Program Information: Carlos Albizu University

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1550
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: San Juan Internship Program in Clinical Psychology Consortium
Department: Carlos Albizu University
Address: PO Box 9029711
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00902-3711
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City:
Phone: 787-725-6500x1139
Fax: 787-721-7187
Email: agarcia@sju.albizu.edu
Web Address: http://www.albizu.edu
Brochure Website's Address: http://www.albizu.edu
Primary Agency Type: Consortium
Additional Agency Types:
  • Consortium
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Not Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Aida Garcia
Chief Psychologist: Julio Santana
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 5
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 5
Position Information
Start Date: 08/01/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 8
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 16125
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Professional Development Time,
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Malpractice insurance
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Typically, interns are expected to spend at least 8 hours per day on direct contact with clients and the remaining hours in internship related activities which include: clinical paperwork, report writing, supervision, and didactic seminars. Also, other activities are the preparation for the psychotherapy sessions, treatment plans, correction and preparation of psychological/psychometric evaluations and reports and administrative duties performed in the Internship Clinical Site Placement.
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? No
Is this program fully affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? Yes
Is this program partially affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Details of the above affiliations The Consortium consists of 3 major training sites: Metro Pavia Health Services Systems, Iniciativa Comunitaria, and Clínica de la Albizu, Inc. Mayaguez. A total of eight (8) fully funded interns will participate in the Consortium for the 2021-2022 training year.
Internship Application Process
Accepting Applicants: Yes
Application Due Date: 12/01/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: No
An onsite interview is:
  • Required
Interview notification date: 12/17/2021
Tentative interview date:
Interview process description:

This is an exclusively affiliated consortium for Carlos Albziu University interns only.  Interview of candidates are individual and are coordinated in concensus with the members of the consortium.  Interviews begin in January of each year.  The interview process is in person and takes approximately an hour.  Candidates are notified by e-mail and phone call.  A maximum of 20 appointments are available each year to select 8 interns. 

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: Yes
If NOT a U.S. Citizen, Authorization to Work or to Engage in Practical Training (CPT or OPT) in the US is Required: No
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 application deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: No
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 400
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours: 100
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required: 3
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Not Accepted
School Psychology Not Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited Not Accepted
PCSAS-Accredited
Non-Accredited 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: www.albizu.edu
Other Requirements:
Program Description

The San Juan Internship Program in Clinical Psychology Consortium is a doctoral internship program offering a variety of professional training experiences to doctoral students in their transition to becoming clinical psychologists.  The Program consists of 2,000 hours of internship training completed in a period of 12 months.

 The Carlos Albizu University provides administrative support to the Consortium, which is an exclusively affiliated internship program with CAU, through the Internship Psychology Program.  Given its affiliated status, the Consortium reserves its  8 internship positions for qualified graduate students of Carlos Albizu University for the academic year 2021-2022.   The Consortium consists of 3 major training sites:  Metro Pavia Health Services Systems, Albizu Clinic:  Mayaguez (Carlos Albizu University) and Iniciativa Comunitaria.

 

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

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

Treatment Modalities

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

Experience

Health Psychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Developmental Disabilities:
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:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics:
School:
Counseling:
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy:
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation:
Supervision: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Research: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Administration: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
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.albizu.edu  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: 21 16 17 25 19
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 21 10 17 25 19
Total number of interns: 12 7 9 8 8
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 12 7 6 5 6
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 2 2 1 3 2
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 10 5 8 6 6
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 12 7 9 9 8
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 5 5 5 5 5
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 7 5 5 5 5
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 12 0 0 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 0 0 0 0
Community Mental Health Center: 0 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 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 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 0 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