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Department of Psychology

Portfolio Requirements for Application to the Doctor of Psychology in Applied Psychology Program

Directions: Provide the following information in a single file. The format should be one of the following: .doc, docx, or .pdf. The portfolio should consist of the each of the following pieces of information.

  1. Provide a description/narrative of your work experiences, including roles and responsibilities, focusing specifically on psychology-related work. Provide sufficient detail to support an argument that you have successfully performed psychological work for at least five years.
  2. Provide an exemplar of a substantive, appropriately redacted work sample. This could be a psychological report, a treatment/intervention plan, a series of therapy notes, or any other professional sample that reflects your professional focus over the past five years.
  3. If applicable, you should also provide an exemplar of an additional professional activity, such as an outline for a professional development workshop you led, a task force outcome report, a work force manual for initiatives/programs you led, or other professional sample that represents your engagement in other professional activities within the past five years.

Provide a narrative of the context for each exemplar in the work sample. Within this narrative you should discuss the following points. From where was this exemplar drawn? What made you decide to select this particular exemplar? What makes it reflective of your professional experience? How does this exemplar illustrate your distinctiveness?

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
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Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
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 Last Modified 1/12/17