Advanced Practice H: Clinical (CSCD4061)


Students manage a client caseload and participate in a variety of clinical management and service activities within the on-campus clinic. Students also participate in a clinical mentoring experience with novice/intermediate students. Students are responsible for supporting and facilitating the learning of the novice/intermediate students. They participate in supervisory conferences with their clinical educators and peers. Students are expected to demonstrate competency in professional communication skills, team work and effective time management, as well as overall client management.

Further unit of study information


Lectures, Tuesday to Friday orientation week only. Clinical Tuesday-Friday minimum 12 client hours, approximately 12 prep hours, 12 weekly group supervision meetings, 12 hours for support and mentoring required per semester


Clinical competency assessment (100%) and - orientation (0% barrier task), clinical meetings, other required paperwork (0% barrier task) and TAM duty (0% barrier task)


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)
Mentoring Handbook (available on the Learning Management System (LMS)))
Academic lecture materials relevant to the caseload(s)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CSCD3082 and CSCD3089



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.