Courses & Units

Professional Psychology Placement 1 PSY720

Introduction

This unit will introduce students the foundational psychological assessment, case formulation, intervention skills, and professional practice requirements of psychologists with general registration, via simulated work environments. The unit will incorporate a range of learning experiences including role plays, individual and group-based supervision, and self-reflection/self-practice.

Summary

Unit name Professional Psychology Placement 1
Unit code PSY720
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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Formulate and justify psychological assessment, case formulation, and intervention plans, under supervision, for a range of simulated psychological presentations and intersections commensurate with Stage 1 competencies as measured by the Clinical Psychology Placement Rating Scale (CYPRS).
  • Apply psychological assessment, under supervision, to current diagnostic frameworks to inform evidence-based treatment commensurate with Stage 1 competencies as measured by the Clinical Psychology Placement Rating Scale (CYPRS)
  • Compose a range of intra and interdisciplinary correspondence, under supervision, to inform coordinated approaches to the assessment and treatment of simulated psychological presentations commensurate with Stage 1 competencies as measured by the Clinical Psychology Placement Rating Scale (CYPRS).
  • Assess and respond to ethical, legal, and professional dilemmas, under supervision, associated with simulated psychological practice commensurate with Stage 1 competencies as measured by the Clinical Psychology Placement Rating Scale (CYPRS).
  • Apply self-reflection/self-practice frameworks, under supervision, to assess emerging competency in simulated psychological practice commensurate with Stage 1 competencies as measured by the Clinical Psychology Placement Rating Scale (CYPRS)
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$1,892.00 $888.00 $1,037.00 $2,567.00

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2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Requisites

Concurrent Prerequisites

Assessment Skills in Psychology Practice 1 AND Intervention Skills in Psychology Practice 1 AND Ethics and Professional Psychology Practice 1

Mutual Exclusions

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

KHA730

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Clinical Practice – 8-16hrs per week

AssessmentCYPRS competency assessment tool (100%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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