Program Information: Division of Public and Behavioral Health

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 2323
Program Type: Internship
Site: Nevada Psychology Internship Consortium (NV-PIC)
Department: Division of Public and Behavioral Health
Address: Attn: Dr. Emily Slife
1650 Community College Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
Country: United States
Metro Area: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV
Distance from Major City:
Phone: 702-486-0711x
Web Address:
Brochure Website's Address:
Primary Agency Type: Consortium
Additional Agency Types:
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Consortium
  • State/County/Other Public Hospital
Member of APPIC since: 09/22/2015
APA Accreditation Accredited on Contingency
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Emily Slife
Chief Psychologist: Emily Slife
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 20
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 08/06/2018
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 4
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class:
Low Stipend High Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend Ranges for Next Class: 28000
Part Time Annual Stipend Ranges for Next Class:

Stipend ranges are values in US Dollars.

Fringe Benefits: Disability 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
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: 12/05/2017 11:59 PM
Application Due Date Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time
This program uses the AAPI: Yes, with additions
An onsite interview is: Preferred
Interview notification date: 12/15/2017
Interview notification date time zone: Pacific Standard Time
Tentative interview date:
Interview process description:

Applicants will be notified of their interview status by email on or before December 15. Interviews will occur in early January. Additional information will be provided soon.

Although NV-PIC prefers to conduct interviews in-person, we recognize that travel can be cost-prohibitive for many applicants. For that reason, applicants also have the option of conducting an interview via videoconference. For applicants who are unable to utilize videoconferencing, please contact NV-PIC to discuss how a telephonic interview can be conducted.

All applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to visit all NV-PIC sites to which they have been invited to interview. Please contact the Site Director from the training site(s) you wish to visit to inquire about availability. 

Please note that for the 2018-19 training year NV-PIC is pleased to welcome Emily Slife, PhD as the incoming Training Director. Dr. Slife can be reached at 




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:
Dissertation Proposal Approved:
Dissertation Defended:
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 500
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours:
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required:
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Preferred
Counseling Psychology Preferred
School Psychology Acceptable
APA-Accredited Preferred
CPA-Accredited Preferred
Non-Accredited Acceptable
Ph.D Degree Preferred
Psy.D. Degree Preferred
Ed.D. Degree Preferred
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:
Program Description

The Nevada Psychology Internship Consortium (NV-PIC) offers one-year, full-time doctoral internships beginning and ending in August. The start date for the 2018-2019 cohort is August 6, 2018. NV-PIC's mission is to prepare and retain high quality and culturally competent psychologists to provide integrated public behavioral health care for the people of Nevada. NV-PIC represents the collaborative effort of three sites within one state agency, the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, to share resources and faculty for the purpose of providing a diversified educational program for psychology interns. Training takes place at training sites in or around the greater-Reno area, Las Vegas, and Carson City: Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (Sparks, NV); Carson City Rural Clinics (Carson City, NV); and, Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (Las Vegas, NV).

NV-PIC provides a range of clinical and didactic experiences that represents the necessary depth and breadth required for future professional practice within psychology. Interns have a primary placement at one of three sites, with the possibility of completing minor rotations and other training experiences at the other sites within the consortium or with community partners. Across training sites, interns are expected to complete 2,000 hours of training during the course of the internship year, of which at least 25% (500 hours) are spent in the provision of direct face-to-face clinical services. This includes completing an average of 10-20 hours per week of face-to-face direct service delivery. Interns are expected to achieve the goals and objectives of the internship program and to abide by the APA Code of Ethics, the requirements of the NV-PIC training program, and the policies and procedures of their primary training site.

NV-PIC trains clinical psychologists who are effective consumers of research and who utilize scholarly inquiry to inform their practice. NV-PIC offers generalist training, with the opportunity for specialized training that varies across training sites. Training at all sites includes an emphasis in behavioral health intervention, psychological assessment, and consultation and systems collaboration. 

For more information on NV-PIC and its three consortium sites, please visit our website:

Internship Training Opportunities


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

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: Yes
Individual Therapy: Yes
Couples Therapy:
Family Therapy: Yes
Group Therapy: Yes
Community Intervention: Yes
Consultation/Liaison: Yes
Crisis Intervention: Yes
Brief Psychotherapy: Yes
Long-term Psychotherapy: Yes
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care: Yes
Evidenced Based Practice: Yes
Evidence Based Research: Yes
Supervision of Practicum students : Yes
Other: Restoration to competency


Health Psychology:
Women's Health:
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities: Yes
Developmental Disabilities: Yes
Assessment: Yes
Serious Mental Illness: Yes
Anxiety Disorders: Yes
Trauma/PTSD: Yes
Sexual Abuse: Yes
Substance Use Disorders: Yes
Forensics/Corrections: Yes
Sexual Offenders:
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy:
Feminist Therapy:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Yes
Public Policy/Advocacy: Yes
Program Development/Evaluation:
Integrated health care - primary: Yes
Integrated health care - specialty:

Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED);


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 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
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Number of Completed Applications: 22 50 36
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 18 29 27
Total number of interns: 4 4 3
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 1 3 1
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 1 1 0
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 3 3 3
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 4 4 3
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 3 2 4
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 8 39 34
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Working on dissertation/Student: 0 1 1
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 3 3
Community Mental Health Center: 0 1 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 0 0
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 0 0
General Hospital: 0 0 0
Other Medical Center: 0 0 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 0 0 0
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 3 1
Correctional Facility: 0 0 0
School District/System: 0 0 0
University Counseling Center: 0 0 0
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 0
2 or 4 year Undergraduate Teaching Position: 0 0 0
Medical School: 0 0 0
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 0
Independent Practice: 0 0 2
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 1
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0