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ERIC Number: ED533164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 156
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1249-0514-3
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Counseling Psychology Doctoral Students' Training Experiences in Primary Care Psychology
Cox, Jared
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, New Mexico State University
This qualitative study focused on counseling psychology doctoral students' perspectives regarding their practicum training experience in primary care psychology. The four participants included three females and one male. Semi-structured individual and focus group interviews were used to explore participants' experiences. The participants described a collaborative care process that included the following themes: Mental Health Culture, Primary Care Context, Challenging Entry, Adapting to the Primary Care Context, Managing Complex Cases, and Results of the Collaborative Process. Overall, participants reported increased self-efficacy with collaborative health care processes in the primary care setting, increased awareness of minority patients' health care needs, and expanded understanding of primary care psychology as a potential area of practice. Implications for training counseling psychologists in primary care psychology are explored. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States