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Durham VA Medical Center

Internship Program

The predoctoral internship at the Durham VA Medical Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2016.

The Durham VA Medical Center Psychology Internship Program provides a one-year, full-time training experience for clinical and counseling psychology doctoral students from APA-accredited programs. The program provides broad-based, generalist training in clinical assessment, psychotherapy, consultation, research, and clinical supervision.

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Psychology Internship - Durham


Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The postdoctoral fellowship at the Durham VA Medical Center is not yet accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. An application for accreditation is in process.

The Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides advanced training in clinical psychology. There are two areas of emphasis – Trauma Recovery (trauma recovery in veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq and women veterans) and Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery (psychosocial rehabilitation of veterans with serious mental illness).  

The Mental Illness Research and Treatment Fellowship (MIRT) focuses on research and clinical training on post-deployment mental health in returning OEF/OIF veterans.

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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship - Durham


VA Advanced Fellowship in Mental Illness Research and Treatment

The VA Advanced Fellowship in Mental Illness Research and Treatment (http://www.mirecc.va.gov/mirecc-fellowship.asp) hosted by the VA Mid-Atlantic Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) and the Durham VA Medical Center offers two years of research and clinical training.  Over the course of the two-year program, fellows are trained in academic and health systems research, advanced clinical care service delivery, and program administration in an interdisciplinary setting. The fellowship combines individual mentored research and clinical training with state-of-the-art educational experiences.

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Psychology Postdoctoral Advanced Fellowship - Durham


VA Interprofessional Fellowship Program in Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery for Veterans with Serious Mental Illness

The Interprofessional Fellowship Program in Psychosocial Rehabilitation is a state-of-the-art clinical training program that focuses on the theory and practice of psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery. Individualized, mentored clinical and research training is combined with a curriculum that emphasizes a comprehensive psychosocial rehabilitation approach to service delivery, education, and implementing change in a mental health care setting.

Contact Us

Durham VA Medical Center
508 Fulton Street
Durham, NC 27705

Internship:
Loretta E. Braxton, Ph.D.
Director, Psychology Training

Durham VA Medical Center
(919) 286-0411 ext 7054

Postdoctoral Fellowship:
Loretta E Braxton, Ph.D.
Director, Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

Durham VA Medical Center
(919) 286-0411 ext 7054

Patrick S. Calhoun, Ph.D. Director, Mental Illness Research & Treatment Fellowship
Durham VA Medical Center VISN 6 MIRECC
(919) 286-0411, ext 7970

APPIC Match Number

Internship: 141411

Applications Due

Internship:
November 1

Postdoctoral Fellowship:
January 1

Advanced Fellowship:
January 31

Eligibility Requirements

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Sponsored by the Veterans Health Administration: Office of Academic Affiliations and Mental Health Services
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