Program Information: Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1577
Program Type: Internship
Site: Baylor College of Medicine
Department: Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Address: One Baylor Plaza, BCM 350
Houston, Texas 77030
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
Distance from Major City:
Phone: 713-873-4914x
Fax:
Email: ptnguyen@bcm.edu
Web Address: https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/phuong-nguyen-ph-d/b2396777-ffed-11e2-be68-080027880ca6
Brochure Website's Address: https://www.bcm.edu/psychology-internship
Primary Agency Type: Medical School
Additional Agency Types:
  • Academic Health Center
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Medical School
  • Private Outpatient Clinic
  • Private Psychiatric Hospital
  • State/County/Other Public Hospital
Member of APPIC since: 1969
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Phuong Nguyen
Chief Psychologist: Eric Storch
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 12
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 07/01/2020
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 4
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 27000
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above):
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site The typical work day varies depending on the specific track that the intern is matched with. Please contact the specific training track (i.e. The Menninger Clinic, TIRR MH Track, or OCD and Related Disorders Track) for details regarding training experiences. Please note, we are not currently recruiting for the Behavioral Medicine and Geropsychology Research Track. Contact information for specific training tracks can be found on our website (www.bcm.edu/psychology-internship). Applicants can also contact the BCM Internship Training Director (Phuong T. Nguyen, PhD) for additional information.
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? No
Is this program fully affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Is this program partially affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Internship Application Process
Accepting Applicants: Yes
Application Due Date: 11/01/2019 11:59 PM
Application Due Date Time Zone: Central Standard Time
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is: Preferred
Interview notification date: 12/13/2019
Interview notification date time zone: Central Standard Time
Tentative interview date: 01/10/2020
Interview process description:

Interviews will occur on Mondays and Fridays starting January 10th and include a program overview with the Training Director, meeting with a current intern in the track of interest, and individual interviews with supervising faculty.

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs:
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: No
Canadian Citizenship Required: No
Masters Degree Required: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by start of internship
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours:
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours:
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required: 3
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Accepted
School Psychology Not Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited Accepted
PCSAS-Accredited
Non-Accredited Not Accepted
Ph.D Degree Accepted
Psy.D. Degree Accepted
Ed.D. Degree Not Accepted
This institution, department, internship, or postdoctoral program requires trainees to sign a statement about personal behavior and/or religious beliefs as a condition of admission and/or retention in the program: No
How to obtain text of statement:
Other Requirements: After match, interns must pass a background check.
Program Description

The APA-accredited Psychology Internship Program at Baylor College of Medicine provides broad-based training within a scientist-practitioner model. Through a competency-based approach to training, the program prepares students for subsequent licensure as psychologists. For the 2020-2021 training year, the program is offering training tracks: 1) The Menninger Clinic - Adult Psychology Track (1 position), 2) TIRR Memorial Hermann - Rehabilitation Psychology/Neuropsychology Track (1 position), and 3) OCD and Related Disorders Track (2 positions).  Please note, we are not recruiting for the Behavioral Medicine and Geropsychology Research Track for the 2020-2021 AY. Please reference our website (https://www.bcm.edu/psychology-internship) for specific information about the training experiences offered in each track. All interns also provide individual outpatient psychotherapy through Baylor College of Medicine's Psychiatry Clinic, gain experience through a research rotation, and learn through program didactics.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children:
Adolescents:
Adults: Yes
Family:
Older Adults: Yes
Inpatients: Yes
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking: Yes
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students:
International Students:
Rural: Yes
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
Homelessness: Yes
Other:

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Individual Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Couples Therapy:
Family Therapy:
Group Therapy:
Community Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Crisis Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Brief Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Long-term Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Cognitive Rehabilitation: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Primary Care: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Evidenced Based Practice: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidence Based Research: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Supervision of Practicum students :
Other:

Experience

Health Psychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Physical Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Learning Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Developmental Disabilities:
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Adult: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Neuropsychology-Child:
Serious Mental Illness: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Anxiety Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Trauma/PTSD: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Sexual Abuse: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Substance Use Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Pediatrics:
School:
Counseling:
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy:
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation:
Supervision:
Research: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Administration:
Integrated health care - primary: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Integrated health care - specialty:
Other:

Additional information about training opportunities: Not all rotations or experiences may be available at all consortium sites, and some internship programs may not have updated this information recently. Please consult the program's web site https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/phuong-nguyen-ph-d/b2396777-ffed-11e2-be68-080027880ca6 or other application materials for a complete description of the training opportunities available at each site.

Summary of the Characteristics of the Specified Internship Class
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Number of Completed Applications: 119 154 164
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 43 50 42
Total number of interns: 4 6 6
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 4 6 6
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 3 6 6
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 1 0 0
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 4 6 6
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Working on dissertation/Student: 3 1 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 4 4 4
Community Mental Health Center: 0 0 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 1 1
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 0 0
General Hospital: 0 0 0
Other Medical Center: 0 0 1
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 2 1 1
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 0 0
Correctional Facility: 0 0 0
School District/System: 0 0 0
University Counseling Center: 0 0 0
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 1
2 or 4 year Undergraduate Teaching Position: 0 0 0
Medical School: 0 2 1
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0
Research Position: 1 0 0
Independent Practice: 1 0 1
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0