Postdoctoral Fellowship

Expected Competencies

Postdoctoral fellows will be expected to develop competence in areas defined by APA (2011) as essential for entry to practice in the field of psychology, as well as competence in areas specific to practice in counseling center settings.

Foundational competencies:
Professionalism
Individual and cultural diversity
Ethical legal standards and policy
Reflective practice/self-assessment/self-care
Relationships
Scientific knowledge and methods
Research/evaluation

Functional competencies:
Evidence-based practice
Assessment
Intervention
Outreach/psychoeducation
Interdisciplinary systems

Postdoctoral fellows will further be expected to develop competence in areas identified by APA (2014) as essential for psychology practice in primary care settings, which are appropriate to their role as Behavioral Health Consultants at Student Health Services.

Science related to the biopsychosocial approach
Interdisciplinary systems
Professional values and attitudes
Individual, cultural and disciplinary diversity
Ethics in primary care settings
Reflective practice/self-assessment/self-care
Interprofessionalism
Building and sustaining relationships in primary care
Practice management
Assessment
Intervention
Clinical consultation