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This unit includes two one-week compulsory residentials at SCU Coffs Harbour campus. Students are unable to progress to placement without successfully completing the residentials. Students who cannot attend the residentials should not enrol in this unit. This unit contains work integrated learning consisting of a 300-hour supervised placement in a professional psychology workplace. Students must meet mandatory fit to practice obligations prior to attending. Failure to comply by the fit to practice deadline will result in the cancellation of your WIL activity. Full details are available at www.scu.edu.au/healthplacements. Please note: Full COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement associated with the placement element of this unit of study. This requirement has been stipulated by the placement providers.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
conduct professional psychological interviews and assessments and synthesise information from multiple sources to develop case formulations inclusive of risk assessment and management
rigorously apply professional practice policies and procedures as they relate to the placement setting
apply and critically reflect on effective interpersonal and interprofessional communication skills, cultural responsivity, and ethical and professional practice, with relevant stakeholders
determine and implement appropriate evidence-based psychological interventions and monitor treatment outcomes
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