Students enrolled in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program can choose an emphasis to focus on a specific area in clinical psychology. Students apply to an emphasis of choice during their first or second year of study. During their first year, students interested in pursuing an emphasis should become acquainted with admissions criteria for their emphasis of choice, meet with the emphasis coordinator during the first year in the program, and attend emphasis activities.
Clinical neuropsychology is recognized by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, and is one of the fastest-growing sub-specialties within psychology.
Adler University’s doctoral neuropsychology emphasis is designed to satisfy current professional guidelines for training clinical neuropsychologists, and to provide doctoral students with the opportunity to develop competence and proficiency in clinical neuropsychology.
Completion of the Emphasis in Clinical Neuropsychology, within the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology, prepares graduates to complete advanced work, leading to careers in clinical neuropsychology and to board certification. Past students have found work in hospitals, University settings, clinical research and clinical practice among other opportunities.
Students officially apply to the Emphasis in Clinical Neuropsychology after demonstrating strong performance in a series of prerequisite courses during their first and second year of the Psy.D. program.
Joy MacPhail has been elected chair of the Board of Trustees of Adler University, Canada’s only university dedicated to social justice. A long-time member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party (NDP), MacPhail joined the Adler University Board of Trustees in 2013 and served as Vice Chair for the last four years.
Marla Vannucci, Ph.D., Chicago Campus Associate Professor discussed the reality that drastic change in 2021 will not come in a short time frame, and shared coping strategies for managing uncertainty.