Achieve your ultimate academic goals with your Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Specialization, at University of the Rockies, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This degree prepares you to apply for licensure as psychologists in certain states, which allows for independent practice as major providers of mental health services. This degree follows the Practitioner-Scholar Model, training you to be a mental health practitioner first, and a scholar/scientist second.
In this program, you are exposed to a broad range of therapeutic approaches and techniques. The program does not follow a singular theoretical model of therapy, but allows you to gain knowledge and skills across therapeutic approaches. You will complete coursework in psychological foundations, psychopathology, assessment, interventions, consultation, diversity, and research methods.
Upon completion of the Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Specialization, formal educational requirements for licensure as a psychologist in the State of Colorado will be fulfilled. The emphasis of the Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Specialization is actual clinical experience in psychotherapy.
The Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Specialization does not have specialized accreditation. In certain states, specialized accreditation is a requirement for state licensure. Please refer to www.ceunit.com/psychologistsstateboards.htm for individual state licensure requirements.
Please note: A criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining state licensure. Please refer to individual state boards of psychology for additional information relating to licensure requirements.
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