Clinical Psychology Internship
Clinical Psychology Residency
Eastern Health offers a twelve-month pre-doctoral residency in clinical psychology. The program is designed to meet all of the requirements for accreditation by the Canadian Psychological Association (pending application and approval). The residency program is a member of Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs. The annual stipend for the residency is $30,000, and benefits include vacation, educational and sick leave, and health insurance. For more complete information about our residency program, please see our BROCHURE to learn more.
Three streams are available within the Eastern Health residency program: Adult Stream (2 residents) Child and Adolescent Stream (2 residents)Health Psychology/Eating Disorder Stream (1 resident)
Applicants may apply to one or more of these streams.
For each stream, the residency program is designed to provide supervised training in the following core competencies of psychological practice: (1) psychological assessment; (2) intervention; (3) consultation; (4) program development and evaluation; (5) interpersonal relationships; (6) professional standards and ethics; and (7) supervision. Training in the core competencies is accomplished through the development of an individualized training program consisting of required and optional rotations. Each stream consists of a required, year-long rotation at the primary site for the stream, as well as a required three month assessment rotation (two days/week) and required three month supervision rotation (two days/week). Interns will also choose two additional optional minor rotations. Optional rotations provide specialized opportunities to address core competencies and/or individualized training goals.
The typical breakdown of a resident’s weekly schedule is as follows:
Additional supervision and training is provided, as needed, to support the completion of all competency requirements, and to support intern specialization interests. Residents are also encouraged to attend additional professional development activities, such as grand rounds and workshops.
This residency program participates as a member in the APPIC Matching Program, abiding by all APPIC guidelines regarding the residency application and selection process. A copy of the APPIC Guidelines is available from the APPIC website: http://www.appic.org/.
Heather Sheppard, PhD, RPsychEastern HealthRoom 709, Southcott HallDr. L.A. Miller Centre100 Forest Road, St. John's, NL, Canada A1A 1E5T: 709-777-7889 F: 709-777-8113E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org