Postdoctoral Internship in Psychology
Application Deadline: January 22, 2013.
Postdoctoral psychology residency positions at University Health Services (UHS) Counseling and Consultation Services (C&CS) are training positions that provide 2,000 hours of supervised experience.
Residents receive weekly individual and group supervision by experienced licensed psychologists. The primary focus of this postdoctoral residency is to provide supervised experience necessary for licensure as a psychologist.
The postdoctoral residency at C&CS has a strong emphasis on providing direct service (i.e. individual and group counseling, and mental health triage). Residents also choose supervised specialty area from the following: Behavioral Health, Group Counseling, Campus Based Services, Training and Supervision, and Mental Health Risk Management: Clinical Intervention and Campus Response.
In addition, the following opportunities are available to Residents based upon agency need as well as Residents’ particular training interests: substance abuse and eating disorder assessments; research; teaching; consultation and liaison development; participation in Let’s Talk program; interdisciplinary collaboration; supervision of doctorate practicum students; administration; leadership; and wellness/positive psychology. All training includes multicultural awareness.
EPPP preparation time may be allotted during the residency.
- Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-Approved program (must be earned by August 1st).
- Demonstrated expertise in college mental health
Residents provide direct services (65%) including individual, group, and couples counseling, a four hour weekly daytime triage shift, consultation and liaison to a campus program, and supervision of graduate students. The residency offers the possibility of teaching an academic course (a 75-minute, 10-week class) in an area of professional interest through the Department of Counseling Psychology.
Postdoctoral residents receive written performance reviews on a quarterly basis.
Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: email@example.com