Clinical Psychology Graduate Training Program

The APA-accredited graduate training program in clinical psychology at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) offers doctoral education and training in the science and practice of clinical psychology. In our scientist-practitioner program we prepare students to conduct cutting edge research, be engaging teachers, and provide empirically-supported treatments in a variety of settings.

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Clinical Program News and Highlights

Silvia Hernandez and James Overholser publish article “A Systematic Review of Interventions for Hope/Hopelessness in Older Adults”

https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/KEYI75SEDDXYP78VYWNR/full?target=10.1080%2F07317115.2019.1711281& ABSTRACT Objectives: Hope/hopelessness is an important determinant of health and death, and is a modifiable risk factor for older adults. The present review aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions on hope among older populations. Methods: PsychINFO and PubMed were systematically searched. Publications reporting on interventions delivered to older adults that...

Eleanor Beale, invited presenter at ISAD

Graduate student Eleanor Beale was an invited presenter at the International Society of Affective Disorders conference in London, for her poster titled Can I count on you? Social support, depression, and suicide risk.

Silvia Rodriguez presents Master’s Thesis poster at Gerontological Society of America

Congratulations to Silvia Rodriguez, who presented part 2 of her Master's Thesis at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Austin, Texas. She received a $200 Behavioral and Social Sciences Travel Stipend as well as $300 from the CWRU GSC (Graduate Student Council) Professional Development...

New $1.25 million U.S. Department of Education grant supports training of developmental psychologists and speech language pathologists

A five-year, $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to Case Western Reserve University will support students training to help children with developmental and educational needs. “Many children need extra help in their educational journey. Teachers cannot do it alone,” said Elizabeth Short, a professor in the Department...

October Trivia Night success!

Thank you so much to all who were able to come out to Trivia Night this past Friday at Bottlehouse. Awesome costumes and great competition all around. And lucky for us, we had another dog present this year (a puppy of one of our very own students!) We had a blast...

November Student Spotlight

Meet Michael King, Doctoral Student in the Developmental, Cognitive and Affective Sciences Psychology Program What is your research focus (as well as any academic or service focus)? My research centers around the cognitive and perceptual factors that influence human performance, such as memory, attention, and learning. My current research is focused...