psy6dia couns psych internship a




Credit points: 10

Subject outline

In this subject students are provided with an introduction to internship, which is usually taken in outside agencies. The subject covers APS requirements for ethical and professional practice as well as the standard internship tasks of setting a working contract, keeping professional notes, ethical responsibilities and maintaining constructive working relationships with colleagues.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points10

Subject Co-ordinatorGeoff Denham

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIssues and ethics in the helping professionsPrescribedCorey, G, Corey, M & Callanan, P 2006BROOKS/COLE PUBLISHING COMPANY, BELMONT CA
ReadingsStandards and ethics for counselling in actionPrescribedBond, T 2000SAGE PUBLICATIONS, LONDON

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. TBA


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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeoff Denham

Class requirements

One 3.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"30 hours of lectures/seminars. In addition, a special Ethics Workshop and Professional Placement workshop is to be held at a date to be confirmed and before the end of Semester 1. Attendance at this workshop is complusory and is a requirement of the University as a precursor to the practicum requirements of this course."


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
assignment negotiated with convenor20
satisfactory performance in set-tasks equivalent to 3,000 wordscriteria for set taks set out in course handbook8001