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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)|
Students must be enrolled in H750 Master of Psychology (Clinical) to enrol in this unit
|Contact hours:||3 hours per week|
|Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.|
This unit will prepare students for professional practice. It will ensure that students are familiar with ethical, legal, and professional practice requirements and responsibilities. The unit examines: the Australian requirements for registration as a psychologist, requirements of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists, the APS Code of Ethical and Professional Standards; the nature of supervision and the responsibilities of the supervisor and the psychologist-IN-training; the effect of the different contexts in which the clinical psychologist works; the mutual responsibilities of team members; common practical problems in working with clients; legal and ethical issues; and key considerations of inter-professional collaboration.
Essay (1500 words) 40%, oral examination 40%, 2 x 600 word self-reflection pieces 20% (10% each)
Morrissey, S., & Reddy, P. (2006). Ethics and Professional Practice for Psychologists. Melbourne: Thomson Social Sciences Press.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.