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Clinical Psychology Practical Placement 1 - PSYC981

This unit is offered on a pass/fail basis.

This unit is the first practical placement unit for the Master of Clinical Psychology program and is conducted in the Macquarie University Psychology Clinic on campus. It provides the opportunity to put theory/techniques gained in coursework units into practice and develops the provisional psychologist’s identity as a Clinical Psychologist. Activities include face-to-face assessment and treatment of genuine clients; professional administrative tasks such as risk management, note keeping and report writing; and supervision activities, both individual and group. By the time students finish this first placement unit, they will have gained basic competencies in 10 domains as identified by the accrediting body APAC as Core Competencies to become a Clinical Psychologist.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Ms Ros Knight

PSYC985 and PSYC986 and PSYC987 Prerequisite Information


PSYC988 and PSYC989

NCCW(s): PSY950
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Pass/Fail
Offered By:

Department of Psychology

Faculty of Human Sciences

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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