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PY6302 - Clinical Psychology Placement B

Credit points: 6
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

In this placement subject, students will complete at least 300 hr of practice across one or more practice settings, working in a different context to that experienced in Clinical psychology placement A. Students will receive supervision as they demonstrate application of clinical and professional skills to provide effective, ethical, evidence-based assessments and interventions for clients. Students are expected to perform clinical practice with greater autonomy/independence than as demonstrated in placement A, progressing towards attainment of competent independent practice. Students will participate in feedback processes to develop 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;
  • expertly communicate with clients, families, community and organisational representatives, and other health professionals;
  • demonstrate ownership of ongoing professional learning as evidenced by critical self- reflective practice, engagement with and use of feedback, and the development of personalized learning plans and objectives;
  • application of the foundational clinical skills, and development of advanced clinical skills to provide effective and culturally responsive, evidence-based assessments and interventions for clients of varying context.

Subject Assessment

  • 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.

Prerequisites: PY5301 PY5302 PY5303 PY5304 PY5305 PY6301
PY5001 PY5003 PY5006 PY5007 PY5011 PY5012 PY5013 PY6001 PY6002 PY6003 PY6010 PY6015 PY6201 PY6202 PY6203


JCU Singapore, Study Period 58, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Mrs Kelly Horne
Lecturers: Ms Kahlin Chua, Mrs Kelly Horne.
Workload expectations:
  • 300 hours clinical Placement

JCU Singapore, Study Period 59, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Mrs Kelly Horne
Lecturers: Ms Kahlin Chua, Mrs Kelly Horne.
Workload expectations:
  • 300 hours clinical Placement

Townsville, Study Period 1, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Mrs Kelly Horne.
Workload expectations:
  • 300 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.