The Department of Clinical Health Psychology is both an academic department within the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences (Max Rady College of Medicine) at the University of Manitoba, and a Clinical Program within the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. We are accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association through 2023-24. The goal of our residency is to train generalist clinical psychologists with skills to work in both mental health and clinical health psychology. Applicants may apply to one or more of the following six different streams or areas of emphasis: Adult (4 residents) , Adult Health (1 resident), Child and Adolescent (3) , Adult Neuropsychology (1), Rural-Generalist (2) , and Rural-Adult Lifespan (1). Our program has now expanded to a total of 12 residency positions.
We are very excited to be offering a new stream, Adult Health Psychology, for the 2022-23 year. This stream will focus on health psychology assessment, consultation, and intervention, with various health populations including chronic pain, bariatric surgery, and GI diseases. In keeping with our generalist training philosophy, residents in the Health stream will also work with patients with primary mental health issues to round out their training.
Across all streams, majpr rotations will focus on assessment/consultation and evidence-based intervention (mental health and/or health psychology focus), with diverse patient populations and presenting problems. Minor rotations provide opportunties for increased range of training experiences. All 12 residents participate in weekly seminars on professional and clinical issues, case presentations, and teaching rounds. Residents have opportunity to be involved in teaching of medical students as well as clinical supervision of clinical psychology practicum students. Ample opportunities exist for interprofessional education and academic enrichment by virtue of our department's organization within the University of Manitoba's Max Rady College of Medicine.
Please note that our program follows all APPIC regulations, including use of the Standardized Reference Letter (SRL) format (previously the CCPPP Standardized Reference Letter). Applicants should direct their reference writers to the APPIC website for access and instructions on how to use the SRL.
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All residents must be double vaccinated for COVID-19