The doctoral program in clinical psychology at WSPP is
organized around principles inspired by the Vail Conference, but also reflects
some values (e.g. personalized mentorship relationships) unique to our identity
as a small, independent, non-profit graduate program. The application of these
principles to a diverse clinical population through the integration of
didactic, practicum, and service experiences in the context of personalized,
mentorship relationships characterizes the essence of our approach to graduate
Objective 1.a: Students will demonstrate understanding of the foundations of behavior.
Objective 1.b: Students will demonstrate understanding of the scientific, methodological, and theoretical foundations of practice in clinical psychology
Objective 2.a: Students will demonstrate awareness of the personal attributes they bring to their professional work.
Objective 2.b: Students will engage in effective interpersonal relationships.
Objective 2.c: Students will develop knowledge of diversity issues and their relevance to clinical practice.
Objective 3.a: Students will be competent in assessment.
Objective 3.b: Students will be competent in intervention.
Objective 3.c: Students will be competent in understanding research concepts and applying them to clinical issues.
Objective 4.a: Students will be ethical professionals.
Objective 4.b: Students will be competent in consultation.
Objective 4.c: Students will be competent in management.
Objective 4.d: Students will be competent in supervision.
Objective 5.a: Students will use their professional skills for community service