Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research (CSPR)

CSPR Handbook
A guide to the CSPR Area.

Practicum Handbook
A guide to practicums, including practicum site information.

University Resources
A guide to academic, cultural, and University services.

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Calendar

Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research Calendar
Program dates, deadlines, and events.

Current Course Syllabi

PSY 8620: Clinical Psychology Practicum Syllabus
This syllabus includes instructor contact information and mandatory meeting dates. It is updated every semester.

PSY 8613: Clinical Seminar Series Syllabus (Previously 8960)
This annually updated syllabus includes instructor contact information and speaker presentation dates. 

Fellowships

David T. Lykken Travel Award Application
APCS students can apply for up to $1,250.00 toward the cost of travel to a scientific conference provided they are first author on a presentation at the meeting.  Students can apply to this fund more than once a year, and the funds are available in addition to other funding the student may receive.

All application materials, including thank-you letters, should be sent to the CSPR Program Assistant, Darian Schwietz, at Elliott N420 or [email protected]

Norman and Edith Garmezy Fellowship Application
Each year the Norman and Edith Garmezy Fellowship is awarded to one APCS student based on a record of excellence in psychological clinical science. This award is for approximately $2500 and may not be received more than once.

Applications may be submitted November 1st, 2020 through November 27th, 2020.

Course Registration / Permission Numbers

Contact Information for Permission Numbers
Gives students information on who to contact for permission numbers when they are registering for courses.

Progress Evaluations

Annual Progress Evaluation Form
As of Spring 2019, we are now utilizing a new cumulative process for your annual review.  Each student will have a Google Drive folder shared with them entitled “Last Name Annual Review”.

Mid-Year Progress Report
Used to evaluate a student's progress throughout their first year in the CSPR program.

Student Status Update
Utilized during the time to mid-year progress reports to update the Clinical Office about the progress of CSPR students who are beyond their first year in the program. 

Practicum

How to Register and Work at a Practicum Site
Contains the steps that a student must complete in order to register and work at a practicum site.

  • Note: These steps must be completed for each site that a student is working at during a given semester.

Immunizations: To protect the health of its patients and employees, some practicum sites may require students to provide a verification of your immunizations. To comply with this requirement, please complete the Immunization Form.

Practicum Evaluation Form
Every term, this is completed by site supervisors to evaluate their student's performance at their practicum.

Practicum Site Evaluation Survey
Used by students to evaluate and share their experiences at practicum sites.

Practicum Site Evaluation Survey (Responses)
Responses from the Practicum Site Evaluation Survey
Note: To view the survey responses, you must log in with your Internet ID.

Practicum Site Database
Used by active students to aid them in choosing a practicum site.

Internship

APPIC Directory
The online APPIC directory of internship programs. To use it, select internship under 'Program Type' and enter your search terms in the fields provided. Each entry for internship programs in the directory includes useful information -- including minimum required clinical hours.

Sharing Internship Application Documents
If you would like to share your internship application essays and cover letter(s) with future CSPR cohorts, please upload those files here.

  • To View Shared Internship Application Documents: Contact the Program Assistant to gain access to the file.
  • Note: To view the documents, you must log in with your Internet ID.

Previous Internship Site Matches
For a list of internship sites that students have previously matched to, please click the link above.

Navigating the Internship Application Process
This chapter, written by UNC DCT Dr. Mitch Prinstein, is an excellent resource for navigating the internship application process. It is particularly helpful to read before preparing your essays. Dr. Prinstein also offers video tutorials on writing internship essays and interviewing, which can be found http://mitch.web.unc.edu/professional-development/.

Graduation

Intended Month of Graduation
Used by students to understand when to submit their Application for Degree based on their intended graduation month.

Exit Checklist
Explains steps that students need to take after they have successfully defended their dissertation or are leaving the University.

Miscellaneous

Suggestion, Comment, Complaint Form
A digital version of our comment box is located outside N418.