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  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
2007-2008 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Postdoctoral Respecialization in Clinical and/or School Psychology


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Professor O’Brien, Director, (516) 463-5634, Richard.M.O’Brien@hofstra.edu

This program offers psychologists with doctoral degrees in areas other than clinical and school psychology the opportunity to respecialize in clinical and school psychology so that they may ethically practice in these areas. Respecialization candidates are given programs that meet the APA guidelines which require that psychologists who wish to change their service specialty, or add an additional area of applied specialization must meet the same requirements with respect to subject matter and professional skills that apply to doctoral training in the new specialty. The program of each candidate is individualized and all credit is given for relevant course work and requirements that have been satisfied previously.

Admission Requirements



  1. A doctorate in psychology in an area other than clinical, counseling or school psychology from an accredited university.
  2. Evidence of academic excellence.
  3. A personal interview to determine that the program and the applicant’s professional goals are congruent.
  4. Evidence that the state recognizes the doctorate as psychology for licensure purposes.

Graduation Requirements



Successful completion of the same requirements as those required of the students in the Ph.D. Program in Clinical and School Psychology. Credit is given for relevant course work and requirements that have been satisfied previously. See General University Information for complete doctoral information.

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