The Programme Handbooks for the University of East Anglia Doctorate in Clinical Psychology are designed to be a joint resource for Trainees and Clinical Practice Placement Supervisors.
They are to be used as a reference text for any issues associated with the Programme in general. The four handbooks can be found below along with the programme calendar.
The Programme contains the following sections: Programme welcome; introduction to the Programme; core values and philosophy; Programme governance; practical information; complaints
Contact Details; Clinical Practice Placements; Confidentiality and Consent; Host Employment; Personal and Professional Development and Support Systems; Transition to Qualified Status; Useful Policies and Documents; Appendices
The research handbook covers the following areas: Welcome and Overview; Research Culture; Aims and Intended Learning Outcomes; Assignments Overview; Who's Who in Research on the ClinPsyD Programme?; Ethical and Research Governance Approval; Research Module Teaching; Research Assignments; Thesis Portfolio; Acknowledgments.
The Academic Handbook provides an overview of, and guidance on, the academic component of the programme (the UEA Doctorate in Clinical Psychology curriculum), teaching and learning methods, and formative and summative assessments. This version was last updated in October 2021.
It covers: COVID-19; Welcome (Overview and Key Contacts); Teaching and Learning on the Doctorate (the structure and delivery of our learning and teaching methods and expectations of trainees); General Assessment Guidance; Formative Assessments (Objective Structured Clinical Examinations, OSCEs; Pecha Kucha talks; Trainee Research Presentations; Service Related Project Proposal (SRPP) and Individualised Training and Development Plans; Summative Assignments (Open Book Statistics Exam; Case / Clinical Practice Reports; Oral Case Presentation Examinations, known as 'the Orals'; Recorded Process Report, RPR; Thesis Proposal; Service Related Project (SRP) Report; Thesis Portfolio and Viva Voce Examination).
Contains the deadlines for all summative and formative assessment dates, as well as minimum and maximum placement days. Separate calendars are shown for each cohort.
The following forms are related to placements
This form is for supervisors to complete in making evaluative ratings of trainees prior to mid and end of placement reviews. The form also makes a recommendation to the UEA examination board on the outcome of the placement. It must be returned to the PGR office at the end of placement.
This form is for supervisors and trainees to complete to develop an appropriate placement contract and set goals at the beginning of placement. This form should be submitted to the PGR office within two weeks of the placement starting.
This form is for advisers to use to record the discussion and outcomes from the MPR.
This form is for supervisors to provide feedback formally to the course on any aspect of the placement experience. Please return to the PGR office who will disseminate appropriately.
This flowchart shows the process of paperwork completion throughout a placement
This table explains the purpose of each form
Answers some anticipated questions regarding the implementation of this paperwork
This form can be completed by the placement supervisor and returned to the Postgraduate Research office and adviser if only placement days are missed through sickness. In other cases it should be completed by the adviser.
Information for External Speakers
Thank you for agreeing to teach on the Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology. All the module outlines are available below. If you need any information that is not included here, contact please contact the Administration Team via email@example.com.
The information in our module outlines is subject to change in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and government guidance related to this. As such, we encourage speakers to contact us if they have questions and we will keep them fully updated of any developments via email. In addition to our module outlines, trainees should also consult the information available to them on Blackboard and check UEA email regularly for updates.