Program Information: East Bay Medical Center Department of Psychiatry

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 2459
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Kaiser Permanente Oakland Psychology Internship
Department: East Bay Medical Center Department of Psychiatry
Address: 280 W. MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, California 94611
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA
Distance from Major City:
Phone: 510-752-6685x
Fax:
Email: myron.hays@kp.org
Web Address: https://mentalhealthtraining-ncal.kaiserpermanente.org/training-programs/doctoral-internship-oakland/
Brochure Website's Address: https://mentalhealthtraining-ncal.kaiserpermanente.org/training-programs/doctoral-internship-oakland/
Primary Agency Type: Other
Additional Agency Types:
  • Other
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Myron Hays
Chief Psychologist: Myron Hays
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 14
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 08/29/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 12
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 47125
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Licensing Exam Release Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): 80 hours Paid Time Off (PTO) per annum for sick leave and vacation; Paid Holidays (includes ONLY Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day, MLK Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day); Up to $3000 tuition reimbursement for select courses -- after intern has completed 30 days of training. Interns are allowed one day for dissertation defense which is not counted against PTO
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Will vary depending on rotation and which path the intern is in. Please see https://mentalhealthtraining-ncal.kaiserpermanente.org/training-programs/doctoral-internship-oakland/ for descriptions
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?No
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: 11/01/2021 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: The data is not updated for current year. We are showing the previous data.

12/21/2020
Tentative interview date:
Interview process description:

Interview process is still being adjusted to reflect changes required due to switch to exclusive online interviews.  Process description will be provided to all students at least one week prior to interview date.  This listing will be updated as needed

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco, PsyD Program California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco, PhD Program Argosy Fielding Palo Alto University, PhD Stanford-PAU Consortium PsyD Chicago School, Orange County U Mass, Boston Midwestern CSPP, Las Angeles
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: No
Masters Degree Required: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by start of internship
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by ranking deadline
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 300
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours: 100
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required: 3
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Accepted
School Psychology Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited Accepted
PCSAS-Accredited Not Accepted
Non-Accredited Not 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: Yes
How to obtain text of statement: See Appendix V (subject to change) of the policies and procedures manual https://info.kaiserpermanente.org/info_assets/psychtraining/pdfs/Psych_Intern_P&P_Manual_2019-2020.pdf
Other Requirements: Applicants must have an unrestricted right to work in the United States by the date rankings are due, Persons without an unrestricted right to work in the United States by that date will not be ranked.
Program Description

Please see https://mentalhealthtraining-ncal.kaiserpermanente.org/ for information on the program. Note that the program has an extensive number of tracks including training experiences in eating disorders, medical inpatient, gatroenterology, pediatrics, adult, gender transitions, and behavioral medicine.  

 Website will be updated by October 1, 2021 with updated descriptions of tracks and positions 

PLEASE NOTE:  Interns are classified as essential employees under California regulations and Kaiser policy.  As such, any intern may be required to work on site at any time and may be requried to come in during a natural disaster or other event such as COVID-19.

Also note: The program as a federal contractor and a health care organization has an extensive list of vaccine and general health requirements.  Please contact the training director with any concerns before applying should you feel there is any chacne you may not be able to meet requirements.  

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults: Yes
Inpatients: Yes
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking: Yes
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students:
International Students:
Rural:
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: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Group Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Community Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Crisis Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Brief Psychotherapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Long-term Psychotherapy:
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Evidenced Based Practice: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Evidence Based Research:
Supervision of Practicum students :
Other:

Experience

Health Psychology: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Women's Health: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Physical Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities:
Developmental Disabilities:
Assessment: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Neuropsychology-Adult:
Neuropsychology-Child:
Serious Mental Illness: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Anxiety Disorders:
Trauma/PTSD: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Abuse: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Substance Use Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
School:
Counseling:
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Public Policy/Advocacy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Program Development/Evaluation:
Supervision:
Research:
Administration:
Integrated health care - primary: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Integrated health care - specialty: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Other:

Interns will receive differnt mixes of patients depending on track.

 

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://mentalhealthtraining-ncal.kaiserpermanente.org/training-programs/doctoral-internship-oakland/  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: 36 40 121 201
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 28 38 87 144
Total number of interns: 4 7 10 12
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 4 7 10 12
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 1 1 1 4
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 3 6 9 8
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 4 6 11
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 0 1
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 4 4 20
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 35 32 118
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 0 0 1
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 4 4 5 0
Community Mental Health Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 3 3 0 7
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 0 0 1 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 1 1 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 2
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