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The University of Nevada, Reno is clinical psychology doctoral program accredited by the American Psychological Association and has been since 1972. The next accreditation site visit is scheduled for March 2013.

The program is also a member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science.

 

Mission: Goals

The Clinical Psychology Program at UNR is accredited by the American Psychological Association and is a charter member of the Academy of Clinical Science. We seek to train doctoral level clinical scientists who have a thorough grounding in research and scholarly activities, can develop and utilize scientific knowledge, are skilled in using their critical thinking and analytic tools in problem formulation and solution generation, and have a thoroughly developed repertoire of professional competencies, including applied skills.

Misson: Objectives

The program emphasizes creative research and applications of psychological principles to a broad range of applied problems. The program’s objectives are that scholars, faculty and students alike, make significant contributions in the areas of research methodology, treatment development, outcomes research, program development, program evaluation and quality improvement, training, supervision, technology transfer, basic behavioral research, and philosophy of science. The program values these behaviors, regardless of the setting in which they occur.

Mission: Competencies

Competencies evolve as new the field moves into new domains. Some competencies are universal and include:

These competencies do not comprise a complete list. As technology evolves and the field articulates with other areas of our culture and society and its institutions, new competencies should and will emerge.

Contacting the APA Commission on Accrediation

In accordance with the guidelines from the APA Commission on Accreditation, we want students to know that they may contact the committee at the Education Directorate, American Psychological Association, 750 First St. NE, Washington DC, 20002-4242, phone (202) 336-5979, http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/.