 40 hours clinical casework80
clinical intake and clinical management20

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLynette Evans

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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.
"Face-to-face client contact through the psychology clinic."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
40 hours clinic casework inc documentation, placement reports; 4 case reports; supervisor evaluationA minimum 40 hours clinical casework80
clinical intake and clinical management20