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PSYC5904 Placement II

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Off-campus
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Off-campus
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Off-campus
Content
Students work with professionals involved in the management of patients with brain injury, demonstrate their ability to select appropriate assessment techniques for a variety of neuropsychological disorders, conduct neuropsychological assessments in various clinical groups, and communicate the results of these assessments to allied health workers, patients and their carers in an appropriate manner.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) understand the clinical and professional procedures of a clinical agency/institution and become aware of the roles of professionals in the multidisciplinary team of the agency/institution and (2) develop competence in the assessment and intervention methods used in the clinical agency/institution.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) presentation at the Neuropsychology Case Conference and (2) placement documents (logbooks, casebooks, summary of placement hours, placement reports). Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Michael Weinborn
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Neuropsychology (01890/54590) or the combined Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Psychology (00890/52590); and PSYC5538
Co-requisites:
Nil.
Incompatibility:
Nil.
Contact hours
approximately 330 placement hours
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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