CLINICAL PRACTICUM B

PSY5PCB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This practicum subject takes place in either the Psychology Clinic in the School of Psychology and Public Health or an external agency.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEric Morris

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required45 days

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsCompleted at University Psychology Clinic; 2 days/week practicing as a provisional psychologist

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply assessment and treatment skills based on evidence-based clinical psychology practice
02. Exemplify professional integrity by identifying and discussing the ethical/cultural basis of clinical psychology professional practice
03. Sensitively communicate outcomes of psychological assessments and treatment decisions
04. Demonstrate a reflective and flexible approach to clinical psychology practice
05. Engage professionally with a range of clients and types of practice

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 02-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEric Morris

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
One 10.00 h placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
10 hours of placement related study per week

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 2 - 26
One 335.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
Conducted at internal clinic

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.
One 2-hour case analysis seminar per week

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Mid-placement review (1,500-words equivalent) The word count is intended to reflect the clinical practicum mid-review meeting time, but the work required to prepare for this meeting is considerably more (simulated skills demonstration hurdle, client case-work during the second half of the placement) and this is reflected in the percentage.N/AN/AN/AYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Final placement review and all placement paperwork (2,000-words equivalent) The word count is intended to reflect the clinical practicum end-review meeting time, but the work required to prepare for this meeting is considerably more (client case-work during the first half of the placement) and this is reflected in the percentage.N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Case-analyses involving two oral case presentations (3,000-words equivalent) Active participation in discussion of 10-12 others. To meet professional accreditation guidelines all assessments must be passed and 20 hours of case analysis is required (equivalent to approximately 80% attendance).N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEric Morris

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 31 - 43
One 10.00 h placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
10 hours of placement related study per week

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 27 - 52
One 335.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
Placement conducted at internal clinic

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2-hour case analysis seminar per week

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Mid-placement review (1,500-words equivalent) The word count is intended to reflect the clinical practicum mid-review meeting time, but the work required to prepare for this meeting is considerably more (simulated skills demonstration hurdle, client case-work during the second half of the placement) and this is reflected in the percentage.N/AN/AN/AYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Final placement review and all placement paperwork (2,000-words equivalent) The word count is intended to reflect the clinical practicum end-review meeting time, but the work required to prepare for this meeting is considerably more (client case-work during the first half of the placement) and this is reflected in the percentage.N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Case-analyses involving two oral case presentations (3,000-words equivalent) Active participation in discussion of 10-12 others. To meet professional accreditation guidelines all assessments must be passed and 20 hours of case analysis is required (equivalent to approximately 80% attendance).N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5