Dec 08, 2021  
2016-2017 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Postdoctoral Respecialization in Clinical and/or School Psychology


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Professor Schare, Director, 516-463-5009

This program offers psychologists with doctoral degrees in areas other than clinical and school psychology the opportunity to respecialize in clinical and/or 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 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 New York state recognizes the doctorate as psychology for licensure purposes, if applicable.

Graduation Requirements


Successful completion of the same requirements as those required of the students in the PhD program in Clinical Psychology  or the PsyD Program in School-Community 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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