Program Information: 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: 5
Phone: 303-871-3988
Fax:
Email: carrie.landin@du.edu
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:
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Consortium
  • Private Outpatient Clinic
  • State/County/Other Public Hospital
  • University Counseling Center
  • Other
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Carrie Landin
Chief Psychologist: Terri Davis
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 60
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 4
Position Information
Start Date: 08/03/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 13
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): 24 total PTO days including holidays; DU pioneer cards; access to DU activities
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, Multicultural, 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 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 is from other programs other than DU GSPP.
Internship Application Process
Accepting Applicants: Yes
Application Due Date: 12/07/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Not Offered
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/15/2021
Tentative interview date:
Interview process description:

Each site conducts separate interviews. Our current tentative plans interviews are as follow:

DU Health and Counseling Center:     December/January

Kaiser Permanente Colorado:             December 9, 15, 16

CMHI Ft Logan:                                Jan 6, 7, 10, 11

Mental Health Center of Denver:        Child/Family: 1/4/22 to 1/6/22; Right Start/Infant: 1/5/22 to 1/78/22; Adult/Wellshire: 1/10/22 to      1/12/22

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, 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
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: No
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: 400
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours: 30
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required: 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:
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

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
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired: Yes
Students: Yes
International Students: Yes
Rural:
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
Homelessness: 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: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
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: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
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: varies by site

Experience

Health Psychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Women's Health: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
HIV/AIDS: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Eating Disorders: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Sexual Disorders: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sports Psychology: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
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: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
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:

Varies by site

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
Number of Completed Applications: 144 71 205 231 415
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 55 48 65 85 90
Total number of interns: 14 11 15 14 13
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 14 11 15 14 12
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 3 0 3 4 3
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 11 11 12 10 8
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 14 11 12 13 9
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 0 2 1 2
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 1 0 1
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 6 3 3 8 3
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 47 113 59 60 18
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Working on dissertation/Student: 1 0 1 1 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 3 5 10 4 9
Community Mental Health Center: 1 0 0 1 1
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0 1 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 1
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
General Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
Other Medical Center: 1 0 3 1 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 0 1 0 1
Correctional Facility: 1 0 0 1 0
School District/System: 0 0 0 0 0
University Counseling Center: 2 5 2 2 1
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 0 0 0
2 or 4 year Undergraduate Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Medical School: 0 3 0 1 0
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 0 1 0
Independent Practice: 6 5 6 6 8
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 0 0