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Required Didactics


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All Tracks

  1. Psychology Didactic Seminar - This course is a weekly special topic series addressing a broad range of theoretical, clinical, and related issues, including diagnosis, special assessment and therapeutic techniques, supervision, evaluation, and consultation in professional practice.
  2. Special Topics Seminar in Psychology - This seminar is a weekly series that covers important topics in psychology that apply across contexts, including multiculturalism, diversity, ethics, legal issues, and professional identity development and practice.
  3. Internship Processing Group - A Psychology faculty member who is not directly involved in the supervision of interns or the administration of the training program facilitates this informal group with all psychology interns monthly. Interns have the opportunity to reflect on their experiences of internship during this group.
  4. Internship Review Meetings - The Training Director facilitates this informal meeting with all psychology interns monthly. Interns have the opportunity to reflect on their experiences of the internship and to voice any concerns. When needed, the Training Director will create a plan of action to address concerns.
Adult Track

  1. Psychiatry Grand Rounds - This series is a weekly conference which includes presentation and discussion of particularly interesting and/or highly illustrative clinical cases and special topics in psychiatry and psychology.
  2. Forensics Didactic Core Curriculum and Expert/Legal Seminars – This is a weekly interdisciplinary series facilitated by the Forensics Division of the Department covering forensics background and historical topics, malingering, criminal law, civil law, child forensic psychiatry, legal regulation of psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, special issues in curriculum, and components specific to correctional psychiatry, as well as report-writing, development of the forensic opinion, and expert witness testimony.