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Practicum Overview

photo of sopp students in a classroomA practicum is supervised, field based training. During practicum students develop their competencies through direct client contact, supervision by experienced psychologists and other clinicians, and consultation with an array of health service providers. Students are exposed to the management and administration of mental health delivery systems. Additionally, practicum provides the opportunity for students to develop the professional and personal attitudes important to the identity of a professional psychologist. The links to the left will direct you to policies for clinical practica or supervised experience and the related practice tutorial.