DOCTORAL INTERNSHIP IN HEALTH SERVICE PSYCHOLOGY: TRAINEE ADMISSIONS, SUPPORT, AND OUTCOME DATA
|Does the program or institution require students, trainees, and/or staff (faculty) to comply with specific policies or practices related to the institution’s affiliation or purpose? Such policies or practices may include, but are not limited to, admissions, hiring, retention policies, and/or requirements for completion that express mission and values?
|If yes, provide website link (or content from brochure) where this specific information is presented:
Internship Program Admissions
|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 UGA CAPS Doctoral Internship Program currently offers two full-time internship positions. Students interested in applying should submit an online application through the APPIC website (www.appic.org) using the APPIC Application for Psychology Internships (AAPI).
A complete application consists of the following materials:
To be considered for the internship program, all application materials must be received by the date noted in the current APPIC directory listing. Applicants are required to have a master’s degree and to have passed their comprehensive exams by the ranking deadline for the National Match.
|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
|Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours
|Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:
|UGA CAPS will base its selection process on the entire application package as listed above. Applicants who meet the following qualifications prior to beginning internship are considered preferred:
Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*
|Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns
|Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns
|Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?
|If access to medical insurance is provided:
|Trainee contribution to cost required?
|Coverage of family member(s) available?
|Coverage of legally married partner available?
|Coverage of domestic partner available?
|Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)
|Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave
|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?
|Other Benefits (please describe):
|Additional professional leave time
|*Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table
Initial Post-Internship Positions
|Total # of interns who were in the cohorts
|Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree
|Community mental health center
|University Counseling Center
|Veterans Affairs Health Care System
|Health maintenance organization
|Independent practice setting
|Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position.