Graduate Level Training
Family Psychological Center, P.A. has provided advanced training for doctoral interns and postdoctoral residents since 2003. Our doctoral internship program with the National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). (Click icon on right for more information about NPTC training opportunities.) Interns and residents develop expertise in conducting a variety of psychological assessments and providing research-based treatment to clients with a diverse range of presenting issues, including depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, disruptive behaviors of childhood and adolescence, learning disorders, personality disorders, relational conflicts, and trauma-related conditions.
Interns and residents refine their skills in establishing client rapport, conducting focused diagnostic interviews, developing clinical observational skills, and administering and interpreting a range of cognitive, developmental, academic, emotional, and personality assessment instruments. Differential diagnosis and treatment planning are also emphasized in supervisory sessions. Research opportunities are also available.** Methods of training include weekly individual and group supervision, co-therapy, observation, and weekly lunch journal discussion groups. Private practice management is also an area of training available for interns who are interested.
Trainees will develop and expand their experience with multiple assessment tools, such as the WPPSI-IV, WAIS-IV, WISC-V, WASI, SB5, RBANS, ChAMP, MVP, RIAS-2, WJ-IV ACH, WJ-IV OL, WRAT4, CELF-5, Bender-II, Conners' CPT-II, CAARS, ASRS, SRS, BRIEF-2, BASC-3, MMPI-2, MMPI-2-RF, MMPI-A, PAI, MCMI-III, MACI, MPACI, AARS, MBMD, Rorschach, Vineland-II, PSI-4, PCL-R, PCL-YV, PSI, SAVRY, VRAG, SORAG, SIRS, WMT, NV-MSVT, and SIMS.
If you are interested in our internship for the 2018-19 training year, please take a look at the National Psychology Training Consortium. You can easily access the NPTC website by clicking the icon link above.
** We are currently involved in gathering data for a study on performance validity testing with intellectually disabled children.
Family Psychological Center, P.A.
623 North Walnut Street
Harrison, AR 72601
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