Professional Psychology Internship

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Devereux National


Professional Psychology Internship Training Program

Quick Facts

Applicant Qualifications

  • Preference is given to candidates from an APA-accredited university training programs in professional psychology, including clinical, school, and counseling
  •  Minimum of 500 hours (approx. 200 assessment and 300 intervention) of supervised practicum experience in the applied practice of professional psychology
  • Comprehensive examinations completed prior to the start of the internship

Internship Completion Requirements

  • Proficiency of an “entry-level professional” in the major functional roles of a professional psychologist based on quarterly evaluations measuring the attainment of core competencies
  • Successful completion and presentation of a clinical outcome or research study
  • Successful presentation of clinical case to the training faculty and fellow interns
  • Attendance and participation in all seminar series
  • Completion of at least 2,000 hours of supervised training.

Supervision

  • The primary supervisor is a licensed doctoral-level psychologist and provides a minimum of two hours of supervision weekly.
  • Interns also receive a minimum of two additional hours of supervision each week from supplemental supervisors.
  • Additional group supervision may be available at some sites.

Training Components

  • Assessment
  • Intervention
  • Consultation
  • Clinical case management
  • Applied research/ program evaluation
  • Cultural diversity
  • Professional behavior

Didactics

  • Occur bi-weekly on Fridays
  • Includes seminars on Treatment Methods, Special Topics and Professional Issues

Training Model

  • Scientist-Practitioner
  • Full immersion in program (i.e., non-rotational)
  •  Internship includes research component

Salary and Benefits

  • Stipend of $24,000
  • Medical insurance and prescription drug plan for intern and qualified dependents
  • 19 vacation days/ holidays
  • 8 paid sick days
  • 4 university contact/interview days

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