Scientist–practitioner Model - Origin

Origin

The model was established at the Boulder Conference on Graduate Education in Clinical Psychology (1949), held in Boulder, Colorado. The gathering aimed to develop a system of training and education leading to professional practice in which Clinical Psychologists adhere to scientific methods, procedures, and research in their day-to-day practice. The goal of the training, education, and eventual practice is for clinicians to use scientific methodology in their practice decision-making.

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