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 13, 2021 – May 2022, 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 29, 2021; submit by email (Kirimi.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:
Kirimi Fuller, Psy.D, Psychology Externship Director
720 N St. Asaph St. Alexandria, VA 20314