Intermediate Clinic 1: Adult (CSCD3078)


Students will be responsible for planning and conducting an assessment of a paediatric client and related activities. Students will be responsible for the management of adult clients in on and/or off campus clinical settings. At the end of this unit of study students will be expected to demonstrate skills within the intermediate zone of COMPASS Competency Assessment in Speech Pathology for all 11 competencies with child and adult clients across any of the range of practice areas (CBOS, 2011) of speech, language, voice, fluency and multi-modal communication disorders, unless the complexity of the disorder or specialist clinical setting indicates otherwise.

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Further unit of study information


Clinical placement Monday to Friday across 12 weeks in semester or equivalent, regular compulsory group supervision meetings


Clinical competency assessment (100%); 0% barrier tasks - attend clinic orientation and all clinical meetings, complete all required clinical paperwork, TAM Duty, Assessment Clinic Competency Checklist


There are no textbooks for this unit. You need to refer to the following documents:
COMPASS Competency Assessment in Speech Pathology: Assessment Resource Manual (2013)
Competency Based Occupational Standards (CBOS) for Speech Pathologists: Entry Level (2011)
CDTRC Clinic Handbook (available on eLearning)
Academic lecture materials relevant to the caseload(s)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(CSCD1035 or CSCD2058) and CSCD2062 and (CSCD2066 or CSCD2067)



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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.