Program Information: Emory University Counseling and Psychological Services

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1229
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Emory University Counseling and Psychological Services
Department: Emory University Counseling and Psychological Services
Address: 1462 Clifton Road
Suite 235
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
Country: United States
Metro Area: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA
Distance from Major City: located in Atlanta, Georgia
Phone: 404-727-7450
Fax: 404-727-2906
Email: katherine.werner@emory.edu
Web Address: http://studenthealth.emory.edu/cs/
Brochure Website's Address: http://studenthealth.emory.edu/cs/professional_training/pre_doc/index.html
Primary Agency Type: University Counseling Center
Additional Agency Types:
  • University Counseling Center
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Katie Werner
Chief Psychologist: Wanda Collins PhD
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 8
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 08/01/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 3
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: Comp Time , Dissertation Release Time, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above):
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Doctoral interns are involved in a variety of professional activities each day. These include individual, couples and group psychotherapy, outreach presentations, initial diagnostic assessments, and crisis intervention. CAPS trainees are encouraged to focus on social justice, inclusion and multicultural competence as a part of their training experiences. Each intern receives a minimum of 4 hours per week of individual supervision, supervision for group, and consultation and outreach activities. There are also weekly didactic seminars.
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? No
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: 11/01/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/17/2021
Tentative interview date: 01/06/2022
Interview process description:

Finalists will be contacted by email regarding interview invitations. Interviews are typically scheduled for early January. The interviews take place via Zoom. Emory Counseling and Psycholgical Services (CAPS) is committed to providing access for all people, and will provide accommodations if notified.

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs:
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: No
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 application deadline
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 500
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours:
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required: 3
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology 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 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: Prior to beginning employment for the internship year, the interns who match with the Emory CAPS internship must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check, in accordance with Emory University policy.
Program Description

The Emory University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides comprehensive mental health and preventive services for a student population which is culturally and clinically diverse. Interns gain experience in brief and longer-term individual, couples and group psychotherapy, outreach, intake assessments, consultation, biofeedback and stress management, and crisis intervention. Emory CAPS is a multidisciplinary setting, with staff and trainees representing Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Clinical Social Work; there are also consultative relationships with university psychiatrists. A variety of theoretical orientations and intervention models are represented among the senior staff. The Center's model of training emphasizes three components: intern development over the course of the internship year, mentoring relationships with senior professionals, and the importance of combining practice with science (practitioner/scholar model). A balance of challenge and support is seen as central to intern personal and professional growth and development. Interns receive intensive, supportive individual and group supervision on their therapy, supervision, crisis intervention and consultation experiences. While the internship is designed to provide each intern with a balanced general foundation of knowledge and experience, there is enough flexibility to permit each individual to explore and develop particular areas of interest. Emory CAPS clientele is diverse in terms of age (from late teens to 60's), race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual/affectional orientation, disability status, and SES. Typical presenting problems range from relationship or adjustment/developmental concerns, to depression, major mental illness, trauma/PTSD, and eating disorders. Along with their treatment and supervision experiences, interns participate in a number of didactic and experiential training seminars over the course of the internship year.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children:
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family:
Older Adults:
Inpatients:
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking: Yes
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students: Yes
International Students: Yes
Rural:
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
Homelessness:
Other:

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Individual Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Couples Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Family Therapy:
Group Therapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Community Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Crisis Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Brief Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Long-term Psychotherapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care:
Evidenced Based Practice: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidence Based Research:
Supervision of Practicum students :
Other:

Experience

Health Psychology:
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities:
Developmental Disabilities:
Assessment:
Neuropsychology-Adult:
Neuropsychology-Child:
Serious Mental Illness:
Anxiety Disorders:
Trauma/PTSD:
Sexual Abuse:
Substance Use Disorders:
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics:
School:
Counseling: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
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:
Supervision:
Research:
Administration:
Integrated health care - primary:
Integrated health care - specialty:
Other:

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: studenthealth.emory.edu/cs/  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: 142 82 90 76 82
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 48 30 30 30 30
Total number of interns: 3 3 3 3 3
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 3 3 3 3 3
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 1 2 3 2
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 2 1 0 1
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 2 2 0 1
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 1 1 3 2
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Working on dissertation/Student: 0 0 0 0 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 1 2 3 1 0
Community Mental Health Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0 0 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
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: 0 0 0 0 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
Correctional Facility: 0 0 0 0 0
School District/System: 0 0 0 0 0
University Counseling Center: 1 0 3 1 0
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 0 0 0
2 or 4 year Undergraduate Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Medical School: 0 0 0 0 0
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Independent Practice: 2 1 0 0 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0 1 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 0 0