Hamm Clinic’s Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology is available to PhD and PsyD graduate students. Training is consistent with the American Psychological Association’s Standards of Accreditation.
Objectives and Requirements
Training objectives include:
- Ethical and legal standards
- Individual and cultural diversity
- Assessment and intervention
- Consultation and interprofessional/interdisciplinary skills
- Professional values
- Communication and interpersonal skills
Interns provide clinical services including psychological assessment and outpatient psychotherapy. They engage in inter-disciplinary consultation, prepare and deliver formal case presentations, and participate in other training opportunities that promote professional competence and affiliation.
The Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology is a full-time, one-year, on-site commitment to meet a 2,000-hour training requirement. Interns receive a stipend and can take scheduled clinic holidays and vacation time.
Specific internship expectations, timeframe, and training content must be approved by Hamm Clinic, the student, and the graduate school program. For more about this opportunity, read our program description (PDF). Information about application processes and deadlines can be found on the APPIC website.
A site visit from the Commission on Accreditation was conducted on November 5-6, 2015. The Commission granted seven years of APA re-accreditation, with our next site visit scheduled for 2022.* The clinic is a MN Department of Human Services Rule 29 approved facility and an APPIC member psychology training site. Interested students participate in the APPIC match.
*Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to:
Commission on Accreditation
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Telephone: (202) 336-5979
A link to the APPIC website and more information about the clinic, the application processes, deadlines, etc., is available here.