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PSY5130 Psychology Practicum 1

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology, Counselling and Community

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in the following Program: PDPP

Synopsis

The first practicum is designed to provide students with a structured situation in a practice setting in which appropriate psychological skills can be developed to high levels of competency. It provides an opportunity to examine applied problems from a theoretical perspective and to then apply empirically supported interventions. It therefore promotes a scientist-practitioner model of the professional psychologist. Students will be encouraged to approach applied problems and skill based learning from a hypothesis-based assessment perspective. The emphasis is on skill development in a supervised and structured environment. Expert feedback on performance is seen as an essential feature of the learning process and strong emphasis is placed on skill development under adequate supervision.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2014 On-campus Springfield
Semester 3, 2014 On-campus Springfield