CLINICAL PRACTICUM B

PSY5PCB

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This practicum subject takes place in the Psychology Clinic  at La Trobe University. As part of this placement candidates will work in the clinic for approximately 15 weeks and undertake intake work, assessment of clients on the phone, case work with clients as well as administrative duties. The placement involves a range of experiences and trainees are expected to complete around 240 hours face to face therapy with adults and 256 hours face to face therapy with children and adolescents. Occasionally an equivalent practical experience may be conducted at an external agency.

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. Competency in data gathering skills

Activities:
Supervision of client face to face work

02. Knowledge of Discipline

Activities:
Supervision of theoretical and practical skills in assessment and intervention related to clients seen

03. Communication Skills

Activities:
Supervision around communication with clients, family members , other professionals and staff in the workplace.

04. Report writing

Activities:
Supervision of written client reports and case notes.

05. Professional Development

Activities:
Supervision of professional behaviour within the organisations with clients and other professionals

06. Clinical skills and therapy

Activities:
Supervision related to client face to face work

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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 80.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 80 hours face to face therapy and a maximum of 130 hours of face to face therapy in an internal or external placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Satisfactory completion of a mid-placement review50
Satisfactory completion of a final placement review50

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 80.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 80 hours face to face therapy and a maximum of 130 hours of face to face therapy in an internal or external placement."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Satisfactory completion of a mid-placement review50
Satisfactory completion of a final placement review50