Ph.D. Program in Clinical-Community Psychology
Offered Jointly by the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the University of Alaska Anchorage
A teach-out plan has been developed and approved to support students in the UAF-UAA joint program with completing their degrees. See your advisor for your individual Teach-Out Planning Agreement.
The Ph.D. Program in Clinical-Community Psychology is designed to create scientist- practitioners who join theory, practice, and research to meet the behavioral health needs and to improve the wellbeing of Alaskan, rural, circumpolar, and culturally diverse peoples and communities. The program integrates clinical and community psychology and focuses on applications of rural, Indigenous, and cultural psychology for the benefit of all people.
Goal #1: The Ph.D. Program Will Prepare Culturally Competent Scientists. Program graduates will demonstrate culturally grounded knowledge and skills in scientific inquiry. They will value research and evaluation as important components of their professional identity. They will demonstrate competency in using their research and evaluation skills to disseminate new knowledge and inform clinical and community practice.
Goal #2: The Ph.D. Program Will Prepare Culturally Competent Clinical-Community Practitioners. Program graduates will demonstrate culturally grounded knowledge and skills in rural clinical-community practice. They will value integrated clinical-community psychology as an important component of their professional identity. They will demonstrate competence in developing and implementing culturally relevant prevention and intervention efforts and programs.
Goal #3: The Ph.D. Program Will Prepare Culturally Competent Community and Social Change Facilitators. Program graduates will demonstrate culturally grounded knowledge and skills relevant to social and healthcare solutions. They will value social justice as an important component of their professional identity. They will have the competency to facilitate policy and social change.
In addition to the above program goals, students will acquire and demonstrate attainment of competencies in the following domains:
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