Through intensive supervised experience, augmented by classroom learning and a supportive network of peers, the Yale Predoctoral Internship Program in Clinical and Community Psychology strives to consistently achieve the following goals and objectives:
Promote the competency development of predoctoral fellows in providing psychological services, with an aim that each fellow will achieve an intermediate to advanced level of knowledge, skill, and ability.
Objective 1: Each fellow will develop an intermediate to advanced level of competency in assessment and diagnosis.
Objective 2: Each fellow will develop an intermediate to advanced level of competency in prevention and intervention.
Objective 3: Each fellow will develop an intermediate to advanced level of competency in consultation.
Objective 4: Each fellow will develop an intermediate to advanced level of competency in evaluation.
Promote the leadership development of fellows, enhancing their ability to positively influence the fields of clinical and community psychology; locally, regionally, and nationally.
Objective 1: Support the development of fellows’ scholarship in the areas of research, clinical care, and/or teaching.
Objective 2: Increase the fellows’ understanding of the concept of leadership and leadership roles.
Objective 3: Increase the ability of fellows to effectively use and provide supervision, including peer supervision.
Objective 4: Promote the ability of fellows to work in complex systems of care and collaborate with other disciplines.
Promote the career development of fellows, facilitating an informed choice about their next steps professionally.
Objective 1: Increase the fellows’ awareness of career options and post-internship opportunities.
Objective 2: Support fellows in searching for and securing a post-internship position.