This placement will involve engaging in professional psychology practice. This placement will promote a scientist-practitioner model of the professional psychologist with opportunities to develop competencies and increased independence in psychological assessment and intervention with common psychological presentations across the lifespan. Students will be expected to consider psychological theory and research in the selection and application of assessment and intervention, and to tailor this to individual client presentations.
|Unit name||Professional Psychology Placement 2|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
|Coordinator||Doctor Leesa Van Niekerk|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Apply, under supervision, the scientist practitioner model of practice to select, administer, score, and interpret a range of psychometric tests and questionnaires to clients and provide feedback to clients and referrers as appropriate and commensurate with Stage 2 competencies as measured by the CYPRS
- Apply, under supervision, and tailor knowledge of psychology and counselling skills to the development and delivery of tailored psychological assessments/interventions commensurate with Stage 2 competencies as measured by the CYPRS
- Appraise, under supervision, ethical challenges in psychological practice and apply ethical decision making models to navigate ethical issues as they arise with clients commensurate with Stage 2 competencies as measured by the CYPRS
- Apply, under supervision, reflective practice skills to critically appraise psychology practice with clients and integrate feedback from supervision to engage in continual improvement of clinical skills commensurate with Stage 2 competencies as measured by the CYPRS
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
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.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
PrerequisitesPSY720 Professional Psychology Placement 1
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:KHA759
Clinical Practice – 8-16hrs per week
|Assessment||CYPRS competency assessment tool (100%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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