Site Name: University of Florida Health Science Center
Department: Department of Clinical & Health Psychology
As of this writing, The University of Florida Health Science Center Internship will be offering a virtual interview day on the following dates: January 7, 14 & 21 2022. Applicants will be notified of an interview invitation by e-mail. The interview day will begin with a group zoom meeting with Dr. Waxenberg, training director, for the first hour. Applicants will also have a zoom group meeting with all of the faculty in their area of interest and then all interviewees will have at least 3 individual zoom meetings with faculty members. Requests to meet with specific staff are quite welcome. Next, applicants will virtually meet with a panel of current interns from the applicant's area of interest (child/pediatric, health, neuropsychology). The day ends with a final zoom group meeting with Dr. Waxenberg. There will be built in breaks throughout the day to prevent zoom fatigue. There will also be a virtual tour of the department and clinic so you can get a good feeling for the climate of the department.
We are also discussing having an open house after interviews and after rankings have been submitted for those who are interested and able to travel to Gainesville. But it would be very tight to fit into our time schedule. Please stay tuned for any changes in dates and a possible optional open house.
The UF Health Science Center Internship Program combines general training in the practice of clinical psychology in a health care setting together with more intensive focused training in one of three areas: (1) clinical child/pediatric psychology; (2) medical/health psychology; or (3) clinical neuropsychology. Focused training allows the intern to concentrate intensively on a major area of professional interest. By the conclusion of the internship year, all interns are expected to demonstrate advanced knowledge and competence with respect to their area of focus within clinical psychology (i.e., clinical child/pediatric psychology, medical/health psychology, clinical neuropsychology) as well as competence in the general clinical skills needed for sucess in each area of focus. Interns see a broad range of therapy patients, shoring up their general clinical skills. Interns may also complete a research project with a faculty supervisor of their choosing. The time allotted for research is approximately 10%.
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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:
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.