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Student Medical & Counseling Clinic

Training Goals and Objectives

Goal #1 • Goal #2 • Goal #3


Goal #1: To train psychologists with entry level clinical skills

Objective 1:  To develop competency in clinical assessment and diagnosis

Objective 2:  To develop individual therapy skills

Objective 3:  To develop group therapy skills

Objective 4:  To develop crisis stabilization skills

Objective 5:  To develop skills necessary for designing and providing consultation and outreach to a university population

Objective 6:  To introduce basic methods of program evaluation

Objective 7:  To teach theories of clinical supervision


Goal #2: To train entry-level psychologists who exhibit the self-knowledge, attitudes, professional knowledge and skills for effective and ethical professional practice

Objective 1:  To increase practical/applied knowledge and application of ethical, legal and practice guidelines as well as scholarly literature

Objective 2:  To increase professional development and enhance professional identification

Objective 3:  To make the transition from the role of student/intern to that of an entry-level psychologist


Goal #3:  To train entry-level psychologists who demonstrate multicultural competence in their professional work

Objective 1:  To increase comprehension of knowledge domain of APA’s Multicultural Competencies Guidelines

Objective 2:  To increase knowledge of the skills domain of APA’s Multicultural Counseling Competencies

Objective 3:  To increase knowledge of the awareness domain of APA’s Multicultural Counseling Competencies