Predoctoral Internship -- Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals

Posted: October 5, 2018


Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals is currently accepting applications for two full-time pre-doctoral internship positions for August 2019-2020. We are a non-profit agency serving the mental health needs of the west central region of Minnesota and surrounding areas and our internship program aims to prepare interns for a generalist practice of psychology with the scientist-practitioner model of training. As a newly developed internship program, we are not currently APA accredited. Our internship has applied for APPIC membership and are awaiting their decision. Please refer to our website for details regarding our internship program (www.solutionsinpractice.org/internships).

Below is a highlight of unique training opportunities interns will receive from our internship program:

• Work with an interdisciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, counselors, and mental health practitioners
• Participate in two six-month clinical rotations: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Autism/Applied Behavioral Service
• Work with neurodevelopmental disorders
• Develop strong psychological assessment/testing kills
• Receive training and experience providing supervision to mental health practitioners
• Work in a wide variety of mental health programs (e.g., Mobile Mental Crisis, ARMHS)

]Applicants with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply as we believe that diversity enriches our community. Applicants with a strong passion to work with diverse, underserved clientele in rural community mental health settings will find our program to be a good fit.

Information on application materials and the application process can be found by visiting the following website: http://www.solutionsinpractice.org/intern-selection-and-academic-preparation-requirements-policy
Please direct questions about our internship program or the application process to our training director, Dr. Jan Witte-Bakken, Ph.D., L.P. at [email protected] or 218.287.4338.

Solutions is an EEOC/AA employer. We do not discriminate based on race, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military status, ancestry, national origin or other protected statuses.

 

Diversity Statement

The Minnesota Psychological Association actively encourages the participation of all psychologists regardless of age, creed, race, ethnic background, gender, socio-economic status, region of residence, physical or mental status, political beliefs, religious or spiritual affiliation, and sexual or affectional orientation.Although we are an organization of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds, the Minnesota Psychological Association also recognizes our core unifying identities as Psychologists who practice in America. We also recognize that we may hold unintentional attitudes and beliefs that influence our perceptions of and interactions with others. Within this context of unity and self-exploration, we are committed to increasing our sensitivity to all aspects of diversity as well as our knowledge and appreciation of the unique qualities of different cultures and backgrounds.We aspire to becoming alert to aspects of diversity, previously unseen or unacknowledged in our culture. In this spirit, we are committed to collaborating with multicultural groups to combat racism and other forms of prejudice as we seek to promote diversity in our society. To this end, we are dedicated to increasing our multicultural competencies and effectiveness as educators, researchers, administrators, policy makers, and practitioners.