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Aims

The overarching aims of Emory’s Postdoctoral Residency Program in Health Service Psychology are to ensure that long-term, residents are prepared to: (1) function as competent and capable psychologists who engage in a broad array of evidence-based health service psychology activities; (2) serve as collaborative, compassionate,  culturally-responsive team members, leaders, and advocates in diverse settings; and (3) navigate career choices across their professional lifespan that are consistent with their passions, values, and career aspirations and that meet the needs of the public in an evolving  disciplinary and professional landscape. In keeping with these overarching aims and guided by a scientist-practitioner-educator-advocate model, the program’s more specific aims are to facilitate the development of psychologists who attain advanced competence and demonstrate capability in the following health service psychology competency domains: (1) Professionalism, (2) Communication and Interpersonal Skills, (3) Individual and Cultural Diversity, (4) Ethical and Legal Standards, (5) Integration of Science and Practice, (6) Assessment, (7) Intervention, (8) Consultation & Interprofessional/Interdisciplinary Skills, (9) Research, (10) Supervision, and (11) Advocacy.