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Psychology Internship Program Public Materials: Requirements and Recommendations - Sarah Ross, PhD and Tamara DeHay, PhD

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Please note that Continuing Education Credit is not offered for viewing this webcast.

This webcast will provide information about internship programs’ public materials, including such items as brochures, websites, program policies, and training handbooks. The American Psychological Association requires that accredited internship programs follow specific requirements regarding the content and availability of public materials. These requirements will be reviewed, and recommendations for ensuring compliance in a manner that minimizes the administrative burden on the internship program will be provided.

This webcast is designed to help you:

  1. Understand and ensure compliance with APA requirements related to internship public materials.
  2. Make public materials maximally useful to the intended publics, including prospective and current interns and Directors of Clinical Training in psychology graduate programs.
  3. Coordinate the dissemination and updating of public information in a low-burden manner.

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Tamara DeHay, PhD

Tamara DeHay, PhD is the Associate Director of the WICHE Behavioral Health Program in Boulder, CO. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and is certified as a Health Services Provider in Psychology by the National Register. She is additionally certified in Primary Care Behavioral Health through the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. DeHay earned a PhD in School Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and completed a clinical internship at the Children’s Hospital of Colorado and a post-doctoral fellowship in Administration, Policy, and Program Evaluation through the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. DeHay's research and clinical experience has included such areas as collaborative health care, pediatric health psychology, rural mental health policy, workforce development, and evidence-based interventions. Dr. DeHay co-led the development of a Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Rural Primary Care Providers, which has been launched internationally. She has also led WICHE’s psychology internship development initiative since 2008, which has supported the development and accreditation of a number of internship programs across the country. She continues to work to expand this initiative, which seeks to improve the national match imbalance and to ensure the provision of high-quality internship training for psychologists.

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