Year 1 Practicum and Skills Training

45 points

Not offered 2023

For further information see School of Health Sciences


This course contains the Child and Family Psychology Year 1 Practicum and an academic programme which supports this practical experience. The practicum component comprises direct experience in psychological practice with children and families in a clinic setting, supervised by registered psychologists. Through teaching and supported learning activities (e.g. Problem-Based Learning), students will develop their understanding and skills in the selection, administration and interpretation of cognitive and other psychometric assessments; common mental health conditions; risk assessment; functional behavioural assessment; diagnosis of mental health conditions; and psychological formulation.


Completed a PGDipSci in Child and Family Psychology, or
Part 1 of the Masters of Science in Child and Family Psychology, or
equivalent as approved by the Amo Matua, Te Kaupeka Oranga | Executive Dean of Health or delegate.