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PY6301 - Clinical Psychology Placement A

Credit points: 9
Year: 2021
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 and culturally responsive, evidence-based assessments and interventions for clients of varying context.

Subject Assessment

  • Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Log/logbook - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Self-reflection task - (%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Clinical placement performance 1 - (%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Pass requirements: pass every assessment item; participate in all clinical skills activities.

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

Availabilities

Townsville, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 39 hours clinical Skills - Placement orientation
  • 300 hours clinical Placement
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Placement/fieldwork, Study Period 59
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 39 hours clinical Skills - Placement orientation
  • 300 hours clinical 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.