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Author Conference on the Professional Preparation of Clinical Psychologists (1965 : Chicago, Ill.) (Chicago)

Title Professional preparation of clinical psychologists; : proceedings. / Editors: Erasmus L. Hoch, Alan O. Ross [and] C. L. Winder
Published Washington : American Psychological Association, [1966]
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Description 1 online resource ( viii, 154pages)
Summary The Conference on the Professional Preparation of Clinical Psychologists met in Chicago from August 27 to September 1, 1965. It hoped to identify, examine, and assess the major influences, directions, goals, and action alternatives of consequence to clinical psychology and clinical psychologists. Its close to 100 conferees represented as broad a spectrum of background, experience, interests, roles, and responsibilities as could be gathered for the purpose. The desired outcomes were threefold: (a) to stimulate a national discourse meaningful to psychologists in general and clinical psychologists in particular; (b) to clarify major issues and alternatives; (c) to formulate and implement feasible proposals for strengthening the professional preparation of clinical psychologists. The Conference Proceedings are intended not as a set of precise guidelines for clinical training but as a congeries of ideas and provocative suggestions that will stimulate a continuing dialogue. Indeed, the real Conference may be said to consist of the discussions and debates among psychologists themselves which the Proceedings of the more formal Conference are designed to promote. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Notes Conference made possible by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to the American Psychological Association
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also issued in print
Subject Clinical psychology -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.
Psychology, Clinical -- education.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hoch, Erasmus Leonard, 1914- editor
American Psychological Association.