FIELD PLACEMENT INDUCTION

PHE3FPI

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will prepare to undertake a practice-based placement, either in a relevant external organisation or agency, or internally at La Trobe University where participants will conduct approved tasks designed to achieve specific learning objectives relating to discipline specific practice. The aim of the subject is to give you an opportunity to consolidate knowledge gained and skills developed in years 1 and 2 of the course. You will further develop their knowledge of frameworks and theories relevant to their major, including how these translate to the field. Important workplace skills and expectations are covered to prepare you for your field placement in Semester 2 (PHE3PFP). You will gain familiarity with practical concerns of a work environment and gain a broad perspective about potential employment possibilities.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Chong

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in course HBHS or HBHSB (in Health Sustainability, Public Health, Health Promotion, Rehabilitation Counselling and Sports Counselling and Athlete Welfare majors) and must have passed 120 credit points in 2nd Year or 3rd Year subjects.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPHE3PFA OR PHE3PFB OR PHE3PFC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsFor Students in the HBHS or HBHSB Health Sustainability, Public Health, Health Promotion, Rehabilitation Counselling, or Health, Welfare and Performance majors this subject is recommended .

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Making the most of field placement.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCleak, Helen & Wilson, Jill

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCengage Learning

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What Color is Your Parachute?

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBolles, Richard Nelson

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTen Speed Press

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply knowledge, skills and attitudes from your discipline to field placement requirements.
02. Analyse and communicate workforce requirements of professional practice within a relevant organisation.
03. Demonstrate critical awareness of the ethical principles informing practice within your chosen discipline.
04. Appraise critical practice frameworks relevant to field placement in a discipline-based setting.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Chong

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Three 150-word precises on published career information and brief presentation (750-words)

N/AN/AIndividualNo15 SILO2

Written on-line workbook on prospective placement agencies (1,250-words)

N/AN/AIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual poster (1250-words )

N/AN/AIndividualNo35 SILO3

Critical practice framework group report (500-words equivalent)per student

N/AN/AIndividualNo20 SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 4 - 6
Nine 6.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 4 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Day 1-4: 18-21.01.2021;Day 5-7: 26-28.01.2021;Day 8-9: 2-3.02.2021

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Three 150-word precises on published career information and brief presentation (750-words)

N/AN/AIndividualNo15 SILO2

Written on-line workbook on prospective placement agencies (1,250-words)

N/AN/AIndividualNo30 SILO1

Individual poster (1250-words )

N/AN/AIndividualNo35 SILO3

Critical practice framework group report (500-words equivalent)per student

N/AN/AIndividualNo20 SILO4