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Clinical Psychology Post Graduate Training at UWA. Revised DPsych programme. Two Programs. MPsych /PhD (clinical) Approximately 4 years full time (72 points + PhD) 48 points of teaching units 24 of practicum units PhD research (3 years FTE) DPsych (clinical, with tracks)

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Clinical Psychology Post Graduate Training at UWA


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Revised DPsych programme


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Two Programs

  • MPsych/PhD (clinical)

    • Approximately 4 years full time (72 points + PhD)

    • 48 points of teaching units

    • 24 of practicum units

    • PhD research (3 years FTE)

  • DPsych (clinical, with tracks)

    • Approximately 3 years full time (96 points + 48 res)

    • 66 points of teaching units

    • 30 of practicum units

    • 48 points of DPsych research (1 year FTE)


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Coursework: Year 1

  • Foundations in Clinical Skills 1

  • Foundations in Clinical Skills 2

  • Assessment and Intervention – Childhood disorders

  • Assessment and Intervention – Emotional disorders

  • Thesis preparation (DPsych - only)

  • Thesis proposal (DPsych - only)MPsych/PhDs prepare proposal with supervisor


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Coursework: Year 2

  • Assessment and Intervention- Adult complex disorders

  • Assessment and intervention- Working with and through others

  • Methods and analysis of change

  • Select one of:

    • Neuropsychology

    • Pediatric psychology

    • Health psychology

  • Case Presentations

  • MPsych students spread these out across Yrs 2 & 3


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Coursework: Year 3

Further optional advanced units in:

  • Neuropsychology e.g. brain injury, rehabilitation, stroke, dementia

  • Pediatric psychology e.g. neuropsychology and psychopathology

  • Health psychology e.g. physical health, pain, PNI, medical decision making


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First Practicum

  • Clinical work commences with intensive skills and professional training in the School of Psychology’s Robin Winkler Clinic within the Psychology Hub

  • Students see their first clients in the Robin Winkler Clinic, towards the end of Sem 1

  • Students have opportunities to gain experience in:

    • Individual and Group therapy (e.g., Social Phobia, Weight Management, Smoking Cessation)

    • Clinical assessments (e.g. neuropsychological assessment of individuals with autism, Parkinson’s, ID, children)


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External Practica

  • Students complete three placements in agencies external to the School of Psychology

  • One of these is a "capstone” placement with more intensive experience in your chosen track

  • There is a wide range of placement options


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External Placements

  • Royal Perth Rehab Hospital

  • SCGH (Pain)

  • SCGH

  • Graylands

  • KEMH

  • RPH Changes Program (Personality Disorder Program)

  • PMH Family Pathways

  • PMH Eating Disorders

  • Perth Clinic (Adult)

  • Hollywood Hospital

  • Centre for Clinical Interventions

  • Bentley Clinic (Adult)

  • Avro Clinic (Adult)

  • UWA Counselling

  • Occupational Services

  • Head Injury Unit (SGGH)

  • Selby Lodge (Gerontology)

  • Next Step (Alcohol & drugs)

  • Juvenile Justice

  • Youthlink

  • CDC Midland, Perth

  • Bentley CAMHS

  • DSC Autism

  • Hillarys CAMHS

  • Selby CAMHS

  • Child Protection - Perth

  • Mirabooka Clinic (Adult)


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Registration post qualification

  • All students (DPsych and MPsych/PhD) will be eligible for registration by the Clinical College

  • DPsych students following the Neuro track should meet the teaching component requirements but may require additional practicum hours, post qualification to be eligible for registration by the Clinical Neuropsychology College


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Prize Winning Publications:Best UWA 2011 Publications Awards

Byrne, Shannon. L., Hooke, G. R., & Page, A. C. (2010). Readmission: A useful indicator of the quality of inpatient psychiatric care. Journal of Affective Disorders, 126, 206-213.

Robinson, Monique.,Oddy, W. H., McLean, N. J., Jacoby, P., Pennell, C. E., de Klerk, N. H., Zubrick, S. R., Stanley, F. J., & Newnham, J. P. (2010). Low–moderate prenatal alcohol exposure and risk to child behavioural development: A prospective cohort study. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 117, 1139–1152.


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Selection

  • Competitive but not impossible!

  • Intake of around 15-20 students

  • Academic record and personal suitability considered

  • Interview includes a “clinical” task and a “research” task


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Career Destinations

  • Excellent employment options

    • Health Department

    • Justice

    • Community Development

    • Disability Services

    • Private health clinics/hospitals

    • Private Practice

    • Universities


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