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EDMT6013 - School Counselling Internship
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 12 credit points
HECS Band seven
EFTSL: 0.250000000
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 1, 2
Department permission required for enrolment in the following session(s): 1
Prerequisites: 72 credit points of Master of Teaching units including (EDMT5009 and EDMT5503)
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Susan Colmar

Classes: 25-days in school placement, 2x1-hr seminars

Assessment: performance ratings (2x30%) and daily activity records (10%) and professional portfolio (30%)

The school psychology internship allows students the opportunity to learn about the profession of and to develop further in the role of school counsellor/psychologist as part of the training program. The School Psychology Internship focuses on working as a school counsellor under the supervision of university staff, who are all registered psychologists and field school counsellors. The role of the school counsellor includes counselling children and adolescents with problems, assessing children and adolescents with problems, and developing intervention programs for students with learning and behaviour challenges, liaising with parents and teachers to enhance the classroom and home learning and psychological environments, and developing prevention programs for at risk students.
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