Department : Internship Consortium

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1176
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology
Department: Internship Consortium
Address: 2460 S. Vine Street
Denver, Colorado 80208
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO
Distance from Major City: located within Denver and approximately 20 miles from furthest site
Phone: 303-871-3988
Fax:
Training Director Email: carrie.landin@du.edu
Co-Training Director Email:
Web Address: https://psychology.du.edu/training/internship-consortium
Brochure Website's Address: https://psychology.du.edu/training/internship-consortium
Primary Agency Type: Consortium
Additional Agency Types:
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric or Pediatrics
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Consortium
  • Private Outpatient Clinic
  • State/County/Other Public Hospital
  • University Counseling Center
  • Other
Member of APPIC since: 1990
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director: Carrie Landin
Chief Psychologist: Torrey Wilson
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 40
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 4
Position Information
Start Date: 08/01/2024
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 14
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 32000
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dissertation Release Time, Health Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): For Spanish and English bilingual interns (who demonstrate proficiency), there is a 10% stipend increase 23 total PTO days including holidays (10 PTO days, 13 DU Holidays); sick leave of 4 hours accrued for every 30 hours worked up to 48 hours, DU pioneer cards; access to DU activities, discounted RTD bus pass
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site 4 days/week on site and Friday seminars mostly at DU. Mondays - Thursdays vary by sites but includes psychotherapy, assessment, supervision of practicum students, and consultation. Friday seminars include Professional Issues, Research, Culture and Identity, and Assessment/Diagnosis
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? Yes
Doctoral Psychology Practicum StudentsYes
Masters Psychology Practicum StudentsNo
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? Yes
Details of the above affiliations Partially affiliated with the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP), which means that preference will be given to some qualified DU students. However, we welcome applicants from other programs and are glad to match with you. Typically, more than half of each cohort is from a program other than DU GSPP.
Internship Application Process
Accepting Applicants: Yes
Application Due Date: 11/04/2024 11:59 PM EST
Interviews at this site are:
A Virtual Interview is: Required
Interview notification date: N/A
Tentative interview date: N/A
Interview process description:

Each site conducts separate interviews. Our current tentative planned interview dates are as follow:

DU Health and Counseling Center:     January 4, 5, 10, 11

Kaiser Permanente Colorado:             TBD

CMHH Ft Logan:                               January 3, 4, 8. 9

WellPower:                                       Child/Family, Right Start/Infant: week of Jan 8th

                                                       Adult Outpatient: week of Jan 15th

Nicoletti-Flater Assoc:                       TBA

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: University of Denver, Stanford University, Tulane University, George Washington University, University of Akron, University of North Dakota, University of Louisville, Nova Southeastern, Ponce Health Sciences University, Carlos Albizo Miami, University of Indianapolis, Pacific University, Alliant/CSPP Los Angeles/Sacramento/San Diego, University of Oregon, Pepperdine University, Texas Woman's University, University of Texas, Spalding University, Carlow University, Long Island University, William James College, University of San Francisco, Fielding Graduate University, University of Kansas, Wright State University, University of Wisconsin, Antioch University, New Mexico State University, Adler University and University of Northern Colorado, Texas A&M University, Chicago School of Professional Psychology, University of Louisville, Wheaton College, Texas Tech University, Chaminade University of Honolulu, Kansas City University
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: Yes
If NOT a U.S. Citizen, Authorization to Work or to Engage in Practical Training (CPT or OPT) in the US is Required: Yes
Canadian Citizenship Required: No
If NOT a Canadian Citizen, Authorization to Work in Canada or to Engage in Practical Training (CPT or OPT) in Canada is 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 (if applicable): 400
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours (if applicable): 30
Minimum Number of Combined Intervention and Assessment Hours (if applicable):
Does your program require applicants to submit supplemental materials (i.e., an assessment report and/or a case/treatment summary): No
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required (if applicable): 3
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Accepted
School Psychology Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited Accepted
PCSAS-Accredited Accepted
Non-Accredited Not Accepted
Ph.D Degree Accepted
Psy.D. Degree Accepted
Ed.D. Degree 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: CMHH FL requires both the flu and Covid vaccines, except for cases with a documented medical or religious exemption. CMHH FL also requires negative TB test, background check, drug screen Kaiser requires the following: Covid Vaccination, Negative TB test (test must be completed less than one year), TDAP, 2 MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella), 2 series Hepatitis B or 3 series Hepatitis B, 2 Varicella (Chicken pox), Flu Vaccination (optional at this point). In addition, Kaiser requires background check, and applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident – we will not accept interns on any Visas. NFA requires Covid-19 and the flu vaccines DUHCC requires Covid-19 vaccine and the flu vaccine, in addition to a negative TB test that we do on site. You can be exempt from the Covid vaccine if you have documented religious or medical reasons. You cannot be exempt from the flu vaccine. We provide the flu vaccine free of charge. WellPower requires both the flu and Covid-19 vaccines, except for cases with a documented medical or religious exemption. *The University of Denver, Health and Counseling Center and WellPower sites will accept non-US citizen applicants.
Program Description

