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PSYC71-733: Externship I

Description

Under the guidance of an Externship supervisor, students complete the first of two Externships in a community setting. Throughout this semester Students are required to complete a minimum of 320 hours in the placement. These hours comprise a minimum of 140 client contact hours (face to face only), 24 supervision hours, and client related activities. Students on Externship also complete a comprehensive Clinical Folio and competency assessments.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodePSYC71-733
EFTSL0.1875
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
Credit15
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,250
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,440

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of psychological theories and models, the empirical findings supporting these theories and the methods employed to establish them, the major methods of psychological investigation and techniques of measurement and their application and interpretation, and design and implement psychological interventions.
2. Demonstrate knowledge and behaviour consistent with the ethical, legal and professional requirements of psychological practice.
3. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in conducting systematic psychological assessment using a wide range of assessment techniques.
4. Demonstrate skills and knowledge regarding intervention strategies, including undertaking activities that promote, restore, sustain or enhance cognitive functioning and a sense of well being in individuals or groups of clients through preventive, developmental or remedial services.
5. Demonstrate the application of research knowledge and skills to psychological practice.
6. Demonstrate the capacity to convey, appraise and interpret information in both oral and written formats and to interact on a professional level with a wide range of client groups and other professionals.

Enrolment requirements

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Pre-requisites: ?

Co-requisites: ?

There are no co-requisites.

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  • Study Abroad Students

Students must have completed all pre-requisites in sequence before enrolling into this subject. Students are required to complete the number of placement hours in full prior to enrolling in Externship II. This subject is offered in the Master of Psychology (Clinical) only.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?03/06/2019
Last enrolment26/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?08/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?29/06/2019
Teaching census?07/06/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start09/09/2019
Cancellation 1?23/09/2019
Cancellation 2?30/09/2019
Last enrolment22/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?05/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?26/10/2019
Teaching census?04/10/2019