Program Information: Centre for Psychological Services and Research

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1827
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: University of Ottawa
Department: Centre for Psychological Services and Research
Address: Vanier Building, Room 4031
136 Jean-Jacques-Lussier
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
Country: Canada
Metro Area: Ottawa-Gatineau
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City: n/a
Phone: 613-562-5800x4813
Fax:
Email: Andrea.Ashbaugh@uottawa.ca
Web Address: http://www.socialsciences.uottawa.ca/psy/internship
Brochure Website's Address: https://socialsciences.uottawa.ca/psychology/centre-psychological-services-research/internship
Primary Agency Type: Community Mental Health Center
Additional Agency Types:
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Not Accredited
CPA Accreditation Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Andrea Ashbaugh C.Psych.
Chief Psychologist: Cary Kogan C.Psych.
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 17
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 10
Position Information
Start Date: 09/01/2021
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: 28500
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dissertation Release Time, Professional Development Time, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Stipend is provided as a bursary.
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? Yes
Doctoral Psychology Practicum StudentsYes
Masters Psychology Practicum Students
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? Yes
Details of the above affiliations This internship at the Center for Psychological Services and Research is partially affiliated with the clinical psychology doctoral program at the University of Ottawa. Of the 8 available internship positions, 7 are typically reserved for applicants from the clinical psychology program at the University of Ottawa and 1 is reserved to external candidates. MATCH II UPDATE: OUR THREE AVAILABLE POSITIONS ARE OPEN TO EXTERNAL APPLICANTS. FOR THE BILINGUAL POSITIONS (182716 AND 182718) WE STRONGLY PREFER BILINGUAL FRENCH/ENGLISH SPEAKING CANDIDATES. FOR THE ADULT/SYSTEMS POSITION (182717), PAST EXPERIENCE WITH PROGRAM EVALUATION IS AN ASSET BUT NOT MANDATORY.
Internship Application Process
Accepting Applicants: Yes
Application Due Date: 11/06/2020 11:59 PM
Application Due Date Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/04/2020
Interview notification date time zone: Eastern Standard Time
Tentative interview date: 01/10/2021
Interview process description:

For the positions affiliated with the University of Ottawa doctoral programme:

Interviews will be scheduled between January 10 to 24, 2021, in accordance with CCPPP proposition for the regional coordination of internship interviews.  Each interviewee will meet individually with two members of the selection committee for approximately one hour.  Applicants will be notified by December 4th if they are invited for an interview.  

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and consistent with recommendations form the CCPPP all interviews will be conducted remotely by either telephone or video conferencing. 

 

For applicants from programmes other than the University of Ottawa doctoral programme:

Interviews will be scheduled between January 10 to 24, 2021, in accordance with CCPPP proposition for the regional coordination of internship interviews. Each interviewee will have two separate individual telephone interviews with two members of the selection committee for approximately thirty minutes each.  Applicants will be notified by December 4th if they are invited for an interview. 

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and consistent with recommendations form the CCPPP all interviews will be conducted remotely by either telephone or video conferencing. 

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Visit Website
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 start of internship
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by start of internship
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours:
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours:
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required: 4
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Not 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

The Centre for Psychological Services and Research (CPSR) is a training clinic for the School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa. The CPSR internship is a generalist programme that focuses on the development of an intern's professional skills and identity within the context of the scientist-practitioner model. The mission of the internship is to enable interns to acquire: (1) competence for the autonomous practice of clinical psychology, (2) skills in assessment, intervention, consultation, and supervision, (3) a commitment to ethical standards of professional practice, and (4) a strong sense of professional identity and responsibility.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults:
Inpatients:
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking:
French-speaking: Yes
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students: Yes
International Students: Yes
Rural:
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: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Family Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Group Therapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Community Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Consultation/Liaison: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Crisis Intervention:
Brief Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Long-term Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care:
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: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Developmental Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Adult:
Neuropsychology-Child:
Serious Mental Illness: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Anxiety Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Trauma/PTSD: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Sexual Abuse: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Substance Use Disorders:
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics:
School: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Counseling:
Vocational/Career Development: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Multicultural Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
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: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Other:

The types of training and supervision experiences interns will obtain largely depends on the nature of the training plan.

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.socialsciences.uottawa.ca/psy/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
Number of Completed Applications: 31 28 39 36
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 21 24 34 30
Total number of interns: 8 8 7 8
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 8 8 7 8
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 8 8 7 8
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 0 0 0 0
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 8 8 7 8
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 4 11 8 2
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 25 31 59 23
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Working on dissertation/Student: 0 0 0 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 0 0 0
Community Mental Health Center: 0 0 0 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 0 0 0
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 0 0 0
General Hospital: 0 0 0 0
Other Medical Center: 0 0 0 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 0 0 0 0
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 0 0 0
Correctional Facility: 0 0 0 0
School District/System: 0 0 0 0
University Counseling Center: 0 0 0 0
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 0 0
2 or 4 year Undergraduate Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0
Medical School: 0 0 0 0
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 0 0
Independent Practice: 0 0 0 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 0