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Practicum Placement 3 PG (6315.3)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology


Unit Outlines

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  • Semester 2, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (164188) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (164620) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (163897) - View
  • Summer Semester, 2016/17, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (163465) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (151930) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (152478) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (153700) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (140733) - View
  • Winter Term, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (141193) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, INTERNPLCE, BRUCE (145575) - View

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This unit involves students continuing their practicum placements, working under supervision in a suitable psychological work setting where they will gain experience in the conduct of the psychological services provided at that location. Students are encouraged to choose a diverse range of placements so as to gain a broad experience.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Practise as a psychologist including scheduling appointments, contacting clients;

2. Conduct effective telephone screening interviews;

3. Undertake psychological assessment via a range of strategies, including using psychological tests;

4. Apply a range of therapeutic interventions;

5. Deal professionally with clients and with other professionals; and

6. Demostrate awareness of potential ethical issues involved in psychological practice and use the APS code of ethics and its accompanying Guidelines, and other relevant sources, to resolve ethical questions.

Assessment Items

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Contact Hours

By arrangement with supervisor.


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