Site Name: Duke University
Department: Counseling and Psychological Services
The Training Director chairs an internship selection committee comprised of staff psychologists, licensed staff members, and current or former interns. The committee meets in November to discuss interview procedures and expectations. The Training Director reviews applications and top candidates are selected for interviews. Those not selected for interviews are notified by email by December 15, 2022. Interviews will be conducted between January 3-13, 2023.
All interviews are conducted via Zoom. CAPS is mindful of the cost-prohibitive nature of travel to multiple internship sites for interviews. Consequently, we only conduct videoconference interviews. Each interview lasts 45 minutes and is conducted by 2-3 members of the committee, including the Training Director. Each applicant may request to speak further with a current or recent intern for more information in a less formal context, about internship and/or living in the Triangle area.
Occasionally, candidates may decide to visit the center and campus. We are able to accommodate informal visits as well. Phone conversations and visits after the phone interviews are offered for candidates to gain as much information about CAPS as possible. Please understand that these contacts will not be factored into the formal selection process. Candidates will not meet members of the selection team.
Duke CAPS training program is based on the health service psychologist training model, with an emphasis on experiential clinical learning and use of evidence-based research in the provision of services. Training occurs within an interdisciplinary agency of psychologists, clinical social workers, clinical mental health counselors, and psychiatry professionals. Didactic and applied learning exercises occur within an interprofessional working environment that includes health and wellness professionals from Student Health, DuWell, and Duke Reach (case management). The overarching goal of Duke CAPS training program is to foster personal and professional growth within a health and wellness model, consistent with the goals of CAPS and Student Affairs. Specific aims include:
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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.