The predoctoral internship at the VA St. Louis Health Care System is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2017.
The VA St. Louis Health Care System Psychology Training Program offers APA-accredited internships to U.S. citizens who are pursuing a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited institution. To be considered, students must demonstrate completion of at least three years of graduate course work and a minimum of 600 direct contact hours in assessment and intervention. Applicants must be certified as ready for internship by their Director of Training.
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Internship Brochure 2014-2015 - St. Louis
The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at the VA St. Louis Health Care System is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2020.
The Postdoctoral fellowship program offers four residency positions. Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHi) offers training in the provision of services within the primary care medical setting. The PTSD position offers training in the treatment of combat and deployment related post-trauma for all eras of service. The Psychosocial Rehabilitation Recovery Center is dedicated to providing integrated psychosocial treatment and resources to chronically and seriously mentally ill veteran patients. Finally, we also offer a two year neuropsychology training program. Applicants must have completed all requirements of an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology, including an APA-accredited internship, prior to the start of postdoctoral training.
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Fellowship Brochure 2014-2015 - St. Louis
The Neuropsychology Fellowship Program at the VA St. Louis Health Care System is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association as a specialty practice postdoctoral residency program in clinical neuropsychology. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2020.
The fellowship is a two-year program, and will next be available in Fall, 2016.
Any questions regarding the accreditation status of the St. Louis VA Medical Center psychology internship program or postdoctoral training program may be addressed to the APA Commission on Accreditation (CoA):
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association 750 First Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242
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Martina K. Ritchhart, Ph.D.
Director, Psychology Training
John Neudecker, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Training
#1 Jefferson Barracks Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63125
ext.66639 or ext.55320
November 1, 2014
TBA December, 2015
Primary Care Mental Health Integration/PTSD/Recovery
January 2, 2015