PSYC5527 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Practicum
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Multi-mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Non-standard teaching period UWA (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
- Contact hours
- Contact hours will vary depending on the placement arrangement.
Peer supervision (optional) will be offered 1x month for 1-2 hours.
- 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 via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.