Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 contact hours |
Total Time Commitment:
170 hours total
Study Period Commencement:
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
A minimum of 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/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Sophie Havighurst
Dr Sophie Havighurst
This clinical practicum is designed to provide closely supported training in clinical work and promote the participants’ practical application of the theoretical material covered in PSYT90039. The clinical practicum is conducted in small groups (approximately 3 to 5 participants per group), under the guidance of experienced supervisors.
Students should note that attending and undertaking activities in this subject will not be possible without at current Working with Children Check.
Participants will hone specific therapeutic skills required to effectively conduct clinical and liaison work with parents, and liaison / consultation with other professionals who are concurrently involved with cases, accounting for:
Case assessment of 3,000-3,500 words due end of semester (worth 70%)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, participants should be able to:
§Evaluate the effectiveness of their parent and liaison work.
§Utilise problem-solving skills in determining how to modify their parent and liaison work, as appropriate.
§Identify avenues for ongoing consultation and supervision around parent and liaison work.
It is required that applicants have a Working With Children Check before commencing this subject.
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Science |
Master of Mental Health Science
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