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Admission to programme

ADMISSION TO PROGRAMME

  • The programme is designed to welcome candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in psychology or any other equivalent qualification.
  • These candidates must preferably have experience in the field of psychosocial assistance of at least one year.
  • In addition, they must fulfill other formalities required for being candidate in the masters programme at the Evangelical University in Africa.
  • B. A good command of English as well as computer skills is an indispensable asset nowadays.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Unit of credit of the Program

  • The programme includes 120 credits which are based on a theoretical and practical training stretched on a period of two years.
  • The will of training both professionals and researchers in clinical psychology leads to the creation of a basic corpus of 72 credits of theoretical modules, 24 credits of training which includes the supervision of trainees and 24 credits of the dissertation which include the seminar of its accompaniment and its defense.
  • The first year comprises 10 modules of 6 credits each.
  • The second year will start with the two other theoretical modules and which will be followed by a training. Then the dissertation and its defense will enclose the year.

The training comprises the following constituents:

The training course itself, are the activities of professional practice undertaken by the trainee in establishments or work places, where he is involved in the psychological evaluation and the therapeutic intervention with the clients or the patients, the families and the communities.

The supervision of the trainees’ activities is done by a teacher (supervisor) in coordination with the professional psychologist who works at the place of training (trainer). The supervisor initiates and backs the trainee in the following tasks: diagnose clinical cases, elaborate the alliance and the therapeutic contract, prepare plans and the strategies of therapeutic intervention along the process, act with creativity and flexibility, empathy and emotional distance.

During sessions of seminar with the group of trainees under his supervision, the teacher-supervisor makes analyses of concrete cases and sessions of coaching through dynamic group activities and management of stress in small groups or individually, according to the needs of trainees.

He also helps the trainee to prepare the training report and to outline a research project for the dissertation.

EXAMINATIONS REGULATION

The clinical psychology programme conforms to the Regulations of Examinations which govern all other masters’ courses of the Evangelical University in Africa.

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