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School Psychology Practicum - EDMT5009

Year - 2020

This unit allows students the opportunity to learn about the profession of school psychology as part of the MTeach (School Counselling) program. The unit focuses on working as a school counsellor under the supervision of university staff, who are all registered psychologists, and experienced field school counsellors. The role of the school counsellor includes counselling and assessing children and adolescents with difficulties, developing intervention programs for children with learning and behavioural challenges, liaising with parents and teachers to enhance classroom and home learning, and developing prevention programs for at risk students.

1x1-hr seminar pre-prac and 1x1-hr seminar post-prac and, 20-day professional experience block 5 days/wk for 4 wks in a school counselling setting

1 x set of two final performance ratings including an observation and three-way interview, 20 daily activity sheets and 1x phase 1 portfolio (satisfactory/unsatisfactory)


24 Credit points including EDMT5623 and EDMT5625 and EDMT5676


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 4.0
EFTSL: 0.083
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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