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PY6002 - Practicum 2

Credit points: 4
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to MPsych or DPsych students.

This subject takes the form of a practical placement in an appropriate community setting. Students will work under the supervision of appropriate field supervisors. The placement gives students the opportunity to work in different settings and to become familiar with the professional network within which psychologists operate. Participation in supervised case consultations is required.

Learning Outcomes

  • to act in a professional manner, meet the requirements of a work contract and associated responsibilities;
  • to develop clinical skills under supervision of an experienced practitioner;
  • to develop further independence and responsibility as a practising clinical and health psychologist;
  • to gain understanding of the demands made by and the functioning of different agencies and the range of duties required of a practising psychologist, including non-clinical responsibilities.

Subject Assessment

  • completion of a folio of work experience (pass/fail); pass/fail rating on performance in the placement by the supervisor.
Prerequisites: PY6001
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY5301 PY5302 PY5303 PY5304 PY5305 PY6301 PY6302 PY6303

Availabilities

Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Workload expectations:
  • 350 hours fieldwork

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Workload expectations:
  • 350 hours fieldwork

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 58
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 350 hours fieldwork

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 59
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 350 hours fieldwork

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.