Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedSouth Africa Second semester 2014 (Day)
South Africa Summer semester A 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Rika Swanzen


The student needs to show an ability to integrate all he or she learned and to apply it into a practice setting. They must specifically show the ability to keep process notes and referral reports, participate in case discussions and intake interviews, to be open to supervision, show skill in working within a team context, and show comfort in working within a one-on-one case level as well as on a project or developmental level.


On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate integration and application of assessment and intervention knowledge on a child client in practice;
  2. Ability to write process notes, report and refer problems experienced by the child client;
  3. Conduct and participate in intake interviews and case conference discussions;
  4. Make use of supervision;
  5. Demonstrate ability to work in a team context;
  6. Efficiency in moving between micro and macro levels of working with clients.


Bi-weekly seminar participation: 10%
Mid-placement presentation: 10%
Portfolio of evidence (2300 words): 50%
Oral exam(30 min): 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Three 4-hour workshops during the semester (one in week 1 - preparation, one in week 7 - mid-placement evaluation, and one in week 11 - termination) = total of 12 hours;
One 2-hour seminar every 2 weeks = 12 hours;
Four hours contact per week (over 10 weeks) at the field placement that should involve working with the client individually or on a community project= 40 hours

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study



ATS3772, AZA3744