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Cincinnati VA Medical Center

 

Psychology - Internship and Fellowship Programs

Doctoral Internship in Health Service Psychology

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Service Psychology with Emphasis in:

As  required by the APA Commission on Accreditation, click on the following link to find the program's current Internship and Fellowship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data. Internship and Fellowship admission, support and initial placement data.


**Applicants must be in compliance with the Eligibility Requirements for all VA Training

Doctoral Internship in Health Service Psychology

The Psychology Training Program at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center (CVAMC)  offers an internship in Health Service Psychology accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA)*.  Applicants can match with us through one of four tracks (General Clinical, Neuropsychology, Trauma Recovery Center, Health Psychology). Our training program subscribes to a scientist-practitioner model of education and training for the practice of professional psychology, and we offer training in a number of empirically supported treatments and evidence-based practices.  Information about our training model, training rotations, program structure, eligibility requirements, and application procedures can be found in our Doctoral Internship In Health Service Psychology, Psychology Training Program: 2019-2020 Training Year brochure.

*Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 First St, NE Washington, DC 20002-4242
email: apaaccred@apa.org
Phone: (202) 336-5979
TDD/TTY: (202) 336-6123
Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation**

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship with Emphasis in Interprofessional Team-Based Care

The Psychology Training Program at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center (CVAMC) offers a Postdoctoral Fellowship with emphasis in Interprofessional Team-Based Care accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). The aim of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is the development of advanced skills in the core competencies of clinical psychology within an integrated care environment for both independent practice and in preparation for careers as psychologists within the Veterans Health Administration. Major training experiences during the fellowship take place within the Medical Center’s Behavioral Health Coordination program, and in the Outpatient SUDEP program.  Information about our training model, training rotations, program structure, eligibility requirements, and application procedures can be found in our Post Doctoral Fellowship in Health Service Psychology, Psychology Training Program 2019-2020 Training Year brochure. 

Postdoctoral Fellowship with Emphasis in Trauma Treatment and the Mental Health Care of Homeless Veterans

The Psychology Training Program at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center (CVAMC) offers a postdoctoral fellowship with emphasis in Trauma Treatment and the Mental Health Care of Homeless Veterans accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). The aim of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is the development of advanced skills in the core competencies of clinical psychology within an integrated care environment for both independent practice and in preparation for careers as psychologists within the Veterans Health Administration. This program is specifically designed to provide fellowship training in evidence-based approaches to address two of the most prominent issues confronting veterans:  Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and homelessness. Fellows will have the opportunity to learn best practices in evidence-based treatment, work in both residential and outpatient treatment settings, and participate in multidisciplinary care teams. Fellows will also have the option of becoming involved in cutting edge research focused upon improving clinical care within this population of veterans.  Information about our training model, training rotations, program structure, and eligibility requirements and application procedures can be found in our Post Doctoral Fellowship in Health Service Psychology, Psychology Training Program 2019-2020 Training Year brochure

Postdoctoral Fellowship with Emphasis in HIV and Liver Disease

The Psychology Training Program at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center (CVAMC) offers a postdoctoral fellowship with emphasis in HIV and Liver Disease  accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). The aim of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is the development of advanced skills in the core competencies of clinical psychology within an integrated care environment for both independent practice and in preparation for careers as psychologists within the Veterans Health Administration.  The Fellowship is focused on the effective, independent, and ethical mental health treatment of individuals with co-existing SUDs and Liver Diseases (including HCV), and HIV. Our purpose is to train psychologists who are able to accurately diagnose patient problems; implement evidence-based treatments; consume with sophistication the clinical research literature and translate new findings into clinical practice. Information about our training model, training rotations, program structure, and eligibility requirements and application procedures can be found in our Post Doctoral Fellowship in Health Service Psychology, Psychology Training Program 2019-2020 Training Year brochure. 

*Questions related to the programs's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on

Accreditation:
Office of the Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 First St, NE Washington, DC 20002-4242
email: apaccred@apa.org
Phone: (202) 336-5979
TDD/TTY: (202) 336-6123
Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation **

Fellowship Applications

** Please note that all applications to our Fellowship program must be done through the APPA CAS online portal system https://appicpostdoc.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login

Please do not send or email any materials directly to the staff at the Cincinnati VAMC.

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The  Psychology Program at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center supports the Mission and Vision of the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Diversity and Inclusion:

https://www.diversity.va.gov/about/mission-vision.aspx

Mission: To grow a diverse workforce and cultivate an inclusive work environment, where employees are fully engaged and empowered to deliver the outstanding services to our Nation’s Veterans, their families, and beneficiaries.

Vision: That VA is the leader in public service in creating a high-performing workforce by capitalizing on its diversity, purposefully embracing inclusion, and empowering all employees to perform to their highest potential.

 

Internship

 APPIC Match Numbers

General Clinical: 150411
Neuropsychology: 150412
Trauma Recovery Center: 150413
Health Psychology: 150414

Applications Due:

Internship - 11/1/18

Fellowship - 1/1/19

Positions Available

Internship Total: 8

  General Clinical: 2
  Neuropsychology: 2
  Trauma Recovery Center: 2
  Health Psychology: 2

Fellowship Total: 5

  Inter-professional Care: 2
  Trauma Treatment: 2
  HIV/Liver Disease: 1