PSYC5527 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Practicum

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
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.
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.
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 Dr Kirsten Panton
Unit rules
Enrolment 73260 Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Students must complete PSYC5524, PSYC5525
PSYC5526 before starting PSYC5527 FASD Practicum.
Contact hours
Contact hours will vary depending on the placement arrangement.
Peer supervision (optional) will be offered 1x month for 1-2 hours.
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