This micro-credential will provide students with a background in psychology, speech pathology, social work, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, nursing, medicine and other relevant disciplines with an opportunity to receive group supervision on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) cases.
This micro-credential is suited to clinicians who have had prior FASD training, and have a current FASD caseload.
Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, you will receive:
- One PD Points
- A Certificate of Achievement
- A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
- Delivery mode
- Course dates
- Courses will be commencing in April or July 2024. Complete the EOI form if you would like to be contacted when registrations for 2024 micro-credentials are open.
- This micro-credential will have three (3) x 2 hour online peer group supervision sessions across the course, and students are expected to deliver a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) case presentation at one of the sessions. Students are also expected to submit two short logbook summaries of FASD cases, which will be assessing the students ability to develop appropriate FASD case formulations and recommendations.
- Academic lead
- Associate Professor Carmela Pestell and Dr Grace Tan
- $725 inc. GST
- Critical information summary
- PSYCM503 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Supervision [PDF 244KB]
Demonstrate competency in FASD case formulation within a multidisciplinary team context
Demonstrate skills in developing appropriate recommendations for individuals that have undergone a FASD assessment
Demonstrate case presentation skills in a multidisciplinary team context
Why study this course?
Students completing this micro-credential will receive online group peer supervision led and moderated by Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist A/Prof Carmela Pestell and Clinical Psychologist (Registrar) Dr Kirsten Panton. Through supervision, students will have an opportunity to discuss the complexities involved Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) assessment and diagnosis with other passionate health professionals, and according to current diagnostic guidelines.
Who should study this course?
Individuals entering this course will be expected to have:
- A bachelor's, postgraduate degree or equivalent in speech pathology, social work, occupational therapy, physiotherapy,
nursing or medicine, as recognised by UWA; or
- An accredited bachelor's honours degree in psychology, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
- Registration with the professional body of the relevant specialisation, as recognised by UWA
Recommended prior knowledge
- Completed the Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and
Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (cc: 73260); or
- Micro-credential on History and Basic Characteristics of Fetal
Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (PSYCM501); or
- Micro-credential on Considerations for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder diagnosis (PSYCM502); or
- Completed other relevant prior FASD studies
Expressions of Interest
Expressions of Interest for 2024 registrations are now open.