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Clinical Psychology Practical Placement 3 - PSYC983

This unit is offered on a pass/fail basis.

This unit is the third practical placement unit for the Master of Clinical Psychology program and is conducted in an external clinical service under the supervision of Adjunct Fellows of Macquarie University. As such it provides the opportunity to further develop students' intermediate competencies in Clinical psychology as demonstrated in Practical Placement 2 in another setting with increasing independence. Activities include face-to-face assessment and treatment of genuine clients of the service; professional administrative tasks such as risk management, note keeping and report writing; and supervision activities, both individual and group as required and available in the service. A range of general clinical work with adults and children is mandatory and may include anxiety, depression, trauma, personality disorders and medical problems, as well as practice working in different therapeutic approaches. By the time students finish Practical Placement 3, they will have further developed competencies in 10 domains identified by the accrediting body APAC as Core Competencies to become a Clinical Psychologist.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

2019 - Next offered in 2019

Staff Contact(s): Ms Ros Knight

PSYC985 and PSYC986 and PSYC987 and PSYC988 and PSYC989 Prerequisite Information


PSYC981 and PSYC982

NCCW(s): PSY958
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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