The Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme is a three-year full-time programme which leads to eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and for Chartered status with the British Psychological Society (BPS). Trainees work as trainee clinical psychologists (band 6) in the NHS with study time for on-campus teaching and individual research.
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The event was introduced and chaired by Anna Daiches, Clinical Director. Rebecca Hough, Sarah Saveker, Roisin Turner and Helen Walls (second-year trainees) gave a presentation about their varied routes to training and what life is like being a trainee on the programme. You can download their presentation here.
Following this, David Britt and Julia Pilling (members of LUPIN- Lancaster University Public Involvement Network) spoke about their involvement in training and about what qualities they look for in a clinical psychologist. The event was closed with a Q&A session in which attendees submitted written questions and the course team answered them.