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PY6003 - Practicum 3

Credit points: 04
Year: 2019
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 increase their skills in working with clients and in their interactions with other professionals and members of the community. 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.
Prerequisites: PY6001 AND PY6002

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Coordinator: Dr Beryl Buckby, Mrs Kelly Horne
Lecturers: Dr Beryl Buckby, Mrs Kelly Horne.
Contact hours:
    • 350 hours fieldwork
    Assessment: completion of a folio of work experience (pass/fail); pass/fail rating on performance in the placement by the supervisor.

    Townsville, Block, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
    Coordinator: Dr Beryl Buckby, Mrs Kelly Horne
    Lecturers: Dr Beryl Buckby, Mrs Kelly Horne.
    Contact hours:
      • 350 hours fieldwork
      Assessment: completion of a folio of work experience (pass/fail); pass/fail rating on performance in the placement by the supervisor.

      JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 59
      Census Date 29-Aug-2019
      Coordinator: Dr Beryl Buckby, Mrs Kelly Horne
      Lecturers: Dr Beryl Buckby, Mrs Kelly Horne.
      Contact hours:
        • 350 hours fieldwork
        Assessment: completion of a folio of work experience (pass/fail); pass/fail rating on performance in the placement by the supervisor.

        JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 58
        Census Date 28-Mar-2019
        Coordinator: Dr Beryl Buckby, Mrs Kelly Horne
        Lecturers: Dr Beryl Buckby, Mrs Kelly Horne.
        Contact hours:
          • 350 hours fieldwork
          Assessment: completion of a folio of work experience (pass/fail); pass/fail rating on performance in the placement by the supervisor.

          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.