Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Contact Hours: 50 placement days (1 placement day equals 7.5 hours). Placement are usually attended 2 days per week The students do their preparation case histories and log books during their placement time.
Total Time Commitment:
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|Core Participation Requirements:
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Department of Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
Ph: (65) 65166904
The subject aims to provide the students with opportunities to experience a range of clinical presentations across the life span and to begin functioning as a clinical psychologist in Singapore, under the supervision of a field supervisor. Students will receive experience in history taking, conducting a mental state examination, arriving at a case formulation and making treatment plans. Under supervision, students will be given the opportunity to develop competency in the provision of psychological treatments to individuals and (where appropriate) groups. In addition, the subject aims to give the student experience of professional psychology practice, including professional presentation, report writing and record keeping, managing a clinical caseload, and liaison with other professional practitioners.
The placement aims to provide trainees with:
Completion of hurdle tasks:
Assessment of placement goals on a pass/fail basis (assessment is undertaken by the Placement Coordinator, in consultation with the supervisor, on the basis of satisfactory attainment of placement goals following APAC accreditation placement standards):
Subject will have pass/fail outcome where each individual hurdle task and placement goal must be completed/passed in order to achieve a pass outcome for the subject.
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Master of Psychology (Clinical - Singapore)
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