Program Information: Psychological Services

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 2409
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Guilford County Schools
Department: Psychological Services
Address: 4830 Pleasant Garden Road
Pleasant Garden, North Carolina 27313
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City: 90 miles north east of Charlotte, NC and 75 miles west of Raleigh, NC
Phone: 336-370-8170
Fax: 336-370-8172
Email: taboria@gcsnc.com
Web Address: https://www.gcsnc.com/Domain/2433
Brochure Website's Address: https://www.gcsnc.com/Page/8196
Primary Agency Type: School District
Additional Agency Types:
  • School District
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Alexander Tabori
Chief Psychologist: Alexander Tabori
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 7
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 07/11/2022
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: 22800
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Comp Time , Dissertation Release Time, Licensing Exam Release Time, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Registration reimbursement for professional workshops and conferences
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Interns will provide comprehensive psychological services to their assigned school location, along with support within their supervisors' assigned schools. Interns will also rotate through many other school-based settings.
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: 12/10/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Preferred
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/15/2021
Tentative interview date: 01/10/2022
Interview process description:

Applicants will be notified by email of interview offer. Interview dates will be offered throughout the month of January. The interview day consists of either a morning or afternoon session (approximately 4-hours) on-site where they will rotate through meeting with Internship Supervisors, Current Interns, and Past Interns from the program. 

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: Northern Illinois University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill North Carolina State University University of Massachusetts - Amherst
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:
Comprehensive Exams Passed:
Dissertation Proposal Approved:
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
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited
PCSAS-Accredited
Non-Accredited
Ph.D Degree
Psy.D. Degree
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 overall mission of our training program is to assist the intern in becoming an independent professional school psychologist who can provide a variety of psychological services to help improve the mental health and educational outcomes of children and adolescents within and outside of school settings. Our internship represents a collaboration between the training program (University) and field site (Psychological Services) that assures the completion of activities consistent with 1) the goals of the training program, 2) the APA Competencies for Health Service Psychologists, and 3) NASP’s Standards for Training and Field Placement Programs in School Psychology, as well as the companion NASP document, Guidelines for Performance-Based Assessment, Accountability and Program Development. To achieve this goal, we provide interns with supervised experiences, educational seminars, and research or data analysis opportunities to help further develop professional skills, leadership, and professional self-management.

To accomplish these goals, the internship adopts a scientist-practitioner training model and adheres to a developmental model of supervision. Interns are exposed to an increasingly complex set of duties, which begin with an orientation to the intern program and the department's services within the school district. Interns then participate in observational or vicarious learning through observations of psychoeducational assessments, counseling sessions, intervention support teams, and eligibility meetings related to the educational placement of and behavioral interventions for students with various learning and emotional disabilities. At the next level, interns deliver services on their own with the direct supervision of staff psychologists or the interns may co-lead professional activities with assigned supervisors. The supervisors observe interns administering tests, consulting with teachers and parents, and counseling groups and individuals. When the supervisor is assured of the competency of the intern's skills, the supervision becomes indirect and occurs primarily through weekly supervision and consultation.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults:
Family: Yes
Older Adults:
Inpatients:
Outpatients:
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: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Individual Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Couples Therapy:
Family Therapy:
Group Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Community Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Consultation/Liaison: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Crisis Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Brief Psychotherapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Long-term Psychotherapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care:
Evidenced Based Practice: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidence Based Research: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Supervision of Practicum students : EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Other:

Experience

Health Psychology: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
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: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Serious Mental Illness: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Anxiety Disorders: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Trauma/PTSD: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sexual Abuse: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Substance Use Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics:
School: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Counseling: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Vocational/Career Development: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Multicultural Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Program Development/Evaluation: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Supervision: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Research: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Administration: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
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: https://www.gcsnc.com/Domain/2433  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: 8 13 13 36 40
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 8 11 11 25 26
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 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
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 2 2 2 2 2
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written
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 2 2 2
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 0 0 0 0
Community Mental Health Center: 0 0 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 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: 2 2 2 2 2
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 0 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 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