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The course objective is to provide the opportunity for students to apply the science and practice of clinical psychology in the context of practicum placements. The focus for the year 2 practicum is on students gaining further experience with psychological assessment, and gaining some experience with psychological intervention/therapy, with students being given the opportunity to observe and participate in intervention/therapy. Students will participate in two 12-week practicum placements in the community of two days per week in Terms 2-4. Students are also expected to complete a practicum at the Psychology Centre of approximately two days a week for Term 1.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Students are advised to consult the course outline on Learn for detailed timetable information.
Beck, Judith S;
Cognitive behavior therapy : basics and beyond;
Guilford Press, 2011.
Friedberg, Robert D.,1955- , McClure, Jessica M;
Clinical practice of cognitive therapy with children and adolescents :the nuts and bolts;
Guilford Press, 2015.
Norcross, John C.,1957- , Norcross, John C;
Psychotherapy relationships that work :evidence-based responsiveness;
Oxford University Press, 2011.
Seymour, Fred. et al;
Psychology and the law in Aotearoa New Zealand;
NZ Psychological Society, 2011.
Waitoki, Waikaremoana et al;
Professional practice of psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand;
The New Zealand Psychological Society, Te Ropu Matai Hinengaro o Aotearoa, 2016.
Ledley, Deborah Roth. , Marx, Brian P., Heimberg, Richard G;
Making cognitive-behavioral therapy work : clinical process for new practitioners;
Guilford Press, 2010.
Padesky, Christine A. , Greenberger, Dennis;
Clinician's guide to Mind over mood;
Guilford Press, 1995.
Domestic fee $2,004.00
International Postgraduate fees
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page.