Program Information: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1519
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: University of Oklahoma Health Science Center (OUHSC)
Department: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Address: P.O. Box 26901-WP 3440
920 Stanton L. Young Blvd., WP 3440
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126-0901
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City:
Phone: 405-271-8001x47680
Fax: 405-271-8802
Email: jim-scott@ouhsc.edu
Web Address: https://medicine.ouhsc.edu/Academic-Departments/Psychiatry-and-Behavioral-Sciences/Training-and-Education-Programs/Clinical-Psychology-Internship
Brochure Website's Address: https://medicine.ouhsc.edu/Academic-Departments/Psychiatry-and-Behavioral-Sciences/Training-and-Education-Programs/Clinical-Psychology-Internship
Primary Agency Type: Academic Health Center
Additional Agency Types:
  • Academic Health Center
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric or Pediatrics
  • Medical School
  • State/County/Other Public Hospital
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Jim Scott
Chief Psychologist: Jim Scott
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 36
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 1
Position Information
Start Date: 07/01/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 7
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 23600
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Health Insurance, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Paid Holidays
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Patient care, supervision, and didactic classes.
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? Yes
Doctoral Psychology Practicum Students
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:
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: /
Tentative interview date:
Interview process description:

The program has 2 different funding sources and will be interviewing for the following positions:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychology - Match #151914 -2 positions
  2. Child Clinical Psychology (Center for Child Abuse and Neglect/ Child Study Center) - Match #151915 -1 position
  3. Pediatric Psychology/ Children's Hospital of Oklahoma - Match #151917-1 position
  4. Integrated Behavioral Health - Match # 151911-3 position

For Additional informtion please visit the program website.

The interview process will be conducted via remote conferencing and interviews. The process swill be as similar to our usual processes as possible while being conducted via Zoom Meeting platform. The Interview process will include a group Program Overview followed by individual interviews with faculty chosen from the applicants stated areas of interest in their application. We will also have small group meetings that will have representative faculty from areas outside the primary interest areas or applicants to provide information about additional experiences for training across the consortium. There will also be group meetings with current trainees (Interns and Postdoctoral Resident) which will not be evaluative, but will provide an opportunity for applicants to ask questions of current trainees about the area and their training experiences.  The interview process will conclude with a group question and answer session with the program directors. Limited on site tours of the HSC campus will be available pending developments of the COVID-19, but are not required and will not affect program applicant selection decisions.

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: No
Dissertation Proposal Approved: No
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours:
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 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:
Program Description

We believe the Internship should be devoted primarily to clinical activities, however, science provides the basis for much of our clinical practice. The core of the intern's training is in the clinical activities on rotations and each intern will be active in a wide range of clinical activities. Our program is a General Internship, and as such, interns gain assessment experience working with adults and children. Interns have experience in psychotherapy and assessment.

Our major goal is to prepare students for the practice of professional psychology, particularly clinical and counseling psychology. Other goals include learning high standards of ethical practice and sensitivity to cultural and individual difference. The rotation choices an intern makes, allow for specialized training in either clinical neuropsychology, pediatric and clinical child psychology, or adult psychology while maintaining a general internship philosophy. Each intern has approximately 12 possible rotation choices.

There are approximately 36 full time and 1 part time faculty & 7 interns. We have 3 major rotations of 4 months duration, each of which involves 24 hours of clinical work each week, and 3 minor rotations which involve 12 hours of clinical activity each week. We have 4 internship-wide didactics and many specific rotation didactics which meet each week. Interns receive a minimum of 3 hours of regularly scheduled, face-to-face individual supervision. Our program is devoted to educating interns, and faculty value their teaching and supervision activities. Our program is located on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center campus, as part of the OU Medical Center. 

Applicant Citizenship/Work Authorization The positions funded by the research grant (HRSA) require U.S. Citizenship. For a list of Internship positions funding and associated Citizenship/Work Authorization restrictions please see the programs websites.

 

Accreditation Status  The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences currently has three APA accredited training programs: Pre-doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, Postdoctoral Residency in Clinical Psychology and a Postdoctoral Residency in Clinical Neuropsychology. For Academic year 2021-2022, these programs are accredited as a Consortium between the OUHSC and Oklahoma City VA. Beginning in the 2022-2023 training year, there will no longer be a consortium training relationship with the OKC VA. The three training programs will continue to be sponsored under a single institution (i.e. OUHSC). The psychology training programs at OUHSC have continuously been APA accredited since 1964 (Internship) and 2002 (Clinical and Clinical Neuropsychology Residencies) and we do not anticipate any disruption in accreditation as we make this transition. We have submitted our intent to apply for full accreditation and all program self-studies to APA Committee on Accreditation; they are currently under review. We anticipate having a site visit in late 2022 with no break in accreditation status for the 2022-2023 academic year.

 

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults: Yes
Inpatients: Yes
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking: Yes
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students: Yes
International Students:
Rural: Yes
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: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Family Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Group Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Community Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Consultation/Liaison: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Crisis Intervention: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Brief Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Long-term Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Cognitive Rehabilitation: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Primary Care: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidenced Based Practice: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidence Based Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision of Practicum students : EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Other:

Experience

Health Psychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Women's Health: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
HIV/AIDS: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Eating Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sports Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Rehabilitation Psychology: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Physical Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Learning Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Developmental Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Adult: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Child: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
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: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Offenders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Geropsychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Pediatrics: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
School: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Counseling: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Vocational/Career Development: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Multicultural Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Feminist Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Religion/Spirituality: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Supervision: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Administration: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Integrated health care - primary: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
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: https://medicine.ouhsc.edu/Academic-Departments/Psychiatry-and-Behavioral-Sciences/Training-and-Education-Programs/Clinical-Psychology-Internship  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: 151 159 145 123
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 65 66 65 67
Total number of interns: 11 11 9 12
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 11 11 9 12
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 10 10 8 10
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 1 1 1 2
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs:
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 7 8 6 10
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 4 3 3 2
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program
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: 9 9 9 7 0
Community Mental Health Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0 0 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 1 0 1 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: 0 0 0 0 0
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 1 0 0
2 or 4 year Undergraduate Teaching Position: 0 1 0 0 0
Medical School: 0 0 0 0 0
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 1 0 0
Independent Practice: 0 0 0 1 0
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