Internship Admissions and Initial Placement Data

Program Table updated August 15, 2022

 

Program Disclosures

Does the program or institution require students, trainees, and/or staff (faculty) to comply with specific policies or practices related to the institution’s affiliation or purpose? Such policies or practices may include, but are not limited to, admissions, hiring, retention policies, and/or requirements for completion that express mission and values. If yes, provide website link (or content from brochure) where this specific information is presented.

No

 

Internship Program Admissions

Program Table updated August 15, 2022

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:

A major strength of the Nebraska Mental Health Centers Psychology Internship Program is the varied experience in the field of health service psychology offered to interns. Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide variety of behavioral health disorders and neurological conditions are provided to children, adolescents, adults and seniors at four clinic offices. Interns may also have the opportunity to facilitate a variety of groups, provide behavioral health interventions within school settings and participate in a grant to provide Parent-Child Intervention Training (PCIT). Applicants that have demonstrated experience and interest in community-based general outpatient practice and intervention services within a rural population are preferred. Interns are required to complete 2000 clinical hours that includes a minimum of 1000 direct patient contact hours.

Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum of hours of the following at time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:

Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours

Yes

Amount: 500

Total Direct Assessment Hours

Yes

Amount: 100

Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:

Approval by the applicant’s academic training program verifying their readiness for internship, a Master’s degree or equivalent in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a closely related field, and a minimum of three years of a doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology.

 

Financial and Other Benefits for Upcoming Training Year

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time interns

27,000

Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time interns

N/A

Program provides access to medical insurance for interns?

No

If access to medical insurance is provided:

Trainee contribution to cost required?

N/A

Coverage of family member(s) available?

N/A

Coverage of legally married partner available?

N/A

Coverage of domestic partner available?

N/A

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)

64

Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave

0

In the event of medical condition 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):

6 to 7* paid Holidays (*Juneteenth falls on a weekday), e days Education Leave and negotiable paid Bereavement Leave. Note: Excess unpaid leave may impact intern’s ability to obtain needed hours for successful completion of internship within a 12 month period.

 

Initial Post-Internship Positions

Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding Three Cohorts.

 

Cohorts:

2019-2020 through 2021-2022

Total # of Interns who were in the 3 cohorts

7

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

 

 

Federally qualified health center

 

 

Independent primary care facility/clinic

1

 

University counseling center

1

 

Veterans Affairs medical center

 

 

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

 

 

Not currently employed

 

 

Changed to another field

 

 

Other

3

 

Unknown

 

 

*Note “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time.

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