Please see our web site: https://psychology.du.edu/training/internship-consortium for more detailed information. Please note that we are partially affiliated with the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology which means that preference will be given to some qualified DU students but we enthusiastically accept applications from other programs and always match with them as well. Our Consortium includes five sites (see below), Interns match with one site and are there Mondays - Thursdays then spend Fridays together in shared seminars. Please note that CMHIFL and Kaiser will not accept international students.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Infants: Yes
Toddlers: Yes
Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults: Yes
Inpatients: Yes
Outpatients: Yes
LGBTQ+: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking: Yes
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired: Yes
Students: Yes
International Students: Yes
Rural:
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
People without housing: Yes
Other: Varies by site

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Individual Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Couples Therapy: Experience (21% to 30%)
Family Therapy: Emphasis (31% to 49%)
Group Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Community Intervention: Experience (21% to 30%)
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: Emphasis (31% to 49%)
Cognitive Rehabilitation: Emphasis (31% to 49%)
Primary Care: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidenced Based Practice: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidence Based Research: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Supervision of Practicum students : Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Other: The emphasis on each of these areas of practice vary by site

Experience

Health Psychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Women's Health: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
HIV/AIDS: Exposure (1% to 20%)
Eating Disorders: Emphasis (31% to 49%)
Sexual Disorders: Experience (21% to 30%)
Sports Psychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Rehabilitation Psychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Physical Disabilities: Experience (21% to 30%)
Learning Disabilities: Experience (21% to 30%)
Developmental Disabilities: Experience (21% to 30%)
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Adult: Emphasis (31% to 49%)
Neuropsychology-Child: Emphasis (31% to 49%)
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: Experience (21% to 30%)
Substance Use Disorders: Emphasis (31% to 49%)
Forensics/Corrections: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Sexual Offenders: Experience (21% to 30%)
Geropsychology: Exposure (1% to 20%)
Pediatrics: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
School:
Counseling: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Vocational/Career Development: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Multicultural Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Feminist Therapy: Emphasis (31% to 49%)
Religion/Spirituality: Experience (21% to 30%)
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy: Experience (21% to 30%)
Program Development/Evaluation: Experience (21% to 30%)
Supervision: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Research: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Administration: Emphasis (31% to 49%)
Integrated health care - primary: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Integrated health care - specialty: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Other:

Exposure percentages of each of these areas varies by site and track

Additional information about training opportunities: Not all rotations or training experiences may be available as described in the APPIC Directory. Please consult the program's application materials or their website at: https://psychology.du.edu/training/internship-consortium  for a complete description of the training opportunities available at this training site. IF the site has not updated their information by August 1, feel free to contact the Training Director for additional information.

Summary of the Characteristics of the Specified Internship Class
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Number of Completed Applications: 144 71 205 231 415 310 255
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 55 48 65 85 90 134 160
Total number of interns: 14 11 15 14 13 12 13
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 14 11 15 14 12 12 13
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 3 0 3 4 3 3 4
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 11 11 12 10 8 9 9
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 14 11 12 13 9 11 10
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 0 2 1 2 1 3
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 6 3 3 8 3 3 3
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 47 113 59 60 18 23 47
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class (1st Placement)
2022-2023 2023-2024
Academic teaching: 0
Community mental health center: 0 0
Consortium: 0 0
University Counseling Center: 1 0
Hospital/Medical Center: 1 0
Veterans Affairs Health Care System: 1 0
Psychiatric facility: 0 0
Correctional facility: 0 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0
School district/system: 0 0
Independent practice setting: 9 0
Other (Academic Psychology Department): 0 0
Link to Program's Trainee Admissions, Support, and Outcome Data: https://psychology.du.edu/internship-consortium