Program Information: Counseling, ADAP, & Psychiatric Services

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1799
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Rutgers Student Health - CAPS
Department: Counseling, ADAP, & Psychiatric Services
Address: 17 Senior Street

New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-8534
Country: United States
Metro Area: New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
Distance from Major City: 30 miles SW of NYC, 60 miles NE of Philadelphia
Phone: 848-932-7884
Fax:
Email: reese.mayer@rutgers.edu
Web Address: http://health.rutgers.edu/
Brochure Website's Address: http://health.rutgers.edu/academic-opportunities/mental-health-training-programs/doctoral-internship-health-service-psychology/
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: Reese Mayer
Chief Psychologist: Steven Sohnle
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 10
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 1
Position Information
Start Date: 08/15/2022
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): Library and Recreational Facilities Privileges Professional development funds (currently $75)
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Interns are fully integrated into our center's clinical work. Interns conduct individual therapy, group therapy, and on-call/crisis intervention sessions for students with a wide range of presenting concerns. Interns also supervise practicum level doctoral students' clinical work. Interns participate in staff-wide and training-specific meetings and seminars. Interns are also regularly involved in community-based services within the university or greater community.
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? Yes
Doctoral Psychology Practicum StudentsYes
Masters Psychology Practicum StudentsNo
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: 11/07/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Optional
Interview notification date: 12/13/2021
Tentative interview date:
Interview process description:

The Training Director will notify applicants via email by Monday, December 13th as to whether they are being invited for an interview. Interviews will primarily occur during the first two weeks of January. We anticipate offering to interviewees the option of in-person or virtual interviews, with no preference being given to those who choose either option. All interviewees will have the opportunity to speak to current interns and have ongoing communication with the Training Director to ensure all questions are answered.

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: 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: 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 Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited
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: AAPI, CV, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference (at least one from current or recent clinical supervisor).
Program Description

Rutgers Counseling, ADAP & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) offers a fully APA-accredited doctoral internship training program in professional psychology to qualified doctoral students in psychology.  The purpose of the internship program is to train practitioners who are interested in developing the competence and confidence for work as psychologists in a wide variety of clinical and professional settings.  The training experience includes the supervised practice of a broad range of professional skills, including rapid and extended assessment, individual and group counseling, community consultation, crisis management, and postvention and program development.  Interns develop supervision skills by supervising practicum students.

For more information: http://health.rutgers.edu/academic-opportunities/mental-health-training-programs/doctoral-internship-health-service-psychology

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:
Students: Yes
International Students: Yes
Rural: Yes
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
Homelessness:
Other:

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Individual Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Couples Therapy:
Family Therapy:
Group Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Community Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Crisis Intervention: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Brief Psychotherapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
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: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
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: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Anxiety Disorders: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Trauma/PTSD: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Sexual Abuse: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Substance Use Disorders: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics:
School:
Counseling: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Vocational/Career Development: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Multicultural Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
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: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Supervision: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Research:
Administration:
Integrated health care - primary: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
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://health.rutgers.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: 67 73 73 97 114
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 35 37 45 40 44
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: 3 2 3 2 0
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 1 2 1 2 4
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 3 3 2 3 4
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 1 1 2 1 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 3 3 0 2 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 9 16 32 78 20
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Working on dissertation/Student: 1 1 0 1 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 3 3 2 1 2
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 1 1 0
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 1 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 1
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0 1 1
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 0 0