Psychology Placement 5
Psychology placements provide students with opportunities (a) to observe practice by qualified professionals; (b) to apply, under supervision, the knowledge and skills they have acquired in assessment, formulation, intervention, evaluation and reporting; (c) to receive feedback on their performance; and (d) to gain experience in the planning and organisation of services. Students must undertake at least 1000 hours (Masters), or 1500 hours (Doctorate) of practical experience spread over four (Masters) or five (Doctorate) placements. This placement is normally of 32 days duration, at a rate of 2 days a week for approximately 16 weeks. Placements are available in a wide range of settings.
|Faculty||Faculty of Science and Information Technology|
|School||School of Psychology|
Semester 1 - 2015
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Supervision within the psychology profession is an interactive and collaborative activity that takes place between individuals and/or as part of small groups of peers. Developing knowledge and understanding of supervision and supervisory skills is an essential aspect of clinical professional practice.
The proposed supervision module offers students an opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of the developmental model of supervision, with a particular emphasis on building the supervisory relationship, exploring practice and supervisory styles, consolidating learning and development, monitoring clinical practice, providing effective feedback and evaluating learning goals.
|Assumed Knowledge||It is assumed that students will have completed a four-year program in Psychology which included course(s) on abnormal psychology and which has been accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. It is assumed that students have already completed all the coursework and clinical placements which are included in the Master of Clinical Psychology program.|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6517|