PSYC5679 Practicum II

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit takes students systematically through supervised exposure to a range of clinical experiences. It provides students with continued opportunities to gain experience in interviewing, assessment and psychological intervention. Students engage in a supervised clinical client contact, clinic meetings and a series of case presentations.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) develop an appreciation of the ethical issues associated with clinical practice; (2) develop the ability to present interview reports and to recommend on alternative possible courses of action; (3) acquire supervised clinical experience working with individual clients; (4) acquire supervised clinical experience working with community groups; and (5) enhance clinical expertise through discussion of detailed case management issues across a variety of presenting problems, client characteristics and treatment settings.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) reports and (2) case presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Carmela Pestell
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology (01870/54570);
and
PSYC5678 Practicum I
Contact hours
practicum work: 200 hours (160 hours face to face); meetings: 1 hour per week; supervision meetings: to be arranged with supervisor; workshops: minimum 3 sessions
Note
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.
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