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Ethics and Professional Psychology Practice 3 PSY714


This unit will extend students’ understanding of, and skill in navigating complex ethical and professional practice issues in clinical psychology. This will involve facilitating student engagement in professional development and supervision processes. The unit will incorporate a range of formats including direct instruction, case discussions and peer feedback to explore complex ethical and professional practice issues. Discussion of professional practice and ethical issues will be linked to clinical psychology theory, as well as relevant ethical codes, guidelines, and standards. Students will extend their application of self-reflective/self-practice skills of their competencies to identify goals and strategies for enhancing their practice in clinical psychology.


Unit name Ethics and Professional Psychology Practice 3
Unit code PSY714
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator Doctor Mandy Matthewson
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 22/7/2024 16/8/2024 9/9/2024 27/10/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Formulate goals to enhance clinical practice skills and knowledge for continuing professional development.
  • Tailor communication of client information across diverse contexts.
  • Evaluate clinical psychology processes influencing client outcomes.

Fee Information

The 2024 Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) rates are still being finalised by the Government and we will update the domestic fee information as soon as we have more details.



Ethics and Professional Psychology Practice 2

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:



Teaching Pattern

3hr workshop weekly, 2hr Online class weekly

AssessmentCase Presentation (25%)|Report (35%)|CPD Plan (40%)
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