After successfully completing Clinical Placement 1 students will undertake a second clinical placement in a different external agency. Commencement of this second placement will depend on the availability of a suitable placement to meet the training requirements of the individual student. Specific placement arrangements as set out in the Placement Manual will be made by the Placement Coordinator in consultation with the Course Coordinator.

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APC7005 - Clinical Placement 1

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Exhibit general professional competence commensurate with the role of an advanced provisional psychologist in a multidisciplinary clinical setting;  
  2. Exemplify a high level of professionalism in relation to up-to-date maintenance of log-books, progress notes and clinic files in an external agency;  
  3. Exhibit familiarity with the inter-professional context of psychological service delivery and the role of inter-professional collaboration in providing holistic client care;  
  4. Implement ethical principles in the contextually specific clinical practice of the particular placement agency;  
  5. Exhibit an increasing ability to carry out clinical activities within the particular placement setting in a professional and reflective manner, with due appreciation of the legal and ethical issues involved.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Practicum Successful completion of the placement evidenced by the supervisor's positive written evaluation as specified in Placement Manual Pass/Fail
Journal Submission of a Placement Experience - Reflective Piece Pass/Fail
Case Study Submission of a clinical case study relevant to the placement context as per Placement Manual requirements Pass/Fail

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