PSYC5679 Practicum II
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- enrolment in the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology (01870/54570);
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
- 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.