:: Psychopharmacology Practicum
05/19/2014 - 08/04/2014
Pre: Acceptance into the program. Co-req: PHPS 604, 605.
Students will participate in a psychopharmacology practicum for eight hours per week for at least one-year. The total amount of hours per year is at least 400 hours. They will be supervised by a qualified clinical practitioner with demonstrated skills and experience in clinical psychopharmacology in accordance with the prevailing jurisdictional law. Clinical supervision will be for one hour per week or one hour per eight hours of patient contact. Students will be actively involved in consultation with physicians and/or appropriately credentialed psychologists regarding prescribing of psychoactive medications. The Clinical Psychopharmacology Practicum components will be consistent with APA Recommendations. The Psychopharmacology Practicum courses will require students to demonstrate competence in medication therapy management specific to psychopathology. Students will present cases from this practicum in the Advanced Psychopharmacology I and II courses taught concurrently. At the end of the training program, a capstone competency evaluation will be completed. Students will need to arrange their own practicum according to the guidelines listed in the course syllabus.
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