|Short Description:||Adv Topic In Prof Practice|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Psychology and Counselling|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||090701 - Psychology|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MCPS or MCPA or be undertaking the course as professional development
Students must be enrolled in the following Program: MCPS, MCPA, or be undertaking the course as professional development. This course focuses on advanced topics in professional practice, where students will develop their culturally responsive knowledge and skills related to key factors shown to improve therapeutic outcomes across contexts. Students will develop their professional knowledge and competency across key areas including: self-reflection and deliberate practice, advanced skill development in relation to building, monitoring and repairing the therapeutic alliance, complex case conceptualisation and formulation, incorporating feedback to inform the therapeutic process, and, knowledge of how key medico-legal principles apply to safe practice as a Psychologist. Attendance at the five on-campus workshops is mandatory. Dates of the five workshops will be according to the 'Workshop Schedule' that will be emailed to students at the outset of the program.