Program Information: St. Joseph's Care Group / Children's Centre Thunder Bay / Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1862
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Northern Ontario Psychology Internship Consortium (NORPIC)
Department: St. Joseph's Care Group / Children's Centre Thunder Bay / Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Address: Mental Health Outpatient Programs
710 Victoria Avenue East
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 5P7
Country: Canada
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City: 430 miles east of Winnipeg, MB
Phone: 807-624-3446x
Fax: 807-624-3727x
Email: hagstros@tbh.net
Web Address: http://norpic.net
Brochure Website's Address: http://norpic.net
Primary Agency Type: Consortium
Additional Agency Types:
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric or Pediatrics
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Consortium
  • State/County/Other Public Hospital
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Not Accredited
CPA Accreditation Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Sara Hagstrom
Chief Psychologist: Wendy Lindstrom-Forneri
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 16
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 2
Position Information
Start Date: 09/01/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 6
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 34000
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Professional Development Time, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Statutory Holidays The salary is in Canadian Dollars
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 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: 11/15/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Not Offered
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/03/2021
Tentative interview date:
Interview process description:

Interviews are only VIRTUAL for the 2022 September entry. 

 

Please Note the following conditions for employment:

We require a vulnerable persons police record check as a condition of employment for all organizations.

Effective September 2021, please note that residents are paid employees of the host organization, and as such subject to the rules of the organization.  All new incoming staff must be fully vaccinated by the start of the internship unless medically contraindicated or for religious reasons in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. 

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: 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: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Defended:
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 Accepted
School Psychology Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited Accepted
PCSAS-Accredited Accepted
Non-Accredited 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:
Program Description

The Northern Ontario Psychology Internship Consortium offers full-time twelve-month internship positions. 

 Two internship positions are adult rotations and located in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Three internship positions are northern rotations and will be based in Sioux Lookout, Ontario with opportunities to work in 33 of the surrounding 'fly-in' communities.    Two are within developmental services working with 0-18 years engaged with primary assessment, and the other is a lifespan rotation with NODIN family services doing both assessment and treatment.

One internship position is based in Kenora, Ontario within developmental services working with 0-18 years.

Residents can apply for one or more of the rotations.   

 

Within all domains of clinical service, collaboration with professionals of diverse professions is emphasized through interprofessional teams and consultation-liaison services. 

 

 

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family:
Older Adults: Yes
Inpatients: Yes
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking:
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students:
International Students:
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: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Community Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Crisis Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Brief Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Long-term Psychotherapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
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: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Supervision of Practicum students : EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Other:

Experience

Health Psychology: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
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: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Neuropsychology-Child:
Serious Mental Illness: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Anxiety Disorders: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Trauma/PTSD: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sexual Abuse: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Substance Use Disorders: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics:
School: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Counseling:
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy:
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Administration:
Integrated health care - primary:
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://norpic.net   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: 34 38 22 26 34
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 18 22 18 26 25
Total number of interns: 3 3 3 4 6
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 2 2 3 4 6
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 1 1 3 4 6
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 2 2 0 0 0
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 2 3 3 4 6
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 1 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 1
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 9 4 4 5
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 34 20 20 30
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 1 0 1
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 1 0 0 0
Community Mental Health Center: 1 1 2 0 1
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 1
Other Medical Center: 0 0 0 1 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 0 0 0 1
Correctional Facility: 0 0 0 0 0
School District/System: 0 0 0 0 0
University Counseling Center: 0 0 0 0 1
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: 2 1 0 2 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 1 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 1 1