CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY PRACTICUM A
Credit points: 15
You are introduced to clinical practice by developing professional competency in test administration and interpretation. Neuropsychology case observation within the La Trobe University Psychology Clinic will allow modelling of clinical neuropsychology skills, including history-taking and behavioural observations. An introduction to writing case notes will also be provided.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorRowena Beecham
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Ethical Decision Making in Clinical Neuropsychology
PublisherNew York: Oxford University Press.
AuthorLezak, M.D., Howieson, D.B., Bigler, E.D., & Tranel, D.
A Compendium of Neuropsychological Tests
AuthorStrauss, E., Sherman, E.M.S, & Spreen, O.
PublisherNew York: OUP
Evidence of Absence: A Guide to Cognitive Assessment in Australia.
PublisherBrisbane: Australian Academic Press
Self sourced or Uni sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject
Total hours/days requiredTotal = 90 hours - 36 hours in class activities (including role plays, case observation etc.); 24 hours attendance at case analysis; 30 hours test administration practice
Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - metro
WBL addtional requirementsPolice check, WWCC required Completed at University Psychology Clinic
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRowena Beecham
PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Practical test administration and live observation
SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Case analysis seminar
One 30-minute practical exam of neuropsychological test administration (1500 words equivalent)
|Other written exam||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
Clinical neuropsychology client case notes, case formulation, client history (1000 words equivalent)
|Other||Individual||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
A logbook of all activities, record forms of neuropsychological tests (1000 words equivalent)
Attendance and participation in a minimum of 20-hours of case analysis.
|Other||Individual||Yes||0||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
One 30-minute practical exam (1500 words equivalency)
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4|