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Clinical Psychology Internship

BC Children’s Hospital offers psychology internships and post-docs focusing on pediatric and health care psychology. The location of these internships is Vancouver, BC.

Psychologists in health care settings face exciting challenges and demands. They carry out a full range of sophisticated diagnostic activities and provide therapeutic intervention for a variety of psychological and emotional needs. They develop and implement management strategies for patients with a wide range of behavioural symptom-management problems. They are in a position to educate and collaborate with other professionals in the hospital and in the community. In other words, the health care psychologist is a trained professional working in a complex interdisciplinary health care setting.

Pre-Doctoral Residency Program

In the internship, you will receive training in psychological assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of children and youth with a wide range of acute and chronic medical and mental health conditions. This includes dealing with problems such as coping with pain and loss, adjusting to physical or mental disability and/or handicap, dealing with the stress of illness and injury, and understanding how medical conditions affect family dynamics.

The Residency/Internship program at British Columbia's Children's Hospital was reaccredited in 2012, for six years, with the next site visit expected to occur within the 2017/2018 academic year. 

The CPA Accreditation Office:

Canadian Psychological Association
141 Laurier Avenue., Ouest/West, #702
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5J3
Tel: 613-237-2144 X333, 1-800-472-0657 ext.33 (Toll Free in Canada)
Fax: 613-237-1674
Email/Courier: smadon@cpa.ca 
Website: www.cpa.ca

Applications

The application deadline is November 15. For more information, please see the:

Clinical Psychology Residency Program Brochure for the 2017-2018 Residency Year 


Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Learning opportunities

Some years, the Psychology Department has funding available for Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions. 

There are currently no open fellowship positions. Any open positions will be posted on this website as they become available.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology or a related field.
  • Completion of a CPA- or APA-accredited graduate training program.
  • Completion of a CPA- or APA-accredited doctoral internship or residency.
  • Broad experience in assessment and therapy with children, adolescents, and families.
  • Solid clinical research skills, including graduate level coursework in statistical analysis and research design.

Applications

There are currently no open post-doctoral fellowship positions


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