Program Information: University Health Services

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1629
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: University of Wisconsin - Madison Counseling & Mental Health Services
Department: University Health Services
Address: 333 East Campus Mall, Room 7439
Madison, Wisconsin 53715-1381
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City: 75 miles from Milwaukee, WI
Phone: 608-263-4566x
Fax: 608-265-4572
Email: felix.savino@wisc.edu
Web Address: http://www.uhs.wisc.edu/mental-health/doctraining/
Brochure Website's Address: http://www,uhs.wisc.edu/mental-health/doctraining/
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: Felix Savino
Chief Psychologist: Felix Savino
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 16
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: 4
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 30000
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dissertation Release Time, Health Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Flex Time for any hours worked when agency is closed. Much of this is related to outreach. Research Hours for all research including dissertation defense and research project ! Ten Days of PTO ( Paid Time Off) for legal holidays when agency is closed or use for self care
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site In an academic semester day, see 2 individual clients, run a group, attend a seminar, receive individual supervision, attend a meeting , document clinical work and chat with colleagues! Some clinical services provided through telehealth, expect all clinical work be done on site
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: 12/01/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Not Offered
Interview notification date: 12/15/2021
Tentative interview date: 01/04/2022
Interview process description:

All interviews will be done virtually  and the following is the standard format but is subject to change. All interviews are at the individual level and  involve three components. An interview with staff( N = 2 ) include a supervisor/training committee member( 50 minutes); an interview with 2 current interns ( 20 min), and a closing interview with training director( 15 min).   Applicants will be notified by email whether they are offered an interview by December 15,2021. We will interview 40 candidates for our 4 positions,  . We aspire to create interviews that show us your strengths in working with a college population with an emphasis on committment to  social justice work,  brief therapy, group therapy , being a  campus based services provider, being a supervisor,  serving underserved populations,  and seek candidates interested in becoming health service providers in our interdisciplinary setting     . All  current staff are eligible to  participate in the  interview part of the selection process as well as  all current 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: Roosevelt University Adler University University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Indiana University of Pennsylvania Wright State University School of Professional Psychology University of Iowa Iowa State Counseling Psychology California School of Professional Psychology Chicago School of Professional Psychology University of Maryland Counseling Psychology Marquette University University of Texas-Austin Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology University of Wisconsin Madison Oklahoma State University
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: 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: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 350
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
Ph.D Degree Accepted
Psy.D. Degree Accepted
Ed.D. Degree
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

All information on the website including handbook and minimum levels of achievement  criteria are at  : www.uhs.wisc.edu/mental-health/doctraining/

 

Trainee Admissions, Support  and Outcome Data are at : www.uhs.wisc.edu/mental-health/training/

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: Yes
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired: Yes
Students: Yes
International Students: Yes
Rural: Yes
Urban: Yes
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: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Community Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Crisis Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Brief Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Long-term Psychotherapy:
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Evidenced Based Practice: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Evidence Based Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision of Practicum students : Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Other: Let's Talk and Behavioral Health

Experience

Health Psychology:
Women's Health: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Developmental Disabilities:
Assessment: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
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: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Substance Use Disorders: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
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:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Public Policy/Advocacy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Program Development/Evaluation: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Research: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Administration: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Integrated health care - primary: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Integrated health care - specialty:
Other:

Let's Talk is off site walk in consultation  services without appointment to students,  and Behavioral Health are referrals from medical services when there is a psychological component to the presenting health  issue

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.uhs.wisc.edu/mental-health/doctraining/  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: 89 89 80 80 60
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 41 49 40 40 41
Total number of interns: 4 4 4 4 4
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 4 4 4 4 4
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 2 1 3 2 3
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 2 3 1 2 1
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 2 3 1 2
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 2 1 3 2
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 65 90.5 3 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 308 172 196 NA
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: 4 4 4 4 1
Community Mental Health Center: 0 0 0 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 0 0 0
General Hospital: 1 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: 3 4 0 1 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 1 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 0 1 0
Independent Practice: 0 0 3 1 3
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