The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing

PsyD Program in Clinical Psychology - Clinical Training

Clinical training complements academic course work and provides a wealth of experiences through which clinical competence is developed. Clinical training commences during the first year, with continued opportunities on campus or off-campus in various community mental health settings. 

Second and third year clinical rotations are completed in community settings, including placement in major medical centers, community mental health agencies, university counseling centers, children’s hospitals, and in-patient treatment programs. The clinical component of the program is comprehensive and includes rotations providing psychological assessment (cognitive, personality, neuropsychological testing) and treatment to children, families and adults.

There are opportunities to receive generalist and specialist training in a range of diverse practicum and internship sites at nationally recognized clinical practicum sites and internships.