Clinical Training

Clinical Training

DCT Training Manual 2015.
Parts of this manual were originally created for CUDCP by Daniel W. McNeil, et al, West Virginia University, and revised by Sheila Woody, University of British Columbia, January, 2008. Adapted for NCSPP use, August 2008, 2010 with changes and additions by NCSPP members; adopted by Sheryn T. Scott, Azusa Pacific University, at the time, chair of NCSPP Clinical Training Committee.  Revised in 2015 with major changes and additions by NCSPP; adopted by Randall C. Wyatt, current chair of the NCSPP Clinical Training Committee.


Expectation and Actuality in Clinical Psychology Practica: Students’ Perspective by Steven M. Gross, Antioch New England Graduate School.

National Council of Schools and Programs in Professional Psychology (NCSPP) Draft Practicum Guidelines
Draft Document Approved at the 2009 Midwinter Conference.


Psychology Internship Development Toolkit by Council of Chairs of Training Councils (CCTC). Sharon Berry, Ph.D., Clark D. Campbell, Ph.D. (Chair), Kathlyn Daily, Ph.D., Luli Emmons, Ph.D., Catherine Grus, Ph.D., Philinda Hutchings, Ph.D., Lorraine Mangione, Ph.D., Roberta Nutt, Ph.D., & Wayne Siegel, Ph.D.

Unique Internship Structures that Expand Training Opportunities by Lorraine Mangione (Chair), Leon VandeCreek, Luli Emmons, John McIlvried, Douglas W. Carpenter, and Lavita Nadkarni. (Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 37(4), 416-422)

Expanding Internship Models: Half-time, Captive, Consortia, and Others byLorraine Mangione, Ph.D., Leon VandeCreek, Ph.D., Luli Emmons, Ph.D., Lavita Nadkarni, Ph.D., John McIlvried, Ph.D., Doug Carpenter, Psy.D., and Emil Rodolfa, Ph.D.

Council of Chairs of Training Councils (CCTC) voluntary guidelines for communication

Developing an exclusively affiliated internship: A novel approach to internship training by Cornish, J., Smith-Acuña, S., & Nadkarni, L. (2005).

Half-time doctoral internship programs in university counseling centers:
advantages and disadvantages
(2000) by J. A. Erickson Cornish, H. J. Roehlke, & K. R. Boggs. (Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 31(3), 349-350).

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