College of Health Sciences

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Aims

Clinical Psychology Program

The Program's overall goal is to educate and train students in the practitioner-scholar training model for the practice of clinical psychology. In service of this goal the Program has four broad educational aims:

  1. Students acquire theoretical and scientific knowledge in the entry-level practice of clinical psychology working with diverse individuals and groups.
  2. Students develop and utilize a strong set of clinical skills, behaviors, and attitudes that reflect the highest ethical and professional standards in the entry-level practice of clinical psychology working with diverse individuals and groups.
  3. Students engage in research and evaluation, contribute to the body of knowledge, and evaluate clinical outcomes using empirically based information and methods.
  4. Students develop an appreciation for the value of interdisciplinary collaboration and practice and are able to work effectively with professionals from other healthcare disciplines.