No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

PSY518 Psychology Practicum 3 (0)


This subject involves a 250 hour professional placement in an approved clinical or forensic setting. The specific focus of the placement will be determined by the Postgraduate Placements Coordinator to meet course requirements, but will involve the application of the acquired knowledge while undertaking supervised practice in a setting related to adult mental health, child and adolescent problems, neuropsychology, or a nominated specialisation.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: PSY518
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Two sessionsSY/USSchool of Psychology

Enrolment restrictions

Only available to students enrolled in the Master of Psychology or Doctor of Psychology.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

- be able to prepare and undertake a full psychological assessment of clients in the nominated placement population

- be able to demonstrate an awareness of commonly used psychological tests in the assessment of clients in the nominated placement population
- be able to develop a comprehensive formulation of the presenting problems for clients in the nominated placement population
- be able to develop and document a treatment plan for clients in the nominated placement population
- be able to implement psychological treatment intervention with clients in the nominated placement population, under supervision 
- be able to monitor, evaluate, and report on the outcome of implemented treatments 


The subject will cover the following topics:
Supervised professional placement of 250 hours.

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Workplace Learning component. Please contact the subject coordinator for further information.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.