GOALS & MODEL / DOMAINS, GOALS, AND COMPETENCIES / INTERN EXPECTATIONS


DOMAINS, GOALS, AND COMPETENCIES

Domain 1 – Clinical Skills: Goals within this domain focus on the development of clinical skills and knowledge requisite for independent practice as generalists in the field of psychology.

Goal 1: Interns will achieve competence in the area of Psychological Intervention.

Objectives related to this goal include the achievement of competence in the following:

  • Case conceptualization and treatment planning
  • Implementation of therapeutic interventions
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Therapeutic Skills

Goal 2: Interns will achieve competence in the area of Assessment and Diagnosis.

Objectives related to this goal include the achievement of competence in the following:

  • Diagnostic Skill
  • Instrument selection, administration, and scoring
  • Interpretation
  • Report Writing
  • Communicating Results

Goal 3: Interns will achieve competence in the area of Consultation.

Objectives related to this goal include the achievement of competence in the following:

  • Working within a treatment team
  • Consultation skills
  • Theories and Methods of Consultation

Goal 4: Interns will achieve competence appropriate to their professional developmental level in the area of Providing Supervision.

Objectives related to this goal include the achievement of competence in the following:

  • Supervision skills
  • Theories and Methods of Supervision

Domain 2 - Diversity: Goals within this domain focus on the development of cultural competency through understanding cultural and individual diversity issues, as well as becoming a “diversity aware” practitioner

Goal 5: Interns will achieve competence in the area of Understanding Cultural and Individual Diversity.

Objectives related to this goal include the achievement of competence in the following:

  • Cultural awareness
  • Effects of culture on clinical activities
  • Integration of Science and Practice

Goal 6: Interns will achieve competence in the area of Cultural Competency Skills.

Objectives related to this goal include the achievement of competence in the following:

  • Comfort with cultural diversity
  • Intervention Skills

Domain 3 – Science Practice Integration: Assist in the integration of scientific knowledge, academic learning and training with the actual clinical practice of psychology.

Goal 7: Interns will achieve competence in the area of Science - Practice Integration.

Objectives related to this goal include the achievement of competence in the following:

  • Application of scientific knowledge to practice
  • Program Evaluation

Domain 4 – Professional Identity: Provide interns with the opportunity to grow as practitioners and to develop in the areas of professional identity, ethics, responsibility, and conduct which will contribute to the overall enhancement of the profession.

Goal 8: Interns will achieve competence in the area of Ethical Conduct.

Objectives related to this goal include the achievement of competence in the following:

  • Knowledge of ethical, legal, and professional standards
  • Follows ethical principles and guidelines

Goal 9: Interns will achieve competence in the area of Professionalism..

Objectives related to this goal include the achievement of competence in the following:

  • Professional awareness
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Self awareness
  • Clinical documentation
  • Case Management

Goal 10: Interns will achieve competence in the area of Supervision.

Objectives related to this goal include the achievement of competence in the following:

  • Supervision process
  • Effective use of supervision