Typical Progress Sequence PHD CCAP

PhD year 1

Semester 1 (7) Fall

Courses

• PSYC*6580 [.50] Foundations in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Practicum

• PSYC*7994 Practicum IV: CBT Practicum (continues in Winter semester)

PhD thesis

• Draft ideas for proposals

Scholarships

• Apply for OGS
• Apply for SSHRC or other Tri council scholarship
• Other options may also available depending on your research topic search the web and discuss with your supervisor

Semester 2 (8) Winter

Courses

• One of the Cognate courses (as needed and available if not already completed)
 
For the Social Bases of Behaviour (chose 1 of the following courses)
 
• PSYC*6910 [0.50] Critical Approaches to Applied Social Psychology
• PSYC*6930 [0.50] Community, Culture and Global Citizenship
• PSYC*7040 [.50] Social Processes in the Workplace
 
For the the Biological Bases of Behaviour

• PSYC*6810 [0.50] Neuropsychology

For the Historical and Scientific Foundations of General Psychology

• PSYC*6900 [0.50] Philosophy and History of Psychology as a Science

For the Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behaviour

• PSYC*6790 [0.50] Memory and Cognition

Practicum

• Apply for Practicum III PSYC*7993 (to begin in the following Fall semester)
• PSYC*7994 Practicum IV CBT Practicum (continues from the Fall semester and continues throughout the Winter semester)

PhD thesis

• PhD thesis proposal draft submitted to advisor (see PhD Thesis proposal section for more information)
• Form PhD thesis committee (no later than the 10th week of the 2nd semester)
• Initial PhD committee meeting

Scholarships

• None

Semester 3 (9) Summer

Courses

• One of the Cognate courses (as needed and available if not already completed)

Practicum

• PSYC*7991 (open hours)

PhD thesis

• PhD thesis proposal draft submitted to advisor and advisory committee (see PhD Thesis proposal section for more information)

Scholarships

• Revise OGS, SSHRC and any other grant application

*Important departmental milestones to achieve during the degree (full-time registration only): PhD must have their approved thesis proposal: 3rd semester. If the milestone is not met it will result in a “Some concerns” on the student’s progress report.

PhD year 2

Semester 4 (10) Fall

Courses

• PSYC*6610 [0.50] Advanced Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
• One of the Cognate courses (as needed and available if not already completed)

Practicum

• Practicum III PSYC*7993 (a total of 400 hours to be completed over the Fall and Winter terms)

PhD dissertation

• PhD proposal examination
• Approval of PhD proposal by committee
• Ethics for PhD research (if applicable; note the REB review process typically takes 2 to 4 weeks)

Scholarships

• Apply for OGS
• Apply for SSHRC or other Tri council scholarship
• Other options may also available depending on your research topic search the web and discuss with your supervisor

Semester 5 (11) Winter

Courses

• PSYC*6890 [0.25] Legislation and Professional Practice
• One of the Cognate courses (as needed and available if not already completed)

Practicum

• Practicum III PSYC*7993 continued (a total of 400 hours to be completed over the Fall and Winter terms)

PhD thesis

• PhD data collection /analysis
• And elaboration of follow up research (if applicable)
• Continue research opportunities with other faculty members than primary advisor(s) (if applicable, recommended for research stream, discuss with your primary advisor(s))

Scholarships

• None

Semester 6 (12) Summer

Courses

• Typically course requirements are completed at this time.

Practicum

• PSYC*7991 (open hours)

Qualifying Exam (see QE examination section for more details)

PhD dissertation

• PhD data collection /analysis
• And elaboration or pursuit of follow up research (if applicable)
• Completed at this time.

Scholarships

• Revise OGS, SSHRC and any other grant application

PhD year 3

Semester 7 (13) Fall

Courses

• PSYC*7996 [.50] Clinical Supervision, Consultation and Professional Development
• Typically all other courses are completed

Practicum

• PSYC*7991 (open hours)

PhD Thesis

• Completion of follow up research (if applicable)
• PhD data collection/analysis
• Thesis writing

Qualifying exam

• Completed at this time.

Apply for Internship through the APPIC standardized application portal

Scholarships

• Consider applying for postdoctoral fellowships

If applicable:

• Apply for OGS
• Apply for SSHRC or other Tri council scholarship
• Other options may also available depending on your research topic search the web and discuss with your supervisor

Semester 8 (14) Winter

Courses

• Typically course requirements are completed at this time.

Practicum

• PSYC*7991 (open hours – optional as needed)

PhD dissertation

• Completion of follow up research (if applicable)
• PhD data analysis
• Dissertation writing

Qualifying exam

• Completed at this time.

Scholarships

• None

Semester 9 (15) Summer

Courses

• Typically course requirements are completed at this time.

Practicum

• Practicum are not required but participation in PSYC*7991 practicum is allowed

PhD dissertation

• Dissertation writing
• PhD thesis examination/defense

Qualifying exam

• Completed at this time.

Scholarships

• None

Semester 10 (16) Fall

Internship

• Begin full time internship – PSYCH*8000

Practicum

• None

PhD Thesis

• If not already defended, continue to finalize thesis for defense

Qualifying exam

• Completed at this time.

Semester 11 (17) Winter

Internship

• Continue full time internship – PSYC*8000

PhD Thesis

• If not already defended, continue to finalize thesis for defense

Qualifying exam

• Completed at this time.

Scholarships

• None

Semester 12 (18) Summer

Internship

• Continue and complete full time internship – PSYC*8000

Practicum

• None

PhD dissertation

• If not already defended, continue to finalize thesis for defense

Qualifying exam

• Completed at this time.

Scholarships

• None

*Important departmental milestones to achieve during the degree (full-time registration only): PhD must have defended their dissertation: 15th semester. If the milestone is not met it will result in a “Some concerns” on the student’s progress report.