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APS College of Clinical Psychologist Student Prize


Australian Psychological Society

  1. the application of a scientist-practitioner model in research, coursework and placements;
  2. the development of a research project in the area of clinical psychology with a research question reflecting current areas of interest and need in clinical psychology
  3. the achievement of high level of clinical skills as judged by academic staff involved in teaching clinical interventions and also by peers. This may include consistently high marks on supervisor reports from placements; and
  4. the provision of support to fellow peers and the promotion of team work as judged by peers and academic staff. 

Successful candidates for the APS College of Clinical Psychologists Student Prize will:

  1. have their names published on the APS College of Clinical Psychologists website
  2. receive a certificate of acknowledgment of their achievement, presented by the relevant State Chair of the National Executive of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists at a public forum
  3. have their name, title of theses and the name of their supervisor listed in an edition of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists journal, Clinical Psychologist

Candidates must be nominated by the Head of Department of an Australian tertiary institution. Nominees must be a student in their final year of Clinical training of an Australian Tertiary Institution with an APAC accredited postgraduate clinical psychology program. More information is available on the APS website.


The winner is presented with their award at the annual Clinical Psychology awards presentation.


2013 Winner:
  • Felicity Brown
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