Program Information: School Psychology

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 2530
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Provisional Membership
Site: Colorado School Psychology Internship Consortium
Department: School Psychology
Address: UCD Campus Box 106
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, Colorado 80217-3364
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO
Distance from Major City: 16 miles east of Denver, CO
Phone: 303-315-6315
Fax: 303-315-6349
Email: franci.crepeau-hobson@ucdenver.edu
Web Address: https://education.ucdenver.edu/cos-pic
Brochure Website's Address: https://education.ucdenver.edu/cos-pic
Primary Agency Type: Consortium
Additional Agency Types:
  • School District
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Not Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: M. Franci Crepeau-Hobson
Chief Psychologist: M. Franci Crepeau-Hobson
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 6
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 08/01/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 4
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class:
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 22000
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 12000
Fringe Benefits:
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above):
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Interns work Monday - Friday from approximately 7:30 am to 4 pm. The work day is arranged around the school schedule to maximize the amount of time spent with students. Interns provide direct services to youth including assessment and counseling (both group and individual) and crisis intervention; engage in consultation and systems change, participate in IEP and evaluation meetings. Interns also spend part of each day completing required paperwork.
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?No
Is this program fully affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Is this program partially affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? Yes
Details of the above affiliations CoS-PIC is partially affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. The training director, Dr. Franci Crepeau-Hobson, is an associate professor in School Psychology at CU Denver. Although CU Denver supports intern training with didactics, group supervision, and access to library materials, there is no intern position at CU Denver. Applicants from CU Denver are given additional points on their applications, but we welcome interns from all programs.
Internship Application Process
Accepting Applicants: Yes
Application Due Date: 12/15/2021
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 01/22/2022
Tentative interview date:
Interview process description:

All interviews will be via videoconferencing. Interviews will occur during the last two weeks of January and will be with a panel from each respective site within the consortium

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: University of Colorado Denver - School Psychology Program
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: Yes
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 ranking deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by start of internship
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 300
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours: 50
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required: 3
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Not Accepted
Counseling Psychology Not 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: No
How to obtain text of statement:
Other Requirements:
Program Description

The Colorado School Psychology Internship Consortium (CoS-PIC) represents the collaborative effort of three agencies in the greater Denver, Colorado metro area to pool and share resources for the purpose of creating a high-quality internship opportunity that meets the unique clinical and workforce needs of the Denver metropolitan area  The aim of CoS-PIC is to prepare and retain psychologists who provide culturally responsive behavioral healthcare to children, adolescents, and families in diverse and urban school settings. The clinical training sites of The Adams-Arapahoe 28J School District (Aurora Public Schools; APS) and the Douglas County School District (DCSD). The School Psychology Program at the University of Colorado Denver is a non-clinical site that contributes expertise and resources to the consortium.

CoS-PIC offers one-year, full-time doctoral internships beginning in August and ending in late May each year. Member sites of the consortium provide a range of clinical and didactic experiences that represent the necessary depth and breadth required for future professional practice within diverse school settings.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

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

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Individual Therapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Couples Therapy:
Family Therapy:
Group Therapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Community Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Crisis Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Brief Psychotherapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Long-term Psychotherapy:
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care:
Evidenced Based Practice: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Evidence Based Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision of Practicum students : EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Other:

Experience

Health Psychology:
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Learning Disabilities: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Developmental Disabilities: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Assessment: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Neuropsychology-Adult:
Neuropsychology-Child:
Serious Mental Illness:
Anxiety Disorders: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Trauma/PTSD: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Abuse: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Substance Use Disorders:
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics:
School: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Counseling: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Public Policy/Advocacy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Program Development/Evaluation: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
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: https://education.ucdenver.edu/cos-pic  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: 11
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 8
Total number of interns: 6
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 6
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 0
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 6
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 0
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 6
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 2
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 15
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 0
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: 0 0 0 0 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 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