Program Information: Student Affairs

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1515
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Miami University Student Counseling Service
Department: Student Affairs
Address: 500 Harris Drive
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City: 30 miles north of Cincinnati OH
Phone: 513-529-4634x
Fax: 513-529-2975
Email: carrubmd@miamioh.edu
Web Address: http://miamioh.edu/student-life/student-counseling-service/about/apa-doctoral-internship/index.html
Brochure Website's Address: http://miamioh.edu/student-life/student-counseling-service/about/apa-doctoral-internship/index.html
Primary Agency Type: University Counseling Center
Additional Agency Types:
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Maria Carrubba-Whetstine
Chief Psychologist: John Ward
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 7
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: 4
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 26500
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Comp Time , Dissertation Release Time, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Licensing Exam Release Time, Life 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 Varies daily, but likely to include several hours of training and/or supervision, possibly up to 5 clinical hours, may also include consultation or outreach. All services are conducted through either in person or virtual platforms. See website for specifics. http://miamioh.edu/student-life/student-counseling-service/about/apa-doctoral-internship/service-activities/index.html
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: 11/12/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Preferred
Interview notification date: 12/10/2021
Tentative interview date: 01/11/2022
Interview process description:

We offer half day, interview dates over 3 days (January 11, 12, 13, 2022). Virtual interviews are likely to be done on January 10, 2022, for candidates who are unable to travel. Includes open discussion time, during which candidates will learn about varied activities in the center in which interns are engaged during the year.  Applicants will have individual interviews with the TD; 2-3 senior staff members; and a current intern. The format is relaxed with rich opportunities to become familiar with the climate of SCS culture.  (see website for additional information).

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: Varied programs throughout the U.S. and Canada.
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 ranking deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by ranking deadline
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 500
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours: 0
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 Not 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: If relevant, interns must abide by Ohio and MU policies regarding health and safety. In accordance with MU hiring procedure, interns must: be able to pass the Employee Background Check, and be able to represent and warrant, by completing a Declaration Regarding Material Assistance/Non-Assistance to a Terrorist Organization form (supplied by the University), that the applicant has not provided any material assistance, as that term is defined in ORC Section 2909.33 C, to an organization that is included on the United States Department of State Terrorist Exclusion List and that the applicant has truthfully answered no to every question on the form.
Program Description

Miami University is a midsize campus in a beautiful, rural setting in Ohio. Our program has a Developmental Mentorship Practitioner Model. Multidisciplinary staff of 7 full time licensed psychologists, 4 unlicensed psychologists, 3 Master's level clinicians hold varied theoretical orientations, working from integrationist perspectives, in dealing with a full range of mental health concerns from a traditional undergraduate and graduate student population. Theoretical orientations include feminist, multicultural, dynamic, interpersonal, CBT, ACT, solution-focused, and humanistic approaches. Clinical issues addressed include coping with pandemic related concerns, mood disorders (esp. anxiety, depression, and bipolar), relationship/family concerns, broad range of multicultural related concerns and support, sexual orientation and gender identity issues, eating disorders and body image, trauma recovery, women's and men's issues, personality disorders, career indecision, substance abuse assessments, and attention problem evaluations. Intern service provision could occur both virtually and in person. Interns are involved in a wide range of activities, including individual and group therapy (some couples therapy), parent/family consultations, career counseling, crisis work, ongoing liaison relationships, consultation and outreach, supervision of masters' level trainees, assessment seminar, and possibility of teaching. Training foci include; multicultural/diversity issues, gender issues, rape and sexual assault, eating disorders, alcohol and substance abuse, along with many other possibilities. One intern position is specifically focused on working with international students, especially Asian international students. For many more details about our setting, staff, and trainees, please visit our extensive website.

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:
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students: Yes
International Students: Yes
Rural: Yes
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: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Community Intervention:
Consultation/Liaison: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
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 : EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Other:

Experience

Health Psychology:
Women's Health: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sexual Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sports Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Learning Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Developmental Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Assessment: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Neuropsychology-Adult:
Neuropsychology-Child:
Serious Mental Illness: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Anxiety Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Trauma/PTSD: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sexual Abuse: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Substance Use Disorders: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics:
School:
Counseling: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Vocational/Career Development: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Multicultural Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Feminist Therapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Religion/Spirituality: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Research:
Administration: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
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: http://miamioh.edu/student-life/student-counseling-service/about/apa-doctoral-internship/index.html  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: 50 55 35 35
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 31 33 32 33
Total number of interns: 4 4 4 4
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 4 4 4 4
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 2 1 1 0
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 2 3 3 4
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 4 3 3 4
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 1 1 0
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 0 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 12 15 13 11
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 2 0 0 3
Community Mental Health Center: 1 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 1
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: 3 4 0 3 1
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: 0 0 0 1 2
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 0 0