Advanced Practice A: Community (CSCD4054)


Students provide an assessment and/or intervention service to clients within the community. They manage a varied client caseload, as well as participate in a variety of clinical management and clinical service activities in both an on and off campus setting. Students take part in regular supervisory conferences with their clinical educators and other students.

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Further unit of study information


Lectures in orientation week only, 1xday/week, community placements scheduled Tuesday to Thursday, attendance required for 1xday/week for 10 to 13 weeks, intake participation on Friday mornings required for a total of 5 hours/semester, first year screenings total an approximate 2hr commitment per semester


Clinical competency assessment (100%); 0% barrier tasks - clinic orientation, clinic meetings, intake statement of learning, first year screening statement of learning, required paperwork


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)
Academic lecture materials relevant to the caseload(s)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CSCD3082 and (CSCD3083 or CSCD3084)



Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

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.