Position Summary/Essential Duties:
The Psychology Fellowship at the Department of Psychiatry at University Hospitals of Cleveland provides applied and didactic professional development experiences to psychology trainee at the Internship level of training. With close supervision and guidance, interns develop and enhance assessment and diagnostic skills, case formulation, and treatment design across inpatient and outpatient settings. Interns are also exposed to diverse forms of psychopathology as it manifests in children and to the available empirically supported treatments. By the completion of the internship, successful candidates will have become familiar with accepted practices and procedures in the assessment and treatment of children presenting complex psychiatric problems in diverse clinical settings.
Interns are expected to conduct themselves according to the highest ethical and professional standards, and they are expected to make meaningful contributions to patient care.
Interns are expected to maintain at least a 20-hour weekly commitment to the internship program, and before the start of any clinical activities, the supervision of the intern will be registered with the Ohio State Board of Psychology in accordance to applicable stipulations of the Ohio Administrative Code. Their supervisor of record will approve and delegate all clinical activities performed by the intern in compliance with applicable regulations. Participating in didactic activities is considered an essential part of the internship. To fulfill this expectation, interns are expected to participate in the didactic activities provided by the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program as an attendant and as a contributor. Didactic activities are scheduled every Thursday from 2:30 P.M.to 4:30 P.M, and Fridays from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon. Interns are expected to engage in no less than one hour of direct, one to one supervision for every 40 hours of work, and they are also expected to participate in no less that 1 hour of group supervision for every 40 hours of weekly work.
Clinical duties of interns include but are not limited to:
Participation in scholarly activities as appropriate.Qualifications
Must be enrolled in a doctoral program in psychology. Must have completed a practicum experience, fulfilled all course requirements from their programs as well as having successfully completed any comprehensive examination required by the degree-granting institution.
Required Credentials, License and/or Certifications:
Must have completed Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology