PDCP

 

Objectives

The postgraduate diploma in Clinical Psychology is a non-academic professional qualification which intends to enable its participants to provide psychotherapy and counseling. The course is not perceived as “education” rather it is considered as “training”. The course, however, does involve a theoretical portion to refresh the fundamental concepts of Clinical Psychology. Thus the prime focus of this course, in all its segments, remains the element of professional training in psychotherapeutic practice which includes diagnosis, treatment, and research. The coursework is comprised of 2 semesters. The first semester involves the trainees in the core theoretical foundations of Clinical Psychology and enables them.

 

SEMESTER WISE COURSE PLAN

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PDCP 1

Psychopathology & Diagnosis

3

PDCP 2

Psychotherapy and Counseling

3

PDCP 3

Essential Neuroscience for Clinical Psychology  

3

PDCP 4

Research Methodology for Clinical Psychology

3

Total

12

 

Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PDCP5

Guidance & Counseling

3

PDCP 6

Supervised Clinical Practice / Case Conference

4

PDCP 7

Psychopharmacology

3

PDCP 8

Ethics in Clinical Psychology

2

Total

12