We pride ourselves on our commitment to training, our ability to flexibly tailor each intern’s unique training experience, and our passion for teaching and supervision. Our program is extremely collaborative in nature, and involves frequent consultation among interns and psychology staff. A number of our staff are former doctoral interns of our program, demonstrating the supportive environment and exceptional workplace.
Doctoral trainees at the Fargo VA are able to choose their own rotation placements from among five major rotations and additional minor rotations to create an expansive and dynamic training experience tailored specifically to their unique training goals and interests. Interns are also able to obtain exceptional training in our well established telehealth program, including group therapy offerings via clinical video telehealth to home.
Over the last six years, the Fargo VA has consistently ranked in the top 10 in the nation for best places to work in the VA. As one of the largest medical centers in the Fargo-Moorhead area, our hospital is large enough that each intern has opportunities to work with diverse departments, yet small enough that our interns report feeling like they are part of each interdisciplinary team with whom they consult. Interns are able to obtain a breadth of clinical skills, and quality training in rural mental health care. Assessment, consultation, diversity and evidenced based care are also emphasized, offering a very dynamic training year.
Please reference our internship website and brochure for a comprehensive overview, as well as to feel free to contact us with any questions!