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Psychology Internship Program

Requirements for Admission
This program is designed specifically for students matriculated in a doctoral training program who have completed at least three years of full‐time graduate study in clinical psychology, including practicum level experience in diagnostic assessment and various intervention modes, including specific experience with children and families. Preference is given to students in APA‐approved doctoral programs in clinical psychology. In order to be considered for internship, dissertation proposals must be defended by the application deadline.

The Division of Psychology represents multiple theoretical approaches, and thus preference is given to applicants who are broadly prepared in child psychotherapy as well as in cognitive, behavioral and educational evaluations.

Application Procedure and Deadline
Applications must be received on or before November 1, 2013. As a member of the Association for Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) and In accordance with its policies, our application constitutes the AAPI Online Form.

Interviews are by invitation only. In order to be considered for an interview, your completed application must be received by November 1, 2013 Interviews and tours will be conducted on only two dates: January 8th and 15th, 2014, with the full faculty and a group of applicants. We will not be able conduct individual interviews on additional dates. Invitations for interviews will be sent after December 15. Please do not call before December 15th.

Offers and Acceptances
The Internship Program at Children's Hospital is a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). This site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept or use any ranking information from any intern applicant. Children’s National will be participating in the APPIC Internship Matching Program; applicants should register for the match.

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