Ph.D. Program in Clinical-Community Psychology

Offered Jointly by the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the University of Alaska Anchorage

 

 
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Current Students

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.

Overview

Mission Statement

The PhD 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.

Program Goals

Goal #1: The Joint 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 Joint Ph.D. Program Will Prepare Culturally Competent 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 Joint Ph.D. Program Will Prepare Culturally Competent Policy 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.

Program Outcomes Assessment Goals, Objectives, and Benchmarks
Program Objectives and Process Benchmarks

In addition to the above program goals, students will acquire and demonstrate attainment of competencies in the following domains:

              Research
       Ethical and legal standards
       Individual and cultural diversity
       Professional values, attitudes, and behaviors
       Communications and interpersonal skills
       Assessment
       Intervention
       Supervision
       Consultation and interprofessional/interdisciplinary skills

 

 



Current Students

Program Requirements

Graduate Forms

Graduate Resources

 

Fall 2017 Schedule

Fall 2017 Textbooks

Student Handbook

Practicum Opportunities

Example of Conferences

 

 

 

   


University of Alaska Fairbanks
Department of Psychology

P.O. Box 756480
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775

telephone 907.474.7012
fax 907.474.5781

 

University of Alaska Anchorage
Department of Psychology

3211 Providence Drive, SSB 303
Anchorage, Alaska 99508

telephone 907.786.1640
fax 907.786.1669
 

   
  UAF and UAA are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employers and educational institutions.