The Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) has four Pre-doctoral Clinical Psychology externship positions for current Ph.D/Psy.D. students as part of their training prior to internship. Two positions in Child and Family Behavioral Health Services (CFBHS); one position in Emergency Services; and two positions in the West End Wellness Center. See the links below for more information.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, clinical work will include varying levels of in-person contact with clients dependent on needs. Social distancing and appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided. Telehealth is utilized.
The externship start date is September 11, 2023 – May 2024, end date flexible. The required day for team meetings is every Thursday. Prerequisite training includes at least one therapy practicum experience prior to start date.
How to Apply
- Please include: Cover letter, CV, de-identified testing report for a child or adolescent and three letters of recommendation.
- Please indicate which program you are interested in applying for. Applying to all or two or more of the options is acceptable.
Due date: January 27, 2023; submit by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received after the due date will not be considered.
- Finalists will be invited for interviews in February or early March.
- Position Descriptions:
Juana Osorio-Ramirez, Psy.D.
Director of Psychology Externship Program
Bilingual Clinical Psychologist I
720 N St. Asaph Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Work mobile: (703) 966-5112