Title

Training Primary Care Psychologists: A Model for Predoctoral Programs

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2005

Abstract

This article focuses on blueprints for developing primary care psychology training in graduate psychology programs. The rationale and the foundations for establishing primary care psychology as a generalist model in clinical programs are identified. An outline of a core curriculum for multiprofessional training and an introductory knowledge base for primary care psychology is presented. Finally, a developmental model for primary care practicum training and supervision is described and exemplified. Funding issues, faculty development, and student evaluations of this training are discussed. This article represents the ever-evolving model and lessons learned through 10 years of experience in collaborative programs among Wright State University's School of Professional Psychology, the School of Medicine, the College of Nursing and Health, and a set of urban community health centers. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)

DOI

10.1037/0735-7028.36.2.136

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