Program Information: Indian Health Board of Minneapolis

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1992
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Indian Health Board of Minneapolis
Department: Indian Health Board of Minneapolis
Address: 2101 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
Distance from Major City: Located within City of Minneapolis
Phone: 612-721-9804
Fax: 612-721-9850
Email: luz.salinas@indianhealthboard.com
Web Address: http://indianhealthboard.com
Brochure Website's Address: http://indianhealthboard.com/clinics/counseling-support/doctoral-internship-program/
Primary Agency Type: Community Mental Health Center
Additional Agency Types:
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • School District
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Luz Salinas
Chief Psychologist: Robin Young
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 8
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 1
Position Information
Start Date: 08/31/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 2
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 32354
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dissertation Release Time, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Licensing Exam Release Time, Life Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above):
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Typical week includes about 25 hours direct clinical care, two hours of didactic, combination of 4-5 hours of supervision and consultation. Four hours a week at Anishinabe Academy K-8 school, two to four hours of group psychotherapy, and the remaining in individual psychotherapy. Occasional opportunities for assessments. Heavy emphasis on culturally aware treatment and trauma focused care that fits the needs of the urban American Indian / Indigenous community. *During the pandemic, we have been unable to be in the schools. We plan to return to the schools in Sep 2021. Telehealth will be offered to clients ongoing, as well as in-person sessions.
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: 11/29/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/17/2021
Tentative interview date: 01/10/2022
Interview process description:

APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • A complete APPIC application form (AAPI), which includes cover letter, essays, CV, and official transcripts.
  • Regarding letters of reference, three are required, with at least one from each: (1) an Academic Advisor or Professor and (2) a Clinical Supervisor; (3) The third can come from either an academic or clinical professional familiar with your progress and skills.

After an application has been received, the Training Director and training team review the applicant’s file to determine the level of fit with the training program’s model, objectives and opportunities. The selected applicants will be invited for a virtual interview. If an applicant is not selected to interview, s/he will be notified in writing. The interview will last up to 2 hours, the first hour or more with the Training Director and training team. During the second hour the applicant will have the opportunity to meet with current interns for Q&Q. Applicants will also be provided with virtual open house meetings that will showcase programs offered at the Indian Health Board and allow time for questions. After all the selected applicants have been interviewed, the interview committee will compile the rank order list for the APPIC match. 

 

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: The Clinical Psychology Doctorate Program at Miami University, University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Professional Psychology, George Fox University Graduate Program of Clinical Psychology, Midwestern University - Glendale Clinical Psychology Program, University of British Columbia Counselling Psychology Program, University Of Memphis Counseling Psychology Program, Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University West Virginia University Adler University University of North Dakota University of Montana
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:
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology 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 Indian Health Board of Minneapolis, Inc. (IHB) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and partially funded by the Indian Health Service (IHS - Title V Urban funding).  It is a nonprofit, culturally specific health care agency that provides medical, dental, mental and chemical health services to children, adolescents, and adults. Within the outpatient mental health department, clients served include about 73% American Indian, 14% Caucasian, 7% African American, and 6% other races.

Training is based on a practitioner model with a primary goal of equipping emerging mental health professionals with the highest quality skills for addressing the health disparities and mental health needs of the urban American Indian community in a culturally sensitive and proficient way. Theoretical orientations of staff are varied and include conceptualization from object relational, systemic, interpersonal, somatic, psychodynamic, feminist and cognitive behavioral perspectives. The two primary rotations are outpatient, with adults and children, and in vivo services provided within an American Indian magnet school setting one morning weekly.

The mental health department, called the Counseling & Support Clinic, or C&S, serves roughly 70% adults and 30% children and families. Individual and family therapy, group therapy, child and adult assessment, cultural/indigenous services, and psychiatric services are provided on-site. C&S also provides integrated behavioral health services within the IHB Medical Clinic to reduce health disparities, and opportunities for consultation with Medical Clinic providers are also available. The department also prides itself on training students in cultural proficiency skills aimed toward the urban American Indian community using what we term the Indigenous Mentorship Model. There are also opportunities to observe or learn integration of cultural and psychological perspectives within treatment.

The agency provides trainees with a wealth of diverse clinical experiences and training opportunities, including urban outpatient treatment, psychological evaluations, collaborative opportunities with culturally-specific schools and other agencies, and topic- or diagnosis-specific group therapy. Many interdisciplinary resources are available to interns, both onsite and in collaboration with other agencies and organizations. Staff are committed to working with urban and culturally diverse children and families, with specialized focus and services on the urban American Indian community.

Our training director, Dr. Luz Angelica Salinas can be reached at luz.salinas@indianhealthboard.com.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults: Yes
Inpatients:
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking:
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students: Yes
International Students:
Rural: Yes
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
Homelessness: Yes
Other:

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Individual Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Couples Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Family Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Group Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Community Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Consultation/Liaison: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Crisis Intervention: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Brief Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Long-term Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
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: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Women's Health: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Learning Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Developmental Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Assessment: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Neuropsychology-Adult:
Neuropsychology-Child:
Serious Mental Illness: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Anxiety Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Trauma/PTSD: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Sexual Abuse: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Substance Use Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Geropsychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Pediatrics: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
School: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Counseling: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Vocational/Career Development: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Multicultural Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Feminist Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Religion/Spirituality: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
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:
Other:

Historical trauma, collective and intergenerational trauma with the American Indian/Indigenous population, cultural practices that support health and wellness.

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://indianhealthboard.com  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: 51 30 35 36 36
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 16 16 16 22 17
Total number of interns: 2 2 2 2 2
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 2 2 2 2 2
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 2 2 2 2
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs:
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs:
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 1
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 1 2
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 2 4
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 2 5
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 0 0 0 1
Postdoctoral Fellow: 1 2 2 0 1
Community Mental Health Center: 1 2 2 1 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 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 0 0 1 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 1 0 0 0 1
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 0 0