For Faculty Members

Course Syllabi

Many faculty members find if useful to view examples of current course syllabi that are being used at other clinical training programs.  If you would like to share a copy of your own syllabus with faculty members from other APCS programs, please send to us to post it here.

Assessment Syllabus Allen 2013

Assessment Syllabus Fuhrman 2014

Assessment Syllabus Grove 2013

Assessment Syllabus Rodebaugh 2013

Intervention Syllabus Teachman 2013

Intervention Syllabus Goodman 2013

Psychopathology/Personality Syllabus Krueger 2014

Psychopathology Syllabus Heller 2013

Psychopathology Syllabus Oltmanns 2013

Psychopathology Syllabus Strauman 2013

Psychopathology Syllabus Vachon 2013

Developmental Psychopathology Syllabus Goodman 2012


Special series of articles on integrating science and practice

The journal Clinical Psychological Science published a series of articles that are concerned with clinical training.  They were developed as part of the Delaware Project, and they are reproduced here.

Introduction to the series

Alan E. Kazdin


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Redefining clinical science training: Purpose and products of the Delaware Project

Varda Shoham, Michael J. Rohrbaugh, Lisa S. Onken, Bruce N. Cuthbert, Ryan M. Beveridge, and Timothy R. Fowles


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Reenvisioning clinical science: Unifying the discipline to improve the public health

Lisa S. Onken, Kathleen M. Carroll, Varda Shoham, Bruce N. Cuthbert, and Melissa Riddle


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The future of Clinical Science Training: New challenges and opportunities

Robert W. Levenson


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Reconceptualizing internship training within the evolving clinical science training model

Marc S. Atkins, Timothy J. Strauman, Jill M. Cyranowski, and Gregory G. Kolden


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Odd couple? Reenvisioning the relation between science and practice in the dissemination-implementation era

John R. Weisz, Mei Yi Ng, and Sarah Kate Bearman


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PCSAS is an independent, non-profit body incorporated in December 2007 to provide rigorous, objective, and empirically based accreditation of Ph.D. programs in psychological clinical science (the terms psychological clinical science and scientific clinical psychology are used interchangeably).
There are a multitude of reasons why APS is vital to you and to the science of psychology. From our advocacy efforts to our acclaimed scientific journals to our promotion of the education of psychology, APS is working hard to ensure the vitality and the advancement of psychology as a science.
The Delaware Project aims to redefine psychological clinical science training in ways that emphasize continuity across a spectrum of research activities concerned with (a) basic mechanisms of psychopathology and behavior change, (b) intervention generation and refinement, (c) intervention efficacy and effectiveness...