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

Research on suicidal thoughts

James Overholser, a professor Department of Psychological Sciences at the College of Arts and Sciences, said that passive suicidal ideation is characterized by thinking about dying or a desire to be dead, without actively making a specific plan to carry out those thoughts.

Congratulations to Silvia Hernandez, HaPI Measurement Scholarship Recipient!

Behavioral Measurement Database Services (BMDS) announced the two recipients of the 2020 HaPI Measurement Scholarship. Each scholarship provides a $500 award to a U.S.-based graduate student in the field of health or psychosocial science (e.g., psychology, counseling, sociology, social work, nursing, public health) who is in their 2nd year or...

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

In acknowledgment of Suicide Prevention Month, the Psychological Sciences Department at CWRU invites you to take a moment to learn about this important mental health crisis Suicide is a growing public health concern, impacting individuals all over the world. In the United States in 2018, there was an estimated 1.4...

Mandel School Dean Grover C. Gilmore to retire at end of academic year

When Grover “Cleve” Gilmore agreed to lead the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences in 2002, his appointment was only supposed to last a year. After all, he was a longtime professor of psychology, not social work. And, the request had come from an interim...

Lisa Ramirez, PhD, discusses challenges in returning to school this fall

Lisa Ramirez, PhD, Pediatric Psychology Specialist at MetroHealth & Assistant Professor at Case Western reserve University, participated in the WCPN Ideastream forum: Challenges in returning to school this fall, and continuing conversation about how the coronavirus is impacting kids’ mental health.

Psychology researchers recruiting 7th through 12th graders to participate in paid video-platform creativity study!

Case Western Reserve University faculty member, Dr. Sandra Russ, PhD, and her graduate student, Alexis Lee, MA, in the Department of Psychological Sciences are seeking pre-adolescents and adolescents to take part in a research initiative looking at aspects of creativity. WHO? Young people in grades 7th through 12th both...