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Unit details

HPS918 - Couple and Family Clinical Placement 2 and Case Conference Seminar B

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s):1
Unit chair:

Amanda Dudley

Contact hours: Supervised clinical experiences


The aim is to provide specialist skills in the assessment and treatment of problems in couples and families. Students should have substantial client contact and will carry their own caseload, under supervision. Students will be required to provide a case presentation from their placement, covering the presenting symptoms, assessment techniques employed, diagnosis of the disorder using DSM-V and appropriate treatment strategies. This unit will also include a seminar to develop knowledge and skills in supervision.


Assessment task 1: Attendance for 50 days

Assessment task 2: Presentation of logbook to the University Supervisor within 21 days of completing the placement

Assessment task 3: Satisfactory report on professional and ethical competence of the student from the Placement Supervisor and University Supervisor

Assessment task 4: Participation in the seminar is a hurdle requirement for this unit

The above assessments constitutes 100% of the assessment for this unit, failure to satisfactorily complete the requirements of any one component will result in the student failing the unit and may result in the student's exclusion from the course.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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