Health Emphasis

Students undertaking a health emphasis will focus on health issues as might be relevant to mental health and clinical psychology (e.g., chronic pain) in both practicum experience and dissertation topic. A minimum of 500 hours of clinical practicum experience in health related settings is required. Course requirements include:

Choose 8 units from the following courses (note these may be substituted with approval from the Emphasis Director):

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Forensic Emphasis

Students undertaking a forensic emphasis will focus on issues of criminal and civil justice as might be relevant to mental health and clinical psychology, in both practicum experience and dissertation topic. A minimum of 500 hours of clinical practicum training is required. Course requirements include:

Choose 8 units from the following courses (note these may be substituted with approval from the Emphasis Director):

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Ecosystemic Child Emphasis

Students undertaking a child emphasis will focus on issues of children and their families as might be relevant to mental health and clinical psychology, in both practicum experience and dissertation topic. A minimum of 1000 hours of practicum experience with children and families is required. Course requirements include:

Choose 8 units from the following electives (note these may be substituted with the approval from the Emphasis Director):

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Electives

In addition to the primary emphases, the Fresno PhD program is committed to offering a broad array of elective courses reflecting theory, assessment, and intervention across a variety of systems, with a particular emphasis on multicultural and diversity issues to prepare students for professional practice in a pluralistic society.

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