PSYC 090. Field Placement in Clinical Psychology
Course previously titled Practicum in Clinical Psychology. An opportunity for advanced psychology students to gain supervised experience in off-campus clinical settings. Requirements include 8 hours per week in an off-campus placement, weekly meetings to discuss placement experiences and relevant readings, and a major term paper. Students are expected to have clinical contact with clients/patients and to have an on-site supervisor. Students are responsible for arranging a placement, in consultation with the instructor in advance of the semester. Students applying for this course must have at least a B average in psychology. Contact the instructor for details and an application form. When taken in the senior year, this course fulfills the comprehensive requirement in psychology. Students who plan to take PSYC 090 to fulfill the senior comprehensive requirement in the Spring Semester must apply by May 1 of the prior year.
To Apply for a spot in PSYC 090, please fill out this link . Enrollment is limited to seniors and juniors. If the course over-enrolls, priority is given to senior majors and special majors.
This course may not be taken as pass/fail.
Prerequisite: PSYC 001 and PSYC 038 or PSYC 041
Eligible for CBL
Spring 2018. Krause.
Spring 2019. Staff.
Spring 2020. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Psychology
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/psychology