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 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 20th day of the 2nd semester)
•    Initial PhD committee meeting (as applicable) 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 approved by 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
•    Ethics for PhD research (if applicable; note the REB review process typically takes 6 to 8 weeks or longer)

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 (or take in PhD 3 depending on when planning to apply for internship)
•    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 non-dissertation research opportunities with other faculty members than primary advisor(s) (if applicable, recommended for those wanting to pursue research-related employment, discuss with your primary advisor(s))

Scholarships
•    None
Semester 6 (12) Summer 

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)

Scholarships
•    Revise OGS, SSHRC and any other grant application

PhD year 3
Semester 7 (13) Fall

Courses
•    Typically are completed

Practicum
•    PSYC*7991 (open hours)

PhD Thesis
•    Completion of follow up research (if applicable)
•    PhD data collection/analysis
Thesis writing Apply for Internship through the APPIC standardized application portal if approved by DCT (PhD data are collected and all courses other than PSYC*7996 are completed)
 Scholarships
•    

If applicable:
•    Revise OGS, SSHRC and any other grant application

Semester 8 (14) Winter Courses
•    PSYC*7996 [.50] Clinical Supervision, Consultation and Program Evaluation
•    PSYC*6890 [0.25] Legislation and Professional Practice (if not already taken)

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

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

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


Semester 10 (16) Fall Internship
•    Begin full time internship – PSYC*8000


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

Semester 11 (17) Winter Internship
•    Continue full time internship – PSYC*8000

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

Semester 12 (18) Summer Internship
•    Continue and complete full time internship – PSYC*8000


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


*Important departmental milestones to achieve during the degree (full-time registration only): PhD must have defended their dissertation: 15th semester.