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Major Areas of Study

Clinical Child Psychology (CCP)

The mission of the Clinical Child Psychology Track of the Clinical Psychology Training Program is to develop leaders in the area of clinical child/family psychology who generate and disseminate scientific findings related to psychosocial development, affective and physical health, and evidence-based practices.

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Clinical Neuropsychology (CN)

UH has a long and storied history of graduate training in neuropsychology dating back to the 1970s. Students specializing in Clinical Neuropsychology at UH engage in tailored research, academic, and clinical activities that emphasize the science and practice of brain-behavior relationships across the lifespan. Students have access to a range of relevant research and clinical populations, including persons with neurological (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, and epilepsy), neuropsychiatric (e.g., substance use), and neuromedical (e.g., HIV/AIDS, neuro-oncology) conditions, as well as typically developing children and adults.

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Clinical Psychology (adult) (CP)

The Clinical Psychology (adult) Track of the Clinical Psychology Training Program exists to generate and disseminate scientifically derived information regarding psychosocial factors influencing affective and physical health, with an emphasis on ethnically and racially diverse populations. Students also assist development of evidence-based assessment, treatment, and prevention approaches for adult psychopathology and psychopathology-physical health comorbidities.

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Clinical Psychology does not have a health program, but the department maintains a health program in the Social Psychology and Health Program as a research degree. Those interested in pure research careers in health psychology may find the Social Psychology and Health Program a better match.

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