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PY6301 - Clinical Psychology Placement A

Credit points: 9
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This is the first placement subject within the postgraduate clinical psychology curriculum at JCU. In this clinical placement subject, students will participate in class activities designed to enable them to practice the application of clinical knowledge and skills to clinical contexts, prior to undertaking placement. The placement will include at least 300 hr of practice, with ongoing guidance provided by supervisors as students demonstrate application of clinical and professional skills to provide effective, evidenced-based assessment and interventions for clients. Students will participate in feedback processes to develop their ongoing learning plans and self-reflexive practice, and will participate in supervised case consultations.

Learning Outcomes

  • operate individually and inter-professionally in accordance with legal, ethical, and organizational guidelines and behavior standards;
  • demonstrate ownership of ongoing professional learning as evidenced by critical self- reflexive practice, engagement with and use of feedback, and the development of personalized learning plans and objectives;
  • expertly communicate with clients, families, community and organisational representatives, and other health professionals;
  • application of clinical and professional skills to provide effective, evidence-based assessments and interventions for clients of varying context.

Subject Assessment

  • Evaluation form: Attainment of clinical and professional competencies as listed in the Placement A evaluation form; plus Absence of any black flags associated with professional or clinical practice
  • Self-evaluation form: Satisfactory submission of completed mid-placement and end-placement review self-evaluation forms - (%)
  • Log of hours: Completion of at least 300 hr of practice in accordance with APAC Standards, signed by the supervisor(s) - (%)
  • Professional portfolio: Completed placement portfolio with satisfactory achievement in the case reports and presentations - (%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Students must pass every assessment item in order to pass this subject. Students must attend 100% of all classes or submit required makeup work.

Prerequisites: PY5301 PY5302 PY5303 PY5304
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY5001 PY5003 PY5006 PY5007 PY5011 PY5012 PY5013 PY6001 PY6002 PY6003 PY6010 PY6015 PY6201 PY6202 PY6203

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Study Period 59, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Mrs Kelly Horne
Lecturers: Professor Nigel Marsh, Ms Kahlin Chua, Dr Joanna Barlas, Mrs Kelly Horne, Dr Adaline Ng, Mrs Davinder Gill, <Person not found>, Dr Alla Demutska.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 9 credit point subject is approximately 390 hours.

  • 39 hours - Lectorials - Placement preparation
  • 300 hours placement
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Mrs Kelly Horne.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 9 credit point subject is approximately 390 hours.

  • 39 hours - Lectorials - Placement preparation
  • 300 hours placement
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.