Program Information: Psychology

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1506
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Applewood Centers, Inc.
Department: Psychology
Address: 3518 W. 25th St.
Cleveland, Ohio 44109
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH
Distance from Major City: Cleveland, OH
Phone: 216-741-2241x
Fax:
Email: stidd@applewoodcenters.org
Web Address: http://www.applewoodcenters.org
Brochure Website's Address: https://www.applewoodcenters.org/Careers
Primary Agency Type: Community Mental Health Center
Additional Agency Types:
  • Community Mental Health Center
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Shirah Cohen-Tidd
Chief Psychologist: Shirah Cohen-Tidd
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 2
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 1
Position Information
Start Date: 07/11/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 4
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 28711.80
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above):
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Intern work days will consist of a mix of individual psychotherapy, and/or psychological evaluations as well as individual and/or group supervision.
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? Yes
Doctoral Psychology Practicum StudentsYes
Masters Psychology Practicum StudentsYes
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? No
Internship Application Process
Accepting Applicants: Yes
Application Due Date: 11/05/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes, with additions
An onsite interview is:
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/03/2021
Tentative interview date: 01/11/2021
Interview process description:

Applicants will be notified by phone or email if they are selected for an interview and they will be notified by email or mail if they are not selected for an interview. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, interviews will most likely continue to be offered virtually via Zoom. Interviews will occur in January 2022 on 4 pre-selected days (Wednesday, January 12; Friday, January 14; Wednesday, January 19; and Friday, January 21). Applicants will interview with the supervising psychologist and training director and will have an opportunity to talk with the current interns separately about their experiences.

 

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 start of internship
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by ranking deadline
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 450
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours: 125
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
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

The predoctoral internship at Applewood Centers includes outpatient psychotherapy experience in our urban, community mental health center for children and adolescents and several psychological assessments. Opportunities to conduct psychological evaluations in a satellite office or residential treatment are available. The supervising psychologist utilize a CBT theoretical orientation, however, interns from various theoretical orientations are accepted and encouraged to share their knowledge of theoretical orientation and practice.  Interns participate in weekly didactic seminars and treatment team meetings. Seminar topics cover a wide range of topics including cultural competence, evidence-based treatments for a variety of diagnoses,clinical supervision, ethics and a variety of mental health disorders. In addition to weekly didadicts, we have weekly individual and group supervision. We welcome interns to stay with us to gather postdoctoral hours and experience (depending on postdoctoral interest and agency need and funding).

 

Dr. Shirah Cohen-Tidd is a clinical psychologist and training director with a specialty interest in the treatment of children and adolescents.  She earned both her master’s and doctoral degrees at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and her bachelor’s degree at Case Western Reserve University. She also earned a master’s degree in social work from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at  Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Cohen-Tidd completed her APA-Accredited pre-doctoral internship at Joseph J. Peters Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serving children, adolescents, and adults with a history of trauma. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health in Canton, OH.  Dr. Cohen-Tidd’s past experiences has included work in schools, outpatient, and private practice settings.

 

Dr. Sarah Lazic is a clinical psychologist with a specialty interest in the treatment of children and adolescents.  She earned both her master’s and doctoral degrees at Albizu University in Miami, Florida.  Dr. Revelin completed her APA-Accredited pre-doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Applewood Centers, Inc. During her internship and postdoctoral training, Dr. Revelin specialized in trauma-related interventions for children and adolescents and psychological assessment of children and adolescents .  Additionally, she gained additional experience in learning about and implementing components of evidence-based practices such as PCIT.  Dr. Revelin also has a background in elementary education. Dr. Revelin’s past experiences have included work in schools, outpatient, residential, and hospital settings.

 

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

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

Treatment Modalities

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

Experience

Health Psychology:
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Learning Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Developmental Disabilities: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Adult:
Neuropsychology-Child:
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: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Substance Use Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Forensics/Corrections: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
School:
Counseling: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation:
Supervision: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
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: www.applewoodcenters.org  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: 54 55 55 48 64
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 33 33 31 33 32
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 1 1 0 0
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 2 2 1 3 3
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 3 2 3 3 3
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 1 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 10 20 1 1 1
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 35 32 112 45 21
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: 3 3 3 3 3
Community Mental Health Center: 1 0 1 1 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 1 0 0
General Hospital: 1 0 0 0 0
Other Medical Center: 0 0 0 1 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 0 2 0 0 1
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
Correctional Facility: 0 1 0 0 0
School District/System: 0 0 0 0 0
University Counseling Center: 0 0 0 0 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: 1 0 0 0 2
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 1 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 0 0