Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 contact hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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Minimum 80% attendance at practicums
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website : http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Sophie Havighurst
ContactToni Langley, firstname.lastname@example.org
The clinical practicum are designed to provide closely supported training in various forms of clinical work. They serve to promote the participants’ practical application of the theoretical material covered in the coursework subjects. The clinical practicums are conducted in small groups (approximately 3 to 5 participants per group), under the guidance of experienced supervisors, between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm on Wednesdays.
This subject will cover:
It will require the maintenance of a log in which therapy contacts will be recorded.
Participants will hone specific therapeutic skills required for effective individual work with children, accounting for:
§ Issues relating to the environment in which therapy can effectively take place.
§ The goals of therapy.
§ Identification of therapeutic interventions, which may be more suitable for a specific child in their specific environment.Ethical issues and continuity of care issues
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, participants should be able to:
§ Evaluate the effectiveness of their interventions with children.
§ Utilise problem-solving skills in determining how to modify a treatment plan for work with children, as appropriate.Identify avenues for ongoing consultation and supervision around treatment with children.
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Sciences (Ch.Adol.&Fam.Ment.Health) |
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