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Trainee Admissions, Support, and Outcome Data

Date Program Tables are updated: July 2017

Program Admissions

Factors we consider essential for an applicant to have a successful internship year at CCPPS are 1) clinical experience (individual, w/ diverse populations, preferably at a counseling center) and 2) assessment experience, preferably with some of the following measures (or similar ones): WAIS, WJ, D-KEFS, and IVA, as well as with writing integrated reports.

Factors we use to consider goodness of fit once an applicant is assessed as able to be successful at our center are: interview, cover letter, essays, recommendation letters.

Factors used to offset weaknesses in any of the areas above are : extent of outreach experience, group experience, supervision experience, as well as any other experiences or factors that may add value to the center and the students we serve.

Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application?  YES


Direct Contact Hours

Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours
Yes
400

(of which at least 100 are with adults)
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours
Yes
50
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:
Completion of all required coursework and practicum experiences in a counseling or clinical psychology doctoral program is required prior to the starting date of internship.  Successful completion of comprehensive examinations and dissertation proposal are required prior to the ranking deadline. 

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $29,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-tine Interns       N/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? YES
If Access to Medical Insurance is Provided
    Trainee contribution to cost required? YES
    Coverage of family members available? YES
    Coverage of legally married partner available? YES
    Coverage of domestic partner available? NO
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 180 (24 days) 
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 135 (18 days)
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave?
YES
Other Benefits Three professional days to attend conferences if they are presenting at those conferences, twelve approved University Designated Holidays, 401(a) retirement plan with University matching program, library benefits, and  all other eligible benefits of West Virginia University full time employees. 

*Note: Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table.


Initial Post-Internship Positions

2014-2017                                       
Total number of interns who were in the three cohorts
9
Total number of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree
0

PD
EP
Community mental health center
0
0
Federally qualified health center
0
0
Independent primary care facility/clinic
0
0
University counseling center
3
2
Veterans Affairs medical center
0
0
Military health center
0
0
Academic health center
0
0
Other medical center or hospital
0
0
Psychiatric hospital
1
0
Academic university/department
0
1
Community college or other teaching setting
0
0
Independent research institution
0
0
Correctional facility
0
0
School district/system
0
0
Independent practice setting
0
2
Not currently employed
0
0
Changed another field
0
0
Other 
0
0
Unknown
0
0
Note: "PD" =Post-doctoral residency position; "EP" = Employed Position.  Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time.  For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.

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