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Program Goals

The Research and Clinical Training (RCT) Stream’s fundamental objective is to train scientist-practitioners skilled in core competencies surrounding the pursuit of scientific knowledge and the provision of psychological services. In line with this mission, students are expected to meet the following objectives:

Goal 1: Develop Proficiency in Scientific Research

Goal 2: Develop Competence in Psychological Assessment and Diagnostic Skills

Goal 3: Develop Competence in Psychological Intervention Skills

Goal 4: Develop Knowledge of Ethics and Professional Issues

Goal 5: Develop Knowledge of Issues related to Diversity and Individual Differences