PSYC5527 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Practicum

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
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.
Outcomes
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.
Assessment
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
Prerequisites:
Enrolment 73260 Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Students must complete PSYC5524, PSYC5525
and
PSYC5526 before starting PSYC5527 FASD Practicum.
Contact hours
Students are expected to spend two (7.5 hour) days per week in supervised practicum.
Unit Outline
Non-standard teaching period [TS-P-6_2019]
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