Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Internship Program Admissions

Date Program Tables are updated:  August, 2019
Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:
As a part of the partial affiliations between NPTC and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Pacific University School of Professional Psychology, students from the Chicago School and Pacific University are given preference in the selection process. However, interns from programs will still be considered and are encouraged to apply. Please see the FAQ section on Partial Affiliation for more information about this agreement.
Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:
Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours N Y Amount: NPTC requires a combined total of 250 hours
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours N Y Amount: NPTC requires a combined total of 250 hours
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:
    • Comprehensive Examinations successfully completed
    • Master’s degree completed
    • Dissertation proposal approved by start of internship
    • Completion of a minimum or 1,000 total practicum hours, of which…
      • 250 should be Intervention and Assessment hours
      • 100 should be Supervision hours
    • Must have completed three years of graduate training
    • Enrollment in an APA- or CPA-accredited clinical (preferred), counseling, or school psychology doctoral program; OR a non-accredited school that has had or has been approved for an APA site visit.

    Sites conduct background checks on incoming interns and applicants need to be prepared to pass background checks and drug tests in compliance with state laws relevant to the site’s location as well as site policy. Not successfully passing these screenings/background checks may cause these sites to break a match with an incoming intern. The specific requirements for these background checks and what it means to successfully pass or fail these tests are detailed on each site page under Intern Selection Process.

 

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns   $30,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns  N/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes
If access to medical insurance is provided:  
Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes
Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes
Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes
Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 112 hours (~14 days) of PTO for use as vacation and sick.
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave  Sick leave is included in the 112 hours of PTO provided.
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave?  Yes**

Other Benefits (please describe):

  • Interns are provided with three (3) days of professional development leave
  • Interns are provided with at least seven (7) holidays, with many sites observing more
  • Professional liability insurance for anyone not already covered by their school
  • Access to Group Vision (Burrell, Compass Health, Royal Oaks, Truman Medical)
  • Access to Group Dental (Burrell, Compass Health, Royal Oaks, Truman Medical)
  • Access to life insurance (Burrell, Compass Health, Royal Oaks, Truman Medical)
  • Short-Term Disability (Burrell, Compass Health, Royal Oaks, Truman Medical)
  • Long-Term Disability (Burrell, Family Psychological Center, Truman Medical)
  • Access to Group Retirement with employer match: Burrell (no match), Compass Health (6% match), Royal Oaks (6% match), Truman Medical (match .50 per $1 up to 8%)
  • Cafeteria plans for medical and/or dependent care (Burrell, Compass Health, Family Psychological Center, Royal Oaks, Truman Medical)
  • Employee Assistance Program (free short-term counseling for intern/family; Burrell, Compass Health, Royal Oaks, Truman Medical)
  • Licensure Assistance Program (Compass Health, Royal Oaks)
  • 529 college savings (Burrell, Truman Medical)
  • Additional discounts and/or wellness incentives (Burrell, Truman Medical)

*Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table

**Please note that for every day of unpaid leave taken, will be an automatic extension of internship by the same amount of time.

Initial Post-Internship Positions

 

(Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)
Cohort date range:     2016-2017 through 2018-2019
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts:   50
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree:   2

     PD      EP
Community mental health center 19 2
Federally qualified health center 1
Independent primary care facility/clinic
University counseling center
Veterans Affairs medical center
Military health center 1
Academic health center
Other medical center or hospital 9  7
Psychiatric hospital 31
Academic university/department
Community college or other teaching setting
Independent research institution 1
Correctional facility
School district/system 1
Independent practice setting 6
Not currently employed 2
Changed to another field
Other 1
Unknown 4

Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position.

Internship Program Admissions

Date Program Tables are updated: October, 2019
Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:
As a part of the partial affiliations between NPTC and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Pacific University School of Professional Psychology, students from the Chicago School and Pacific University are given preference in the selection process. However, interns from programs will still be considered and are encouraged to apply. Please see the FAQ section on Partial Affiliation for more information about this agreement.
Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:
Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours N Y Amount: NPTC requires a combined total of 250 hours
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours N Y Amount: NPTC requires a combined total of 250 hours
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:
  • Comprehensive Examinations successfully completed
  • Master’s degree completed
  • Dissertation proposal approved by start of internship
  • Completion of a minimum or 1,000 total practicum hours, of which…
    • 250 should be Intervention and Assessment hours
    • 100 should be Supervision hours
  • Must have completed three years of graduate training
  • Enrollment in an APA- or CPA-accredited clinical (preferred), counseling, or school psychology doctoral program; OR a non-accredited school that has had or has been approved for an APA site visit.

Sites conduct background checks on incoming interns and applicants need to be prepared to pass background checks and drug tests in compliance with state laws relevant to the site’s location as well as site policy. Not successfully passing these screenings/background checks may cause these sites to break a match with an incoming intern. The specific requirements for these background checks and what it means to successfully pass or fail these tests are detailed on each site page under Intern Selection Process.

