2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Aug 01, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 8002 - Foundations for Graduate Study in Clinical Psychology


(5 cr.) Students in this course are introduced to Walden University and to the profession of clinical psychology. A foundation for success in online education and for academic and professional success as a scholar-practitioner and social change agent is provided. Students have an overview of the mission and vision of Walden, the student’s program of study, and tools for success in the online program in the beginning of the course. The remainder of the course is a systematic introduction to clinical psychology as a profession. Topics include varieties of clinical practice, professional competencies, ethical and multicultural competencies, emerging issues, and organizations within the profession and clinical psychology. Course assignments focus on practical application of writing and critical-thinking skills, self-reflection, and promotion of professional and academic excellence.



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