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PY6107 - Doctoral Practicum

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to students enrolled in DPsych (Clinical Geropsychology).

This subject forms the practical placement for the Doctor of Psychology course. The placement provides students with the opportunity to refine and develop their skills in association with a skilled field supervisor. It also includes attendance at clinic and professional seminars.

Learning Outcomes

  • exposure to different approaches to problems, therapy and work environments to aid professional development and adaptability to future work situations;
  • work in a variety of practical settings to develop applied clinical skills and work practices and become familiar with professional networks within which psychologists are required to operate.

Subject Assessment

  • folio representing work completed during practicum (pass/fail) & pass/fail rating of performance by field superfvisor during practicum.
Prerequisites: PY6001 and PY6002 and PY6003
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY6221 PY6222

Availabilities

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

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

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.