Trainee Admissions, Support, and Outcome Data

Internship Program Admissions

Date Program Tables are updated:   April 23, 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 program is designed to provide interns expertise in using a developmental perspective to understand and treat serious mental illness.  The program offers every intern a standardized core training experience as well as the ability to customize training through selection of three, four-month rotations that focus on a variety of clinical populations in various treatment settings.

  • Applicants will have received clearance by the Director of Clinical Training through a completed DCT Verification Form.
  • All formal coursework, comprehensive examinations, and practicum training must have been completed prior to start of internship year.
  • Successful candidates must be matriculated in a doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology (PhD or PsyD).

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

Yes

 

Amount:  500 combined (intervention & assessment)

Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours

Yes

 

Amount:  500 combined (intervention and assessment)

Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:

  • Reference letters including student’s experiences and abilities.
  • Candidate transcripts detailing completed coursework and training.
  • Intern essay highlighting the desire to work with diverse populations.
  • An interview, either in-person or via Skype, assessing a potential “fit” between the candidate and intern program.

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns

$35,000 

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?

Yes

 

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)

14 days

Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave

12 days

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?

Yes

 

Other Benefits (please describe):

  • 3 paid Professional Development Days
  • 6 observed, paid holidays

 

 

 

*Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table

Initial Post-Internship Positions

 

 

(Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)

 

 

 

2015-2018

Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts

 0

Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree

 

 

PD

EP

Community mental health center

 

 

Federally qualified health center

 

 

Independent primary care facility/clinic

 

 

University counseling center

 

 

Veterans Affairs medical center

 

 

Military health center

 

 

Academic health center

 

 

Other medical center or hospital

 

 

Psychiatric hospital

 

 

Academic university/department

 

 

Community college or other teaching setting

 

 

Independent research institution

 

 

Correctional facility

 

 

School district/system

 

 

Independent practice setting

 

 

Not currently employed

 

 

Changed to another field

 

 

Other

 

 

Unknown

 

 

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.