Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 280 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
The following are corequsites:
Study Period Commencement:
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Completion of APAC approved psychology studies to fourth-year (Honours) level.
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For the purposes of considering requests 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/
CoordinatorMs Sarah Catherine Knight
This field placement and clinical skills subject, extending over thirty-five days, introduces students to clinical neuropsychology services in a variety of settings, which might include adult and paediatric care in neurological, neurosurgical, psychiatric, and rehabilitation settings. It also incorporates clinical skills workshops. All principle field supervisors are registered, and Members (or eligible for Membership) of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists of the Australian Psychological Society.
It is a requirement of the Australian Accreditation Council and the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Neuropsychologists complete a minimum of 1000 hours of placement training during the two-year Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology) course. This first year placement subject provides 25 days of the patient-related placement requirement, 6 days of student case conference, and 4 days of clinical skills workshops.
Clinical Neuropsychology Placement 1 consists of the following components:
The objectices of this subject are to:
A hurdle requirement of attendance at, and satisfactory performance of:
University and field supervisors will conjointly determine whether the student has passed the placements.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Analysis and critical thinking, through evaluating the complex and varying information that needs to be amalgamated for a successful clinical interaction
Attention to detail, through observation of features that differentiate one individual from another, and appreciation of the significance of detailed observation for effective real world action
Written communication, through completion of reports
Time management and planning, through organising and integrating multiple demands of the subject
Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology) |
Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)/Doctor of Philosophy
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