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PY6303 - Clinical Psychology Placement C

Credit points: 9
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

In this placement subject, students will complete at least 400 hr of practice across one or more practice settings, working in a different context to that experienced in Clinical psychology placement A and Clinical psychology placement B. Students will demonstrate competency across the entire range of clinical and professional skills in the provision of effective, evidence-based assessments and interventions for clients. Students are expected to perform independent clinical practice, with guidance provided when applying clinical practice to new, complex settings. Students will participate in feedback processes to develop ongoing learning plans and self-reflexive practice, and will participate in supervised case consultations.

Learning Outcomes

  • expertly communicate with clients, families, community and organisational representatives, and other health professionals;
  • competent clinical practice as evidenced by the attainment of all clinical competencies, including the provision of effective and culturally responsive, evidence-based assessments and interventions for clients of varying context, including complex cases;
  • 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-reflective practice, engagement with and use of feedback, and the development of personalized learning plans and objectives.

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 PY6302
PY5001 PY5003 PY5006 PY5007 PY5011 PY5012 PY5013 PY6001 PY6002 PY6003 PY6010 PY6015 PY6201 PY6202 PY6203


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:
  • 400 hours clinical Placement

Townsville, Study Period 2, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coord/Lect: Mrs Kelly Horne.
Workload expectations:
  • 400 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.