PSYC22005 - Clinic Team III

General Information

Unit Synopsis

As a follow-up to the previously completed Clinic Team II unit, this unit is intended to provide advanced, supervised practice skills necessary for working as a Clinical Psychologist. This unit facilitates the further development of professional skills such as the ability to work both autonomously and as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Clinic Team III will provide you with the opportunity to continue to develop your knowledge, skills, and volume of learning with regard to clinical psychological practice. You will be provided with the opportunity to learn in a community based setting, and to plan, develop and share a case conceptualisation.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level Not Applicable
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

PSYC21008 Clinic Team II

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Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2019

Term 1 - 2019 Profile
Mixed Mode
Rockhampton

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Learning logs / diaries / Journal / log books 40%
2. Presentation 15%
3. Professional Practice Placement 5%
4. Group Work 5%
5. Case Study 30%
6. Professional Practice Placement 5%

This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 2.2 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 71.43% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Feedback during lectures
Feedback
Students requested more practice with case conceptualisations
Recommendation
Recommend that student weekly case study presentations could include discussions of case conceptualisations.
Action Taken
Case conceptualisations were practiced weekly in the student led case presentations.
Source: Feedback from students during lectures
Feedback
Students requested a formal agenda to each lecture that includes both learning material and discussion of external placement issues.
Recommendation
Recommend implementing a structured approach to the lecture with sections on new learning material, followed by discussions of external placements, and then weekly presentations of case studies.
Action Taken
This format was included with agendas updated weekly, based on student requested content followed by discussions of external placement issues
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
IT issues were ongoing because of difficulties with connections delaying and disrupting lecture delivery.
Recommendation
To improve the processes around utilisation and booking of ISL facilities in all campuses around the country.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student and staff feedback
Feedback
Disorganisation in the multi-disciplinary assessment overrode the benefits.
Recommendation
Recommend more specific inter-disciplinary planning and regular meetings with the inter-disciplinary staff members to ensure improved delivery and better preparation for students.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
Role playing is a popular activity
Recommendation
Recommend including more role playing and exploring better ways to deliver role paying between students online.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively and professionally with clients, specialist and non-specialist audiences
  2. Apply theoretical knowledge into areas of applied psychological practice through the development and delivery of evidence based interventions
  3. Incorporate the process of ethical decision making and its application within psychological practice
  4. Demonstrate practical and theoretical skills to plan, justify case formulation and intervention strategies both individually and in group collaborative teams
  5. Drawing on evidence based practices, develop case conceptualisations illustrating a body of knowledge that includes theory, diagnoses, and intervention
  6. Reflect critically on knowledge, skills, and ability to adapt to a multidisciplinary approach.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Learning logs / diaries / Journal / log books
2 - Presentation
3 - Professional Practice Placement
4 - Group Work
5 - Case Study
6 - Professional Practice Placement
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Knowledge
2 - Communication
3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4 - Research
5 - Self-management
6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility
7 - Leadership
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Learning logs / diaries / Journal / log books
2 - Presentation
3 - Professional Practice Placement
4 - Group Work
5 - Case Study
6 - Professional Practice Placement