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PY6002 - Practicum 2

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 an appropriate community setting. Students will work under the supervision of appropriate field supervisors. The placement gives students the opportunity to work in different settings and to become familiar with the professional network within which psychologists operate. Attendance and presentations at the professional issues mini-conferences are required.

Learning Outcomes

  • to act in a professional manner, meet the requirements of a work contract and associated responsibilities;
  • to develop clinical skills under supervision of an experienced practitioner;
  • to develop further independence and responsibility as a practising clinical and health psychologist;
  • to gain understanding of the demands made by and the functioning of different agencies and the range of duties required of a practising psychologist, including non-clinical responsibilities.
Prerequisites: PY6001

Availabilities

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

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 350 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
Workload expectations:
  • 350 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:
  • 350 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.