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Honolulu - VA Pacific Islands Health Care System (VAPIHCS)

Internship Program

The psychology internship program at the Pacific Islands Health Care System (PIHCS) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2017.

We are seeking bright, conscientious, personable, diverse, and well-qualified applicants with sound clinical practicum training in psychological assessment, individual and group therapy with adults, ability to function independently with initiative under appropriate supervision, with flexibility, maturity and judgment, cultural sensitivity, and interest in a generalist practitioner-scholar (Vail model) training model. Applicants must be U.S. citizens in good-standing with APA accredited doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology with formal acceptance of the dissertation proposal by the application deadline.

Download the Brochure:
Psychology Internship - Honolulu


Postdoctoral Residency Program

The postdoctoral residency program at the Pacific Islands Health Care System (PIHCS) has six postdoctoral residency positions in five emphasis tracks: 1) the National Center for PTSD (NC-PTSD), Pacific Islands Division (PID) (2 positions) with a PTSD focus, 2) Military Sexual Trauma and Women's Health (1 position), 3) Integrated Care (1 position), 4) Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery (1 position), and 5) LGBT Veterans (1 position). The psychology residency program at the Pacific Islands Health Care System and NC-PTSD, PID is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2019.

Postdoctoral residents participate yearly in a varied and multidisciplinary training program designed to develop advanced competency in clinical practice and research/program evaluation as well as specialized expertise in their emphasis track and in diverse populations. Mentored training experiences are available in several settings from experienced supervisors who possess wide ranging clinical, teaching, research, and scholarly achievements.

We are seeking bright, conscientious, personable, diverse, and well-qualified applicants with sound clinical training in psychological assessment, individual and group therapy with adults, ability to function independently with initiative under appropriate supervision, with flexibility, maturity and good judgment, cultural sensitivity, and interest and experience in the area of emphasis for which they are applying. Applicants must be in good-standing with APA accredited doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology and in good standing in their APA accredited internship. The applicant's dissertation must be completed or expected to be completed before the start of the residency in late August. Qualifications for residency include: U.S. citizenship, earned doctorate in psychology from an APA accredited program by start date, and completed APA accredited internship.

Download the Brochure:
Psychology Postdoctoral Residency- Honolulu

Contact Us

VA Pacific Islands Health Care System (VAPIHCS)
459 Patterson Road
Honolulu, HI 96819-1522

Internship:
Shiloh E. Jordan, Ph.D
Acting Director
Psychology Training

(808) 433-0322

Alycia Barlow, Ph.D.
Acting Assistant Training Director

(808) 433-0678

Postdoctoral Residency:
(VAPIHCS and NC-PTSD):
Shiloh E. Jordan, Ph.D.
Acting Director
Psychology Training

(808) 433-0322

Theodora Stratis, PhD.
Assistant Training Director

(808) 433-7690

APPIC Match Numbers

VA Generalist Internship Track:
124411

HRSA rural Health/Generalist Internship Track:
124412

Applications Due

Internship:
November 4
Postdoctoral Residency:
January 6

Eligibility Requirements

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