A Message from the Associate Director/Director of Training
Dear Prospective Trainee,
Training is an important and long-standing aspect of our agency identity. We invest time and thought into our training roles, and we take great pride in helping our trainees grow and develop. We have trained practicum students from UI doctoral programs for four decades. Our doctoral internship in psychology has been APA-accredited since 1979. We have expanded to include social workers in our multi-disciplinary staff, and we are excited about adding social work training.
As of the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, we will have 8.25 FTE staff psychologists who will provide supervision and/or contribute to training. We have three social workers who contribute to psychology internship and social work practicum training. We are identified as scientist-practitioners, with a clear commitment to deliver evidence-based services to diverse consumers. We strive to help our trainees deliver responsive, multiculturally competent, and effective services. We as trainers are committed to engage with our trainees to examine the assumptions that inform our work; these are inextricably linked to our life experiences and intersecting sets of privileged and oppressed identities.
We deeply respect informed consent and evaluation processes; we strive for fairness and transparency in our supervisory and training roles. We work to be responsive to our trainees’ input, so that we can provide a positive learning environment.
If a rigorous and engaged training and supervisory process appeals to you, please consider making your application. Prospective interns must be enrolled in APA-accredited doctoral programs; they should apply through the APPIC process. Our APPIC Program Number is 124711. Prospective practicum students must be enrolled in a UI doctoral program or the UI’s MSW program. Please contact me at Julieemail@example.com if you would like to apply for a practicum position.
Julie Corkery, Ph.D.
Associate Director/Director of Training
*Questions related to the internship program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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