CLINICAL PRACTICUM A

PSY5PCA

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This placement is organised so that Trainees can begin their practical work through observation. The observations take a number of forms. Trainees will be asked to watch DVDs of therapy interactions, they will be asked to observe a case with an experienced clinician and they will be expected to attend and observe case analysis. Placement A is an internal placement.

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

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Familiarity with legal and professional matters

Activities:
Observations of a clinical case, supervision and case analysis

02. Early stages of proficiency in interviewing

Activities:
Observations of a clinical case, supervision and case analysis

03. Observations of behaviour

Activities:
Observations of clincial case

04. The early stage of formulation and treatment plans

Activities:
Observations of a clinical case, supervision and case analysis

05. Intervention techniques

Activities:
Observations of a clinical case, supervision and case analysis

06. The beginning stgaes of the ability to communicate and liase for a range of purposes

Activities:
Observations of a clinical case, supervision and case analysis

07. Observing counselling skills

Activities:
Observations of the clinical case

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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

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Case analysis seminar"

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 53.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Thirteen hours of case observations and 20 hours of participation in supervision and tasks associated with client work. Twenty hours of DVD observations of face to face therapy."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical reports based on client observation, and participation in supervision and associated work.Satisfactory completion of clinical reports based on client observation, and participation in supervision and associated work60 02, 05, 06
Attendance at case meetings20 04, 07
Satisfactory completion of a log book documenting viewing of 20 hours of DVD face to face therapy20 01, 03

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLynette Evans

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Case analysis seminar"

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 53.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Thirteen hours of case observations and 20 hours of participation in supervision and tasks associated with client work. Twenty hours of DVD observations of face to face therapy."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical reports based on client observation, and participation in supervision and associated work.Satisfactory completion of clinical reports based on client observation, and participation in supervision and associated work60 02, 05, 06
Attendance at case meetings20 04, 07
Satisfactory completion of a log book documenting viewing of 20 hours of DVD face to face therapy20 01, 03