Site Name: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Department: Counseling & Student Development Center
All interviews are conducted via Zoom video conferencing. Video conference interviews are usually 45 minutes in length with about 10-15 minutes for applicant questions. The intern selection committee, which includes both psychologists and current interns, will be present for the video conference interview. Applicants may be invited for a 2nd interview.
The CSDC internship embraces a philosophy of experiential learning and provides practitioner-scholar training. Emphases of the training program include: (a) facilitating the psychological development of university students; (b) acquiring multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skills within a diverse and international university community; and (c) integrating ideas and strategies from several different theories of psychotherapy. Interns receive training and are expected to develop competence in nine areas: (1) Research; (2) Ethical and legal standards; (3) Individual and cultural diversity; (4) Professional values, attitudes, and behaviors; (5) Communication and interpersonal skills; (6) Assessment; (7) Intervention; (8) Supervision; and (9) Consultation and interprofessionaly/interdisciplinary skills. Full-Time status is guaranteed 1900 hours. However, all trainees have been able to clock 2000 hours.
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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.