|Faculty:||Faculty of Society and Design|
In this subject, students will work in a clinic placement under the supervision of a registered psychologist. Students are required to complete at least 300 hours of professional experience. This supervised professional experience may occur partly through clinic activities in the on-campus psychology clinic. Some off-campus clinical placement/context of your learning each semester may also be required.
- Apply evidence-based and scientific methods to professional practice across the lifespan in empirically valid and culturally responsive ways.
- Work effectively with a range of professional and support staff in the workplace and communicate and collaborate effectively, within the bounds of ethical and legal requirements.
- Operate within the boundaries of their professional competence, consult with peers or other relevant sources where appropriate, and refer on to relevant other practitioners where appropriate.
- Rigorously apply professional practice policies and procedures, including as they relate to referral management and record-keeping, across a range of workplace settings and with recognition of different organisational cultures and practices.
- Engage in self-reflective professional practice, taking account of the impact of their own values and beliefs, and taking appropriate actions as a result.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of their professional practice, identifying areas for improvement and implementing changes where needed.
- Demonstrate an understanding and application of cultural responsiveness, including with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.
- Demonstrate an understanding and application of the principles of inter-professional learning and practice.
- Knowledge of relevant research evidence base and systems for area of practice.
- Knowledge of the requirements of regulatory and statutory authorities.
- Competence in the evaluation and application of research.
- Employ professional communication skills, in a culturally responsive manner, with a range of socially and culturally diverse clients.
- Perform appropriate standardised psychological testing, as part of broader assessment, to assess and interpret aspects of functioning.
- Identify psychological disorders using a recognised taxonomy.
- Conduct professional interviews and assessments and synthesise information from multiple sources, including assessment of risk, to formulate a conceptualisation of the presenting issues to determine the most appropriate interventions, including management of risk.
- Monitor outcomes and modifications based on evolving case formulation.
- Interpret and communicate findings in oral and written formats, including formal psychological reports, using culturally appropriate language.
- Implement appropriate, empirically supported interventions, and monitor clients’ progress and intervention outcomes.
- Demonstrate respect for the skills and contribution of other professionals.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
This subject is not available to
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
- September 2022 [Situated - Professional Experience and Practice in Psychology]
- September 2021 [Situated - Professional Experience and Practice in Psychology]
- September 2020 [Standard - Professional Experience & Practice in Psychology]
- September 2019 [Standard - Professional Experience & Practice in Psychology]
Standard Offering Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022 Semester start: 12/09/2022 Subject start: 12/09/2022 Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022 Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022 Last enrolment: 25/09/2022 Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022 Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022 Teaching census: 07/10/2022
|Withdraw - Financial:||08/10/2022|
|Withdraw - Academic:||29/10/2022|