 

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns
Aspire Indiana (Traditional and IHC)
Bowen Center (Traditional and IHC)
Centerstone (Traditional and IHC)
Four County
Four County IHC
Valley Oaks Health (Traditional and IHC)


$29,000
$28,352
$30,000
$30,000
$28,352
$28,352
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns  N/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes
If access to medical insurance is provided:  
Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes
Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes
Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes**
Coverage of domestic partner available?
Aspire Indiana
Centerstone
Bowen Center
Four County
Valley Oaks Health

No
No
No
Yes
No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 112 hours (~14 days) of PTO for use as vacation and sick.
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave  Sick leave is included in the 112 hours of PTO provided.
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave?  Yes***

Other Benefits (please describe):

  • Interns are provided with 3 days of professional development leave.
  • Interns are provided with at least seven (7) holidays. Some sites may offer more.
  • Malpractice insurance for anyone not already covered by their school
  • Access to Vision and Dental insurance (full cost responsibility of intern) (all sites)
  • Access to Short/Long term disability insurance (Aspire, Bowen Center, and Valley Oaks)
  • Access to Group life insurance (Aspire, Bowen Center, Centerstone and Valley Oaks)
  • Access to group retirement benefits: Aspire, Centerstone (3% match), Bowen Center, Valley Oaks (7% match).
  • Wellness incentives: Aspire (free access to health & wellness centers), Bowen Center (wellness program and fitness reimbursement), Centerstone ($500 reimbursement).

*Note: Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table
**Note:
If spouse has insurance offered externally or through workplace they are ineligible

***Please note that for every day of unpaid leave taken, will be an automatic extension of internship by the same amount of time.

Initial Post-Internship Positions

 

(Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)
Cohort date range:     2016-2017 through 2018-2019
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts:   37
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree:     0

     PD      EP
Community mental health center 9 3
Federally qualified health center
Independent primary care facility/clinic 2
University counseling center 1
Veterans Affairs medical center
Military health center
Academic health center
Other medical center or hospital 2
Psychiatric hospital
Academic university/department
Community college or other teaching setting
Independent research institution
Correctional facility
School district/system
Independent practice setting 6
Not currently employed 5
Changed to another field
Other 2
Unknown 7

Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position.

Internship Program Admissions

Date Program Tables are updated: August, 2019
Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:
As a part of the partial affiliations between NPTC and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Pacific University School of Professional Psychology, students from the Chicago School and Pacific University are given preference in the selection process. However, interns from programs will still be considered and are encouraged to apply. Please see the FAQ section on Partial Affiliation for more information about this agreement.
Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:
Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours N Y Amount: NPTC requires a combined total of 250 hours
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours N Y Amount: NPTC requires a combined total of 250 hours
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:
  • Comprehensive Examinations successfully completed
  • Master’s degree completed
  • Dissertation proposal approved by start of internship
  • Completion of a minimum or 1,000 total practicum hours, of which…
    • 250 should be Intervention and Assessment hours
    • 100 should be Supervision hours
  • Must have completed three years of graduate training
  • Enrollment in an APA- or CPA-accredited clinical (preferred), counseling, or school psychology doctoral program; OR a non-accredited school that has had or has been approved for an APA site visit.

Sites conduct background checks on incoming interns and applicants need to be prepared to pass background checks and drug tests in compliance with state laws relevant to the site’s location as well as site policy. Not successfully passing these screenings/background checks may cause these sites to break a match with an incoming intern. The specific requirements for these background checks and what it means to successfully pass or fail these tests are detailed on each site page under Intern Selection Process.

 

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns 

Community Health of Central Washington
HealthPoint

 

$28,000
$30,000

Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns  N/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes
If access to medical insurance is provided:  
Trainee contribution to cost required?
Community Health of Central Washington
HealthPoint

No
Yes
Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes
Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes
Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 112 hours (~14 days) of PTO for use as vacation and sick leave
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave  Sick leave is included in the 112 hours of PTO provided.
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave?  Yes**

Other Benefits (please describe):

• Interns are provided with 24 hours (~3 days) of CME/Professional development time.
• Interns are provided with at least eight (8) holidays. HealthPoint observes ten (10 holidays).
• Malpractice insurance for anyone not already covered by their school
• Interns are provided with access to health insurance, vision coverage, and dental coverage. Vision and dental insurance are provided to interns for free. • Health insurance is free for CHCW interns and at reduced cost at HealthPoint.
• Interns at CHCW are also provided with Disability insurance and Life insurance.
• Discounts on EPPP study materials through partner agency (all interns and alumni)

*Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table

**Please note that for every day of unpaid leave taken, will be an automatic extension of internship by the same amount of time.

Initial Post-Internship Positions

 

(Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)
Cohort date range:     2017-2018 through 2018-2019
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts:   19
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree:   0

     PD      EP
Community mental health center
Federally qualified health center
Independent primary care facility/clinic
University counseling center
Veterans Affairs medical center
Military health center
Academic health center 1
Other medical center or hospital 10 2
Psychiatric hospital 1
Academic university/department 1
Community college or other teaching setting
Independent research institution
Correctional facility
School district/system
Independent practice setting 1 1
Not currently employed 1
Changed to another field
Other
Unknown 1

Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position.