Program Information: Psychology

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1839
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Department: Psychology
Address: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
1145 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 7K4
Country: Canada
Metro Area: Ottawa-Gatineau
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City:
Phone: 613-722-6521x7135
Fax: 613-761-3628
Email: judy.makinen@theroyal.ca
Web Address: http://www.theroyal.ca/
Brochure Website's Address: https://www.theroyal.ca/predoctoral-residency-program-clinical-psychology
Primary Agency Type: State/County/Other Public Hospital
Additional Agency Types:
Member of APPIC since: 2004
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Not Accredited
CPA Accreditation Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Judy Makinen
Chief Psychologist: Michele Todd
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 26
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 10
Position Information
Start Date: 09/01/2020
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 6
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 35000
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class:
Fringe Benefits: Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Please note: Sick leave (5 days) includes personal leave. Vacation entitlement is 20 days plus statutory holidays.
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? Yes
Doctoral Psychology Practicum StudentsYes
Masters Psychology Practicum Students
Do Psychology Interns/Postdocs Have the Opportunity to Supervise Practicum Students?Yes
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: Eastern Standard Time
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is: Optional
Interview notification date: 12/06/2019
Interview notification date time zone: Eastern Standard Time
Tentative interview date: 01/09/2020
Interview process description:

Applicants are shortlisted for interview on December 6, 2019. Interviews with potential supervisors are scheduled for January 2020. Details are outlined in the residency brochure. Telephone interviews are arranged if necessary. The interview goal is for both applicant and program to develop a sense of "goodness of fit." Opportunity to correspond with current residents or other faculty is encouraged.

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Visit Website
We have matched with interns from these programs:
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: No
Canadian Citizenship Required: Yes
Masters Degree Required: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by start of internship
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours:
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours:
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required:
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Not 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: Clear Police Records Check for Service with Vulnerable Sector valid within 6 months prior to start date. Professional liability insurance, up-to-date immunization record, and tuberculosis test are required at start of residency.
Program Description

The Royal’s Psychology Residency Program has one track with six residency positions. Residents spend a year gaining clinical experience in a mental health setting. In addition, the residents will engage in the internal and city-wide seminar series, group supervision, and peer consultation. Residents gain experience in program evaluation, supervision of a practicum student, and have an option of a rotation at our off-site locations (i.e.., Community Mental Health and Forensics in Brockville). Residents undertake a one-year primary rotation and two six-month secondary rotations. The Royal's  Residency Program in Clinical Psychology received concurrent CPA and APA accreditation from September 2005 to 2013. CPA reaccreditation was granted from 2012/13 until 2019/20. We are applying for CPA reaccreditation for 2020-21 and beyond.

 

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children:
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults: Yes
Inpatients: Yes
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking:
French-speaking: Yes
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students: Yes
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: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Family Therapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Group Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Community Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Crisis Intervention:
Brief Psychotherapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Long-term Psychotherapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care:
Evidenced Based Practice: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Evidence Based Research:
Supervision of Practicum students : EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Other: Program Evaluation

Experience

Health Psychology:
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Developmental Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Adult: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
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: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sexual Offenders: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Geropsychology: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Pediatrics:
School:
Counseling:
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy:
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Supervision: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Research:
Administration: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Integrated health care - primary:
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 www.theroyal.ca/ 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: 93 83 80
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 34 24 23
Total number of interns: 7 6 6
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 7 6 6
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 7 6 6
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 0 0 0
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 7 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 6 3 6
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 33 29 32
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Working on dissertation/Student: 0 0 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 2 0
Community Mental Health Center: 0 1 1
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 0
Correctional Facility: 1 1 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: 6 0 2
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 3