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PY6107 - Doctoral Practicum

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
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

  • Performance/Practice/Product > Clinical placement performance 1 - (%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: achieve satisfactory grade for placement and portfolio.

Prerequisites: PY6001 and PY6002 and PY6003
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY6221 PY6222

Availabilities

Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Workload expectations:
  • 500 hours clinical Placement

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Workload expectations:
  • 500 hours clinical Placement

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.