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Applicant Qualifications

  • 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.

Profession-wide Competencies

  • Assessment
  • Intervention
  • Consultation/and Interprofessional/Interdisicplinary Skills Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Applied research/ program evaluation
  • Individual and Cultural diversity
  • Supervision
  • Professional Values and Attitudes
  • Ethical and Legal Standards

Didactics

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

Annual Stipend and Benefits

  • Stipend of $28,000
  • Medical insurance and prescription drug plan for intern and qualified dependents
  • 19 vacation days/ holidays
  • Eight paid sick days
  • Four university contact/interview days 

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