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Psychology Training

 

Psychology Internship Program 

Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program  

Psychology Setting

Eighteen SAVAHCS psychologists and one consulting psychologist from the community comprise the Psychology staff. Staff members active in the Psychology training programs include 14 of the staff members, with 3 active training supervisors in the postdoctoral program. SAVAHCS psychologists participate independently as members of the treatment teams of most Mental Health programs, medical teams, and the Southwest Blind Rehabilitation Center. Psychological Assessment programs, based in the Mental Health Care Line, serve the entire medical center on a consultation basis. There is an APA accredited predoctoral clinical psychology internship and training with externs from the University of Arizona, in addition to the Post-Doctoral Fellowship program.

The Medical Center is affiliated with the University of Arizona, the Arizona Health Sciences Center, and Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona State University in Tempe, and numerous other academic institutions. It has an approved residency program with training in all clinical specialties usually associated with a teaching facility. Special medical treatment programs include open-heart surgery, organ transplant surgery, neurosurgery, level II polytrauma, renal dialysis, and infectious disease (HIV) among others. Mental Health programs include an outpatient mental health clinic, an inpatient treatment unit, residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment, outpatient PTSD treatment, and day programs. Most medical care is provided under the Primary Care model, in which multidisciplinary teams provide or coordinate all treatment of patients assigned to a particular team.

Clinical training is also offered to students in audiology and speech pathology, gerontology, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, social work, rehabilitation counseling (substance abuse), medical students and residents, and other specialties. The Medical Center is involved in a broad range of applied and basic scientific research in such areas as health services, heart disease, microcirculation, neurology, dementia, nursing, oncology, rehabilitation and depression.

Notice for training year 2018-19: We anticipate hiring an additional 2 positions within the trauma programs in order to replace staff who have been promoted and/or left.

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Contact

Nadine C. Cole, Ph.D.
Director, Psychology Training
520-792-1450 Ext. 5127

APPIC Match Number
General Internship
111211

Applications Due
Internship
November 10
 
Postdoctoral Fellowship
January 8

Eligibility Requirements
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Psychology Post-Doctorial Training Program Overview