Psychology Internship Program Public Materials: Requirements and Recommendations

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Length: 45 minutes

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This webcast will provide information about internship programs’ public materials, including such items as brochures, websites, program policies, and training handbooks. The American Psychological Association requires that accredited internship programs follow specific requirements regarding the content and availability of public materials. These requirements will be reviewed, and recommendations for ensuring compliance in a manner that minimizes the administrative burden on the internship program will be provided.

This webcast is designed to help you:

  1. Understand and ensure compliance with APA requirements related to internship public materials.
  2. Make public materials maximally useful to the intended publics, including prospective and current interns and Directors of Clinical Training in psychology graduate programs.
  3. Coordinate the dissemination and updating of public information in a low-burden manner.

Speaker:

Tamara DeHay, PhD is the President of Clover Educational Consulting Group, an organization dedicated to advancing high-quality training of healthcare providers. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and is certified as a Health Services Provider in Psychology by the National Register. She is additionally certified in Primary Care Behavioral Health through the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. DeHay earned a PhD in School Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. She completed a clinical internship with a focus on Pediatric Health Psychology at the Children’s Hospital of Colorado and a post-doctoral fellowship in Administration, Policy, and Program Evaluation through the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. DeHay has co-led the development of a Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Rural Primary Care Providers, which has been launched internationally, and has trained PCPs across the nation in effective suicide prevention. In her previous role as the Director of Education and Training at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, she developed and led a psychology internship development initiative, which supported the development and accreditation of a number of internship programs nationally. In her current role she continues to expand this work, which seeks to ensure the provision of high-quality internship training for psychologists and is core to the mission of Clover Ed. 


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