Professional Development for Provisional Psychologists


Provisional Psychologist Hub offers an extensive range of Professional Development designed specifically for Provisional Psychologists entering Psychological Practice for the first time or those looking to refresh their skills and knowledge and meet their professional development requirements. 

With over 100 professional development workshops we have a range of subscriptions and stand alone workshops available to suit everyone.

120 Hours Professional Development
(up front) 

Access our complete suite of 120 hours professional development including webinars, quizzes, self reflection and downloadable resources.

Complete e-seminars in the order of your choice, at your pace. Develop your knowledge as you grow in your role while being able to complete and revise workshops as you need them. 

$1,199.00 flat fee

Professional Development Subscription
(monthly)

Monthly subscriptions are a cost effective way to complete our full suite of 120 hours professional development  including webinars, quizzes, self reflection and downloadable resources. 

New workshops every 2 weeks are designed to be delivered in a set order and develop your knowledge as you grow in your role. 

$59.95 per month

Subscription Upgrade:

3 months fast forward

Are you enjoying your professional development subscription but keen to jump ahead or do your workshops in a different order.

 

 

This upgrade will move you forward 3 months while you continue to get new workshops every 2 weeks. 

$170.00 (save 5%)

Subscription Upgrade: 

6 months fast forward

Are you enjoying your professional development subscription but keen to jump ahead or do your workshops in a different order.

This upgrade will move you forward 6 months while you continue to get new workshops every 2 weeks. 

$320.00 (save 10%)

Subscription Upgrade: 

12 months fast forward

Are you enjoying your professional development subscription but keen to jump ahead or do your workshops in a different order.

This upgrade will move you forward 12 months while you continue to get new workshops every 2 weeks. 

$648.00 (save 10%)

Month to Month Subscriptions

Month to month subscriptions are a cost effective way to complete the professional development suite in full with workshops every 2 weeks designed to be delivered in a set order and grow your knowledge as you grow in your role.

If you find yourself wanting to jump ahead we have fast forward options so you can quickly gain access to workshops that you would ordinarily wait 3, 6, 12 or up to 18 months to have access to. 

The First 6 Months

The first 6 months of Professional Development for Provisional Psychologists is all about building a strong foundation for your psychological practice. We will start with introduction workshops into ethics and confidentiality before we start navigating your initial semi structured interviews and what role you need to play to ensure you gather the right information to create a pathway to success. This first 6 months features some of our most popular workshops on case notes and cognitive assessment. 

 
 
 
 

Week 1 Getting Setup for Success and Self Care
Week 1 Navigating Your Provisional Psychologist Hub
Week 1 Ethics Part 1: Informed Consent
Week 2 Ethics Part 2: Young People, Informed Consent and Separated Families
Week 3 Parenting Orders
Week 4 Ethics Part 3: Confidentiality
Week 6 Initial Semi Structured Interviews
Week 8 Case Formulation
Week 10 Treatment Planning
Week 12 Introduction to Counselling
Week 14 Clinical Skills: Case Notes
Week 14 Writing Case Notes
Week 16 Suicidal Behaviour in Clients Management and Prevention: Foundational Knowledge
Week 16 Suicidal Behaviour in Clients Management and Prevention: Engaging the Suicidal Person
Week 18 Suicidal Behaviour in Clients Management and Prevention: Risk Factors/ Warning Signs
Week 20 Suicidal Behaviour in Clients Management and Prevention: Practice of Person Centred Risk Assessment 
Week 20 Suicidal Behaviour in Clients Management and Prevention: Safety Planning and Documentation
Week 22 Cognitive Assessment: The Basics
Week 24 Cognitive Assessment: Administration
Week 26 Cognitive Assessment: Spoiling Subtests and Testing Observations

The Second 6 Months

Now that you have built a strong foundation and have almost completed your workshops on cognitive assessment, you are ready to dig deeper into a diverse range of intervention strategies, treatment models and common disorders. You will meet author and Psychologist Phil Watts who will help you navigate ethical practice in the legal world when your psychological practice starts to cross into the court system in Australia. 

 
 
 
 

Week 28 Cognitive Assessment: Interpreting Cognitive Profiles
Week 30 Case Reports
Week 32 Clinical Skills: Professional Boundaries
Week 34 Ethical Practice in a Legal World
Week 36 Clinical Skills: Agenda Setting
Week 38 Six Session Treatment Model: Anxiety
Week 40 Six Session Treatment Model: Substance Use
Week 42 Six Session Treatment Model: Depression
Week 44 Introduction to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (TFCBT)
Week 46 Treating Trauma in Adults
Week 48 Working with Children at Risk of Harm: Responding to Disclosures
Week 50 Working with Children at Risk of Harm: Strategies for Problem Sexual Behaviour
Week 52 Working with Children at Risk of Harm: Teaching protective behaviours

The Third 6 Months

By now you have completed over 60 hours of professional development webinars, readings, activities and self reflection journals and you are entering the second year of your subscription. This next 6 months is going to focus on CFT, ACT and a range of common disorders you have likely started to gain exposure to in your everyday practice. The highlight of this sequence of learning is the 4 part series on Autism Spectrum Disorder delivered over 8 weeks. 

 
 
 
 

Week 54 Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Foundations
Week 56 Autism Spectrum Disorder: Girls with ASD
Week 58 Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Introduction to the Diagnosis of ASD
Week 60 Autism Spectrum Disorder: Interventions
Week 62 Eating Disorders: Aetiology and Diagnoses
Week 64 Eating Disorders: Treatment and Management
Week 66 Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Week 68 Introduction to Compassion Focussed Therapy
Week 70 Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) as a Clinical Approach
Week 72 Surviving the Witness Box
Week 74 Cognitive Assessment: Interpreting profiles for Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Week 76 Neurodiversity
Week 78 Aging and Dementia

The Fourth 6 Months

This next 6 months introduces some complex treatment models and explores the important treatment model of Schema Therapy. With a 6 part series on focused on Schema Therapy over 12 weeks these workshops are some of our most requested. Between treatment models and intervention strategies you will find another great workshop from Phil Watts in addition to workshops from Career Coach and Psychologist Sharon Sweeney as we start to prepare you for your first role as a psychologist. By week 104 you will have completed over 120 hours of professional development. 

 
 
 
 

Week 80 Mental Health Disorders and Cognition
Week 82 Bipolar Disorder
Week 84 Introduction to Metacognitive Therapy
Week 86 Introduction to Schema Therapy
Week 88 Communicating Schema Therapy and the Mode Model in the Early Sessions
Week 90 Schema Therapy: Confronting the Inner Critic
Week 92 Schema Therapy for Anxiety and Worry
Week 94 Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder
Week 96 Schema Therapy for Chronic Depression
Week 98 Medicolegal Reports
Week 100 Writing Reports for Court
Week 102 Preparing for General Registration: Part 1
Week 104 Preparing for General Registration: Part 2