As a PsyD student, you will have access to a wide range of resources in support of enhancing the clinical training experience. The campus is well equipped with regard to technology and the doctoral program has discipline-specific material to augment student learning in the practice of psychology.
Training Materials and Equipment:
Video and audio-recording equipment in the Hopkins
Communications Lab is available for use by doctoral students. Each
room is equipped with a computer and camera to allow for digital
recording and playback of practice counseling sessions. During
normal working hours, the lab is staffed by a communications
specialist who coordinates the lab's service and provides support
and instruction as necessary to students using the lab. In support
of training in psychological assessment, students have access to
over 60 different personality, achievement, and intellectual
instruments, many of which include multiple copies to ensure
The main campus library collection is housed on three floors of
the newly updated University Commons building in the heart of
campus. Space is available for both quiet study and group meetings.
Reference Librarians are available during most library hours to
offer the students one-on-one reference assistance.
While the program has access to the physical facilities of the
University across campus, the Counseling Psychology program is
housed in Antonian Hall. Antonian Hall is adequately equipped with
smart-classrooms and wireless internet access. The program itself
is on the fifth floor where faculty offices are in close proximity
to student work space and the student lounge, which allows for
regular interactions among those in the program community. The
student work space is equipped with three computers and access to a
copier and fax machine, as well as a microwave and a
Access to Practicum Sites:
The program has established relationships with a significant
number of agencies in the greater Pittsburgh area. These training
sites are varied with regard to population served and services
provided, thereby affording students access to rich clinical
experiences. Examples of training sites include: hospitals,
college counseling centers, community and rural mental health
practices, and specialty sites focusing on forensic and
The information technology department provides a broad range of
technology services for all members of the Carlow community.
Information technology staff is available for student, staff and
faculty support and free, non-credit computer courses for all
members of the community are offered regularly. There are 10
student computer labs located across campus, and most classrooms
are classified as "smart classrooms."