The Psy.D. Program in Clinical Psychology is grounded in the scholar/practitioner model with training that underscores the integration of theory and research. The program teaches a variety of theoretical perspectives, emphasizing a developmental understanding of human behavior. The program seeks to establish strong foundations for critical thinking. A commitment to ethical principles, with an appreciation of issues of diversity, service and social justice is a core component of the program.
- To develop competent clinicians whose work is guided by empirical research and scholarly inquiry.
- To develop the ability for analysis, synthesis and evaluation of issues related to the practice of clinical psychology.
- To develop clinical skills that are founded on the integration of theory and research.
- To foster an understanding of the developmental perspectives that underlie human behavior.
- To develop professionals whose work is guided by knowledge and application of ethical principles.
- To instill an appreciation of human diversity and integrate this understanding into clinical work, research and practice.
- To advance a commitment to social justice and service.