CLINICAL COMPETENCY EVALUATION
TO: Chairpersons and Panel Members
FROM: David Roll, Ph.D.
Thank you for agreeing to participate in the Clinical Competency Evaluation (CCE) of our students
who have completed their third year of coursework and their second year of supervised clinical
experience. I would like to clarify a few aspects of the evaluations.
1. GENERAL PROCEDURES. CCE Panels are made up of a core clinical faculty member (Chair)
and two licensed psychologists from outside the program. Students are asked to follow the
procedures outlined on pages 2-5 of this packet. Once a panel is established the student will
schedule an oral presentation. Panel members are asked to review the written case summary and
video or audio tape of a session prior to the oral presentation. (In a very limited number of cases
students may present a process recording of the case.)The presentation meeting will be scheduled
for 90 minutes. In the first hour the student will discuss the case with the panel members and answer
questions about any aspect of the written work, the tape, and the conceptualization, or his/her self
evaluation. In the last 30 minutes the panel members will ask the student to leave the room while
they complete ratings forms, write comments, discuss their impressions, and come to a consensus
on the summary report. The panel chair will then invite the student to return for feedback from the
2. COLLEGIALITY. The chairperson will lead the evaluations in a collaborative, non- threatening
fashion more akin to a consultation than an examination. The CCE evaluations should yield specific
feedback to help the student gain maximum benefit from future training opportunities.
3. MATERIALS. After the student’s oral presentation each panel member will complete a PANEL
MEMBER REPORT WORKSHEET (Page 6 in this packet). Please review the Worksheet to
familiarize yourself with the rating categories. It will be helpful to keep these categories in mind
when reading the case summary so t