Singapore University of Social Sciences

Supervised Practicum I

Supervised Practicum I (PSY501)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Humanities and Social Sciences

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Humanities & Behavioural Sciences


This foundational practicum prepares the student to embark on a career as a professional psychologist. The programme is comprehensively designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to become ethical and competent professionals in psychology. The practicum comprises workshops, projects, and field placement. Didactic instruction, interactive discussions, observations of experienced psychologists at work, supervised practice, and hands-on experience from their learning experience. Students will experience the complexities of working within organisations, requiring them to work collaboratively across disciplines and with multiple stakeholders.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JAN


  • The reflective practitioner
  • The scientist-practitioner model
  • Policies and procedures for professional practice
  • Professional standards in clinical, legal, and ethical practices
  • Professional practice within organisational systems
  • Mutlidisciplinary practice for client care and services
  • Case notes preparation
  • Psychological assessment under supervision
  • Intervention planning
  • Psychological interventions and programmes
  • Professional supervision and feedback
  • Professional development and self-care

Learning Outcome

  • Examine the professional issues and ethical challenges of a psychologist
  • Appraise the importance of a multidisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary practice in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Discuss the different professional roles and activities of a psychologist in an organisation
  • Design an appropriate assessment and intervention approach
  • Draw upon a range of skills to work in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Improve knowledge and skills through reflective practice and professional supervision
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