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Clinical Graduate Courses

 ALL PSYC 899 Master's Thesis Research  
 ALL PSYC 999 Doctoral Thesis Research  
 ALL PSYC 801* Design of Experiments Topics include: The logic of the test for significance and controversies concerning it; ANOVA and its underlying linear model for between- subject, within-subject and split-plot designs; orthogonal comparisons for trend analysis and for special contrasts; restricted randomization and the randomized-block design; partial confounding in latin-squares; balancing conditions against trend; hierarchical designs; ANOVA and multiple correlation; designs including organismic variables; random- effect models and the fixed-effect fallacy; data transformations and non-parametric tests. Fall; lectures (3 hrs) and tutorials (1½ hrs). 
ALL
PSYC 802*
Introduction to Multivariate Analysis
Topics include: History of Multivariate Techniques, Matrix Algebra, Data Assumptions and Preparation, Multiple Regression, Canonical Correlation, Multivariate Analysis of Variance, and Discriminant Function Analysis. Winter; lectures (3 hrs) and tutorials (1½ hrs).
ALL
PSYC 825*
Pro-seminar in Psychology
(half-course offered over F/W)
This course runs both fall and winter and includes research reports presented by both faculty and graduate students. The course may be counted toward course requirements when approved by the respective Program Chair. Seminar (2 hrs)
ALL
PSYC 975*
Applied Internship I
Students may arrange for one or two terms of supervised applied training outside of the department. Internships will be individually arranged to further the development of each student's program. Student's will submit a list of objectives before the plan is approved, and a report of progress at the end of the term.
ALL
PSYC 976*
Applied Internship II
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CLIN PSYC 805*
Introductory Assessment 
These courses constitute an introduction to the practical aspects of clinical assessment. In PSYC-805* students are given skills training and practice in the use of tests of adult intelligence, memory and vocational counseling. In PSYC-806* the emphasis is on tests of children's intelligence, learning and affect. Fall and winter (2 hrs)
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PSYC 806*
Introductory Assessment
See Above 
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PSYC 809*
Child-Adolescent Clinical Psychology
Provides an overview of normal and abnormal development from conception to adolescence. Presentations balance theoretical controversies, basic research, and practical applications surrounding development principles considered in both the promotion of competence and the prevention/treatment of disorder. (2½ hrs)
CLIN
PSYC 827*
Adult Clinical Psychology
In PSYC-827* major areas of adult psychopathology are emphasized including anxiety and mood disorders, schizophrenia and personality dis orders. Fall or Winter (2½ hrs) 
CLIN PSYC 829*
Ethical & Professional Issues
Designed to raise students' awareness of ethical principles and expose them to issues and perspectives related to their training as professionals. Seminar (2 hrs) 
CLIN
PSYC 838*
Introductory Clinical Practica
Students choose two practica from a variety of applied settings. These experiences are designed to introduce students to functioning in a clinical setting. Fall and winter (one day per wk for a total of 120 hrs per course) 
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PSYC 839*
Introductory Clinical Practica
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PSYC 847*
Theory, Treatment & Process
Students are given an introduction to the major theories and basic skills involved in interviewing, cognitive-behavioural therapy, and therapeutic processes. Course content balances theoretical controversies, basic research, and practical applications. A blend of classroom instruction, videotaped interviews, observation, modeling, feedback and supervised practice is used. (3 hours)
CLIN
PSYC 858*
Introductory Intervention Skills Practicum
Offered at Health, Counselling and Disability Services. Provides training in interviewing, assessment and intervention skills needed in dealing with the wide range of clinical, learning, and career problems encountered by university students. Spring (35 hrs total). This course is a prerequisite for practica at Health, Counselling and Disability Services. 
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PSYC 878*
Research Skills/Program Evaluation
Students are given the opportunity to broaden research skills through practical tasks such as preparing a grant proposal, designing a programme evaluation and critically reviewing research grants and articles. (2½ hrs)
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PSYC 910*
Advanced Assessment
In PSYC-910* principles of psychological test construction, and procedures underlying psychological assessment, with particular emphasis on personality assessment are given advanced treatment. Fall and winter (2 hrs) 
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PSYC 957* Advanced Therapy I
Students will learn skills required for conducting therapy using approaches other than Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. (e.g., Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression (Klerman model), Systemic Family Therapy).  A blend of classroom instruction, videotaped therapy sessions, observation, modeling, feedback and supervised practice is used. The approach taught in any given year will depend upon the availability of instructors. (3 hrs)
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PSYC 968*
Health Psychology I
These courses explore various problems associated with the areas of health psychology and behavioral medicine. The focus will vary depending on the instructor. Topics may include the relationship between stress and disease, health promotion, psychological management of pain, addictive behaviours, sleep disorders, chronic and terminal illness. (2½ hrs) 
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PSYC 969*
Health Psychology II
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PSYC 974*
Advanced Therapy II
Students will learn skills required for conducting therapy using approaches other than Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. (e.g., Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression (Klerman model), Systemic Family Therapy). A blend of classroom instruction, videotaped therapy sessions, observation, modeling, feedback and supervised practice is used.  The approach taught in any given year will depend upon the availability of instructors. (3 hrs)
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PSYC 989*
Advanced Clinical Practice
Give students supervised experience in all aspects of clinical practice, including: interview and assessment, treatment, report writing, interprofessional communication and consultation, and professional development. (8 hrs per wk for a total of 120 hrs per course) 
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PSYC 990*
Advanced Clinical Practice
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PSYC 991*
Advanced Clinical Practice
Give students supervised experience in all aspects of clinical practice, including: interview and assessment, treatment, report writing, interprofessional communication and consultation, and professional development. (8 hrs per wk for a total of 120 hrs per course)
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PSYC 992*
Advanced Clinical Practice
See Above
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PSYC 993
Clinical Internship
Students in the Clinical Program are required to complete a one-year, full-time internship or its equivalent in an approved setting under the primary supervision of a registered psychologist. This normally will be taken after all course work, comprehensive examinations and Ph.D. thesis are completed. Students who complete all other degree requirements including submission of the final copy of the thesis for binding before starting or during the internship, may apply to change their study status to part-time for the remaining terms of the internship year
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PSYC 994*
Special Topics in Clinical Psychology I
Focus on specific issues within the clinical area. May be offered by visiting scholars or current faculty.
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PSYC 995*
Special Topics in Clinical Psychology II
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