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Internship Admissions, Support & Initial Placement Data

Internship Program Admission

Date Program Tables updated August 1, 2019
Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:
The internship position is a 12-month appointment, begins August 1 and ends July 31, a total of 2,000 hours in a 52-week period. The Aim of our program is to train generalist psychologists as Health Service Providers providing services in an interdisciplinary setting.
Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:
Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours Y Amount: 350
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours N Amount: n/a
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:
Applicants for our four doctoral internship positions must come from an APA Accredited Counseling or Clinical Psychology Program. They must have at least three years of graduate work before start of internship, have 350 total intervention and assessment hours at the graduate level, and have completed their comprehensive exams by the time of application.
Preferred criteria for screening applications (no candidate meets all these criteria):
·          Interest and experience in individual brief therapy
·          Interest and experience in group therapy
·          Interest and experience in supervision of trainees
·          Interest and experience in Behavioral Health/Interdisciplinary work
·          Interest and experience in Let’s Talk /Outreach
·          Interest and experience in working with underrepresented or underserved populations
·          Interest and experience in mental health crisis work
·          Interest in learning the skills required to be a Health Service Provider as a psychologist
Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year (2019-2020)
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $30,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns N/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes
If access to medical insurance is provided:
Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes
Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes
Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes
Coverage of domestic partner available? No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 80 Hours
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave/PTO 80 Hours
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave? No
Other Benefits: Paid Legal Holiday , considered PTO (56 hours), Program Development Funds ($500), Technologically Equipped Office, Research Time (40 Hours), Professional Development/Conference Attendance (40 Hours), Flex Time for Required After-Hours Work (Flexible)

Initial Post-Internship Positions
(Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)
  2015-2018
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts 12
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree 0
  PD EP
Community mental health center 0 0
Federally qualified health center 0 0
Independent primary care facility/clinic 1 0
University counseling center 9 0
Veterans Affairs medical center 0 0
Military health center 0 0
Academic health center 0 0
Other medical center or hospital 0 0
Psychiatric hospital 0 0
Academic university/department 0 1
Community college or other teaching setting 0 0
Independent research institution 0 0
Correctional facility 0 0
School district/system 0 0
Independent practice setting 0 1
Not currently employed 0 0
Changed to another field 0 0
Other 0 0
Unknown 0 0
Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time.  For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.