PSYC5663 External Practicum
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Face to face
- As part of the requirements for the Master of Psychology, and the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Psychology courses, students undertake supervised field placements in approved agencies. Students are encouraged to choose placements that provide them with a range of experience. Students are also encouraged to gain experience working in both outpatient and inpatient settings.
- Students are able to (1) understand the clinical and professional procedures of a clinical agency/institution; (2) be aware of the roles of professionals in the multidisciplinary team of the agency/institution; and (3) develop competence in the assessment and intervention methods used in the clinical agency/institution.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following way: placement documents (log book, journal and reports). Further information is available in the unit outline.
To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite standard(s) for the placement documents (log book, journal and reports) component of the unit, as specified in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Neil McLean
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology (01870/54570)
the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Psychology (00890/52590)
the Master of Psychology (Clinical) (52560);
PSYC5678 Practicum I
- Contact hours
- 45 days
- Students enrolled in an APAC accredited program must hold provisional registration as a psychologist. It is the students' responsibility to ensure registration eligibility. Enrolled students are also responsible for maintaining provisional registration for the duration of their enrolment in the program.
- 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.