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CPIC Admissions

Date Program Tables were updated: September 28, 2021

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Internship Program Admissions


At the time of admission, applicants must have:

Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours

Y 600
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours Y 100

Additionally, applicants must have completed practica hours at a minimum of two different sites.
Interns from both PhD and PsyD programs are encouraged to apply. CPIC is dedicated to providing equal educational opportunities to persons of any age, ethnic background, gender, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation and/or gender identification.

Each applicant is required to submit a completed APPI application, including two letters of recommendation on the standard form. The deadline for application submission is November 15th at 11:59 p.m. Our interview notification date is December 20th.  Additional information regarding the application process can be found at https://www.appic.org.

INTERNS WHO WISH TO APPLY TO MORE THAN ONE SITE WITHIN THE CONSORTIUM SHOULD INCLUDE SEPARATE COVER LETTERS ADDRESSED TO THE SPECIFIC SITES TO WHICH THEY SEEK APPLICATION, SCANNED INTO A SINGLE DOCUMENT (i.e., ONLY SUBMIT ONE APPLICATION). Please note that placements at some sites are contingent upon successful completion of a health examination, drug test, and or security background clearance.

 

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year

Alvarado Parkway Institute Behavioral Health System

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns: $27,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns: n/a
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes

If access to medical insurance is provided:

-Trainee contribution to cost required?

-Coverage of family member(s) available?

-Coverage of legally married partner available?

-Coverage of domestic partner available?

 

No

No

No

No

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 2 hr/ mo.
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 1 hr/ mo.
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 (please describe): n/a

 

Aurora Behavioral Healthcare/San Diego

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns: $25,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns: n/a
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?  

If access to medical insurance is provided:

-Trainee contribution to cost required?

-Coverage of family member(s) available?

-Coverage of legally married partner available?

-Coverage of domestic partner available?

 

 

No

No

 

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation)  hr/ mo.
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 7 hr/ mo.
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 (please describe): n/a

 

Department of State Hospitals-Coalinga

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns: $40,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns: n/a
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes

If access to medical insurance is provided:

-Trainee contribution to cost required?

-Coverage of family member(s) available?

-Coverage of legally married partner available?

-Coverage of domestic partner available?

 

No

No

No

No

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 7 hr/ mo.
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 8 hr/ mo.
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 (please describe): n/a

 

Porterville Developmental Center

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns: $41,976
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns: n/a
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes

If access to medical insurance is provided:

-Trainee contribution to cost required?

-Coverage of family member(s) available?

-Coverage of legally married partner available?

-Coverage of domestic partner available?

 

Potentially

Yes

Yes

Yes

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 196 hours
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 96 hours
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 (please describe): n/a

 

San Quentin State Prison

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns: $41,352
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns: n/a
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes

If access to medical insurance is provided:

-Trainee contribution to cost required?

-Coverage of family member(s) available?

-Coverage of legally married partner available?

-Coverage of domestic partner available?

 

No

No

No

No

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 11 hr/ mo.
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave Included in PTO (above)
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 (please describe): n/a

 

State Center Community College District

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns: $20,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns: n/a
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes

If access to medical insurance is provided:

-Trainee contribution to cost required?

-Coverage of family member(s) available?

-Coverage of legally married partner available?

-Coverage of domestic partner available?

 

No

No

No

No

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 160 hours
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 24 hours
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 (please describe): n/a

 

Sutter Center for Psychiatry

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns: $25,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns: n/a
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? No

If access to medical insurance is provided:

-Trainee contribution to cost required?

-Coverage of family member(s) available?

-Coverage of legally married partner available?

-Coverage of domestic partner available?

 

No

No

No

No

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 0
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 0
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 (please describe): n/a

 

University of California-Merced

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns: $25,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns: n/a
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes

If access to medical insurance is provided:

-Trainee contribution to cost required?

-Coverage of family member(s) available?

-Coverage of legally married partner available?

-Coverage of domestic partner available?

 

No

No

No

No

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 80 hours
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 0
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 (please describe): n/a

 

W. Gary Cannon Psychological Services Center

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns: $18,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns: n/a
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? No

If access to medical insurance is provided:

-Trainee contribution to cost required?

-Coverage of family member(s) available?

-Coverage of legally married partner available?

-Coverage of domestic partner available?

 

No

No

No

No

Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 80 hours
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 72 hours
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 (please describe): n/a

 

Initial Post-Internship Positions

(Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)

  2017-2020
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts 86
Total # of interns who remain in training in the internship program 0

 

  PD EP
Academic Teaching   2
Community Mental Health Center   10
Consortium    
University Counseling Center   2
Hospital/Medical Center   4
Veterans Affairs Health Care System    
Psychiatric facility   22
Correctional facility   36
Health Maintenance Organization    
School district/system   5
Independent practice setting   4
Other   1

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.