Program Information: Department of Clinical and Therapeutic Services

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1924
Program Type: Internship
Site: Central Texas Internship in Clinical and Forensic Psychology
Department: Department of Clinical and Therapeutic Services
Address: Center for Success and Independence: Rockdale Academy
696 North F.M 487
Rockdale, Texas 76567
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Distance from Major City: 50 miles east of Austin, TX
Phone: 512-446-3930x501
Fax: 512-446-5008
Email: ncarrasco@rrjjc.com
Web Address:
Brochure Website's Address:
Primary Agency Type: Prison or Other Correctional Facility
Additional Agency Types:
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric or Pediatrics
  • Prison or Other Correctional Facility
Member of APPIC since: 2004
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Not Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Nicolas Carrasco
Chief Psychologist: John Hertenberger
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 1
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 1
Position Information
Start Date: 08/13/2018
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 4
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Low Stipend High Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend Ranges for Next Class: 25000
Part Time Annual Stipend Ranges for Next Class:

Stipend ranges are values in US Dollars.

Fringe Benefits: Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Interns get off on Major National Holiday, such as Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day and Fourth of July. They also earn 40 hours of vacation time per calendar year.
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Interns work four 10-hour days per week. Except for Tuesday, when we have staffings and training, the day typically consists of providing three to four hours of individual/family therapy, co-facilitating two hours of group therapy and/or psychoeducational programming, some case-management, documentation of therapeutic activities and creating and updating Treatment Plans and writing Monthly Progress Reports. On a typical day, the intern is also likely to communicate with internal departments, such as security, school, or medical, and with outside agencies, such as Juvenile Probation Department, CPS, or CASA representatives.
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: No
Application Due Date:
Application Due Date Time Zone: Central Standard Time
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is: Not offered
Interview notification date:
Interview notification date time zone: Central Standard Time
Tentative interview date:
Interview process description:

Effective August 2019, we will no longer be offereing an Internship Program.

How to obtain application info: Email the Program
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: Argosy University-American School of Professional Psychology Various campuses); University of the Rockies; Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Los Angeles Campus and Chicago Campus); Alliant International University (San Diego Campus)
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: No
Canadian Citizenship Required: No
Masters Degree Required: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by start of internship
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 None
Counseling Psychology None
School Psychology None
APA-Accredited None
CPA-Accredited Acceptable
Non-Accredited None
Ph.D Degree None
Psy.D. Degree Preferred
Ed.D. Degree None
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: Effective August 2019, we will no longer be offering an Internship Program
Other Requirements:
Program Description

Effective August 2019, we will no longer be offering an Internship Program.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children:
Adolescents:
Adults:
Family:
Older Adults:
Inpatients:
Outpatients:
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender:
Ethnic minorities:
Spanish-speaking:
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students:
International Students:
Rural:
Urban:
Low income:
Homelessness:
Other: Effective 2019, we will no longer be offering an Internship Program.

Treatment Modalities

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

Experience

Health Psychology:
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Eating Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Developmental Disabilities:
Assessment:
Neuropsychology-Adult:
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: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Sexual Offenders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Geropsychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Pediatrics:
School:
Counseling: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Vocational/Career Development: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Multicultural Therapy:
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation:
Supervision: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Research: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Administration: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Integrated health care - primary:
Integrated health care - specialty:
Other:

Effective 2019, we will no longer be offering an Internship Program.

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
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Number of Completed Applications: 18 20 16
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 10 14 8
Total number of interns: 4 4 4
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 0 1 1
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 0 0 1
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 4 4 3
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 4 4 4
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 0 0 5
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 20 15 12
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Working on dissertation/Student: 0 0 1
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 1 0
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 1 0
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 1 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: 1 1 1
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0
Unknown: 3 0 2