Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Internship Program Admissions

Date Program Tables are updated:  August, 2017
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 (or equivalent) completed (please see individual site requirements for possible variation to this)
  • 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.

Note: Some sites conduct background checks on incoming interns and 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   $20,009.60
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) 10 days/80 hours
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave  4 days/32 hours
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 and at least seven (7) holidays.
Malpractice insurance for anyone not already covered by their school
Long-Term Disability (free to intern)
Group Vision (cost full responsibility of the intern)
Group Dental (cost full responsibility of the intern)
Group Life Insurance (cost full responsibility of the intern)

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

Initial Post-Internship Positions

 

(Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)
Cohort date range:     2013-2014 through 2015-2016
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:   0

     PD      EP
Community mental health center      12       3
Federally qualified health center
Independent primary care facility/clinic
University counseling center
Veterans Affairs medical center       1
Military health center
Academic health center
Other medical center or hospital       7       6
Psychiatric hospital       2
Academic university/department
Community college or other teaching setting
Independent research institution
Correctional facility       1
School district/system
Independent practice setting      10       5
Not currently employed
Changed to another field
Other       1
Unknown       2

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

Internship Program Admissions

Date Program Tables are updated: August, 2017
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.

All three sites conduct background checks on incoming interns and 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   $21,008.00
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?
Bowen Center
Four County
Wabash Valley

No
Yes
No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)  136 hours (~17 days) of PTO for use as vacation, sick, and professional development.
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave  Sick leave is included in the 136 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 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)
Access to Short/Long term disability insurance (Bowen Center and Wabash Valley only)
Access to Group life insurance (Bowen Center and Wabash Valley only)

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

Initial Post-Internship Positions

 

(Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)
Cohort date range:     2013-2014 through 2015-2016
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:     1

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

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

Internship Program Admissions

Date Program Tables are updated: August, 2017
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.

Note: Some sites conduct background checks on incoming interns and 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   $25,000
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) 136 hours (~17 days) of PTO for use as vacation, sick, and professional development.
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave  Sick leave is included in the 136 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 at least seven (7) holidays. Some sites may offer more.
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.

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

Initial Post-Internship Positions

 

(Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)
Cohort date range:     N/A – our first graduating cohort will be 2017-2018
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts:   0
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree:   N/A

     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
Other medical center or hospital
Psychiatric hospital
Academic university/department
Community college or other teaching setting
Independent research institution
Correctional facility
School district/system
Independent practice setting
Not currently employed
Changed to another field
Other
Unknown

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