PSYC5527 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Practicum
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit will provide students with the opportunity to gain the hands-on experience necessary to competently conduct FASD assessments in a multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary clinical setting (as per their professional background). This will include observation of assessments, conducting assessments, report writing and taking part in case conferences.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate a practical understanding of how a multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary clinic runs; (2) demonstrate experience in conducting FASD assessments (discipline specific); and (3) demonstrate practical experience in writing FASD reports and delivering feedback to families as appropriate.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) placement activities (observing clinics, conducting assessments, report writing) and (2) logbooks. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Carmela Pestell and Kirsten Panton
- Unit rules
- Contact hours
- Students are expected to spend two (7.5 hour) days per week in supervised practicum.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.