Program Information: Psychology

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1861
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Concordia University Psychology Internship Programme
Department: Psychology
Address: 7141 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6
Country: Canada
Metro Area: Montreal (Laval)
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City:
Phone: 514-848-2424x2183
Fax:
Email: syd.miller@concordia.ca
Web Address: https://www.concordia.ca/artsci/psychology/programs/graduate/clinical-training/cupip.html
Brochure Website's Address:
Primary Agency Type: Academic Health Center
Additional Agency Types:
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric or Pediatrics
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Not Accredited
CPA Accreditation Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Sydney Miller
Chief Psychologist: Sydney Miller
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 21
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 23
Position Information
Start Date: 09/07/2022
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: 25000
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 12500
Fringe Benefits: Professional Development Time, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above):
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site CUPIP rotations provide the intern with the opportunity to take substantial responsibility for carrying out major professional functions in the context of appropriate supervisory support, professional role modeling, and awareness of administrative structures. Students in each rotation (regardless of orientation or population) are exposed to the following training experiences: assessment, interviewing, establishing treatment goals, emergency procedures, ethical issues related to the delivery of psychological services, report writing, and proper maintenance of patient files (e.g., progress notes, termination summary). Training includes guidance in the delivery of services to individuals of diverse backgrounds.
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? Yes
Is this program partially affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Details of the above affiliations CUPIP is exclusively affiliated with the doctoral training programme in clinical psychology at Concordia University. CUPIP is administered by the CUPIP Training Committee (Director of Practica and CUPIP, DPaC) and includes members of the Concordia Clinical Faculty, an intern representative, and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Rotation Group Directors, in conjunction with the Rotation Group Training Committees. CUPIP is open only to students enrolled in the Ph.D. Programme in Psychology (Research and Clinical Training Option).
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, with additions
An onsite interview is:
  • Optional
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/15/2021
Tentative interview date: 12/15/2021
Interview process description:

Interviews should take place between December 14, 2021 and January 24, 2022 The McGill University Health Centre sites will contact applicants directly to set up interviews, possibly virtually. This internship site is ONLY available to students enrolled in the Clinical Psychology Program of Concordia University (Montreal, Qc.).

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: Yes
If NOT a Canadian Citizen, Authorization to Work in Canada or to Engage in Practical Training (CPT or OPT) in Canada is Required: Yes
Masters Degree Required: Yes, by application deadline
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by application deadline
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:
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Not Accepted
School Psychology Not Accepted
APA-Accredited Not Accepted
CPA-Accredited Accepted
PCSAS-Accredited
Non-Accredited Not Accepted
Ph.D Degree Accepted
Psy.D. Degree Not 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 Concordia University Psychology Internship Programme (CUPIP) is dedicated to the provision of high quality training in the delivery of psychological services to students from the Clinical Psychology programme at Concordia University.  CUPIP is exclusively affiliated with the doctoral training programme in clinical psychology at Concordia University.

There are currently five rotation groups in the CUPIP programme. These rotation groups are physically located within the McGill University Health Centre at The Glen Site (includes The Montréal Children's Hospital and the Psychosocial Oncology Unit), the Montreal General Hospital (includes the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit), the Montreal Neurological Institute, and the Allen Memorial Institute (old Royal Victoria Hospital), all primary teaching hospitals. These rotation groups are committed to providing high quality internship training which meet or exceed the CPA Standards for Accreditation of Internship Training Programmes in Professional Psychology. Additional rotation groups within the MUHC that contribute to meeting the requirements of internship accreditation as outlined by CPA may be considered for inclusion in the CUPIP training programme.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults: Yes
Inpatients: Yes
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking: Yes
French-speaking: Yes
Deaf/Hearing-impaired: Yes
Students: Yes
International Students: Yes
Rural: Yes
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: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Family Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Group Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Community Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Crisis Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Brief Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Long-term Psychotherapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Cognitive Rehabilitation: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Primary Care: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Evidenced Based Practice: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidence Based Research: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Supervision of Practicum students : EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Other:

Experience

Health Psychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Women's Health: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
HIV/AIDS: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Eating Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sports Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Rehabilitation Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Physical Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Learning Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Developmental Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Adult: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Child: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Serious Mental Illness: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Anxiety Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Trauma/PTSD: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Sexual Abuse: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Substance Use Disorders: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Forensics/Corrections: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Offenders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Geropsychology: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Pediatrics: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
School: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Counseling: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Vocational/Career Development: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Multicultural Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Feminist Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Religion/Spirituality: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Program Development/Evaluation: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Supervision: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Administration: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Integrated health care - primary: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Integrated health care - specialty: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
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: https://www.concordia.ca/artsci/psychology/programs/graduate/clinical-training/cupip.html  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: 5 6 15 7
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 5 6 11 7
Total number of interns: 4 2 5 4
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 4 2 5 4
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 4 2 5 4
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 4 2 5 4
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 11 25 16 10
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 53 47 78 52
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 3 0 4 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 0 0 0 0
Community Mental Health Center: 0 1 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 1 1 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 2 1 1 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 1 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 0 0