University of Toronto

School and Clinical Child Psychology


University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail

1 King's College Circle

Toronto, PE






Program Information

Degree Offered:

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School and Clinical Child Psychology program is an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program. It provides theoretical, research, and professional training in preparation for psychological work with children in schools, clinics, private practice, and research settings. The program is designed to provide training in assessment, therapy, and other psychosocial and instructional interventions, professional consultation and prevention. The degrees are also intended to meet the academic requirements for registration as a psychological associate (M.A.) or psychologist (Ph.D.). Opportunities are available for research and clinical work with infants, young children, adolescents, and families. The program follows the scientist-practitioner model for psychological training recommended by the APA. Emphasis on designing, conducting, and interpreting scientific research parallels emphasis on exemplary clinical practice.