By Andrew M. Pomerantz

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Other clinical psychologists may obtain an entry-level position with an agency and tailor it to meet postdoctoral requirements for licensure. Getting Licensed Once all the training requirements are met—graduate coursework, predoctoral internship, postdoctoral internship—licensure appears on the horizon. Becoming licensed gives a professional the right to identify as a member of the profession—to present oneself as a psychologist (or clinical psychologist—the terminology, as well as licensing requirements in general, differs from state to state).

He created new institutions in which patients were not kept in chains or beaten and were given healthy food and benevolent 22 PA RT I : I N T RO D U C I N G C L I N I CA L P SY C H O LO G Y treatment. It was particularly noteworthy that Pinel advocated for the staff to include in their treatment of each patient a case history, ongoing treatment notes, and an illness classification of some kind—components of care that suggested he was genuinely interested in improving these individuals rather than locking them away (Reisman, 1991).

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