2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Dec 05, 2021  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 8002L - Foundations for Graduate Study in Clinical Psychology


(5 cr.) This course is an introduction to Walden University and to the profession of clinical psychology. Students receive a foundation for success in online education and for academic and professional success as scholar-practitioners and social change agents. The beginning of the course provides an overview of the mission and vision of Walden, the student’s program of study, and tools for success in the online program. The remainder of the course provides 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. Through course assignments, students focus on practical applications of writing and critical-thinking skills, self-reflection, and promotion of professional and academic excellence.



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