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PY6001 - Practicum 1

Credit points: 4
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

Available to MPsych or DPsych students.

This subject takes the form of a practical placement in the University Psychology Clinic or in a suitable field setting for more experienced students. Students will work in the clinic under the close supervision of appropriate staff or field supervisor. Discussions on specific issues relevant to the professional psychologist (e.g. ethics, legal issues, quality assurance etc) and case presentations will take place in the scheduled Mini-conferences throughout the semester. Attendance at Mini-conferences is required for students enrolled in a placement subject.

Learning Outcomes

  • to act in a professional manner, meet the requirements of a work contract and associated responsibilities;
  • to develop a beginning level of independence and responsibility as a practising clinical and health psychologist;
  • to develop clinical skills under the guidance of a supervisor.

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Coord/Lect: Dr Beryl Buckby.
Workload expectations:
  • 300 hours fieldwork
Assessment: completion of a folio of work experience (pass/fail); pass/fail rating on performance in the placement by the supervisor.

Townsville, Block, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 300 hours fieldwork
Assessment: completion of a folio of work experience (pass/fail); pass/fail rating on performance in the placement by the supervisor.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 59
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Lecturer: Ms Kahlin Chua.
Workload expectations:
  • 300 hours fieldwork
Assessment: completion of a folio of work experience (pass/fail); pass/fail rating on performance in the placement by the supervisor.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 58
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Lecturer: Ms Kahlin Chua.
Workload expectations:
  • 300 hours fieldwork
Assessment: completion of a folio of work experience (pass/fail); pass/fail rating on performance in the placement by the supervisor.

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.