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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 2285
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Pittsburgh Psychology Internship Consortium (P-PIC)
Department: -
Address: Pittsburgh Psychology Internship Consortium (P-PIC)
Duquesne University, 102 Canevin Hall
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Pittsburgh, PA
Distance from Major City:
Phone: 412-430-4664x
Fax: 412-396-1340
Email: PittPsychInternConsortium@gmail.com
Web Address: http://www.p-pic.net
Brochure Website's Address: http://www.p-pic.net
Primary Agency Type: Consortium
Additional Agency Types:
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric or Pediatrics
  • Consortium
  • Private Outpatient Clinic
  • School District
  • Other
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited on Contingency
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Jessica Bleil Walters
Chief Psychologist: Jessica Bleil Walters
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 3
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 08/02/2021
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 3
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class:
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 20000
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dissertation Release Time, Licensing Exam Release Time, 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 See site descriptions
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: 11/30/2021
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Preferred
  • Required
Interview notification date: 12/30/2021
Tentative interview date: 01/13/2022
Interview process description:

All application materials must be received by November 30 in order to be considered for an internship position. Successful applicants will be notified by December 30 via email or telephone of the opportunity to attend in-person interview and tour in January.

P-PIC will base its selection process on the entire application package noted above; however, applicants who have met the following qualifications prior to beginning internship are preferred:

1.      A minimum of 500 hours of practicum

2.      Assessment, intervention, consultation, and counseling practicum experiences

3.      Dissertation proposed (if applicable) 

This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant. 

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: Duquesne University, University of Arizona, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, University of Cincinnati, University of Iowa, Syracuse University, and McGill University.
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: Yes
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: Yes
Masters Degree Required: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by start of internship
Dissertation Proposal Approved: No
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 Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited
PCSAS-Accredited
Non-Accredited
Ph.D Degree Accepted
Psy.D. Degree Accepted
Ed.D. Degree
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 Pittsburgh Psychology Internship Consortium (P-PIC) represents the collaborative effort of three agencies to share resources and faculty for the purpose of providing a range of clinical and didactic experiences that represent the necessary depth and breadth required for future professional psychological practice.  The P-PIC training program is a year-long, full-time doctoral internship experience, beginning on the first Monday of August each year.  Across training sites, interns will complete an average of 15-20 hours per week of face-to-face direct service delivery.  Interns are expected to complete 2000 hours of training during the year. Interns are also expected to achieve the goals and objectives of the internship program, to abide by the APA Code of Ethics, the requirements of the P-PIC training program, and the rules and regulations of the training site that employs them.
 

The Consortium will offer 3 full-time positions during the 2021-2022 internship cycle:

1. School Psychology-Neuropsychology/Treatment Track. The intern will complete rotations at two outpatient clinics: Community Diagnostic Center for Children and the Laughlin Children’s Center as well as a one day weekly rotation in a preschool in order to provide consultation and assessment. Primary activities of this track include neuropsychological and psychological assessment, individual and group therapy, training and implementation of PCIT, school psychology related activities, as well as applied research opportunities. 

2. School Psychology-Clinical Track. The intern will only rotate through Wesley Family Services in which they will work with children and adolescents with social-emotional, neurodevelopmental, and behavioral disorders within a school-based acute partial, partial hospital, and an outpatient clinic. Primary activities include psychological and autism assessments, individual and group therapy, as well as school psychology related activities. 

 3. School Psychology-Neuropsychology OP Track. The intern will have their main roation at an outpatient community clinic, The Psychology and Learning Center, as well as a one day weekly rotation through local contracted public schools to provide school psychology services and consulation. Primary activities include neuropsychological and psychological assessment and school psychology related activities. 

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults:
Inpatients:
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities:
Spanish-speaking:
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired: Yes
Students: Yes
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: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Group Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Community Intervention:
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:
Supervision of Practicum students :
Other:

Experience

Health Psychology:
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Physical Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Learning Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Developmental Disabilities: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Adult:
Neuropsychology-Child: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Serious Mental Illness:
Anxiety Disorders:
Trauma/PTSD:
Sexual Abuse:
Substance Use Disorders:
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics:
School: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Counseling: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
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:
Supervision: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Research:
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: www.p-pic.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: 29 20 27 48
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 17 17 22
Total number of interns: 2 2 3 3
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 18 3 3
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 2 8 2 1
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 0 12 1 2
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 3 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 17 3 3
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 52 3
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 120 26
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 1 0 0 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 1 1 0 3
Community Mental Health Center: 0 0 1 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 1
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: 2 0 0 0 1
University Counseling Center: 0 0 0 0 0
University Teaching Faculty: 1 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 1 0 0 0
Independent Practice: 1 0 0 1 1
Other (e.g. consulting): 1 0 1 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 0 0