Internship Admissions, Support, Initial Placement Data

Date Program Tables are updated: 08/01/2018

Internship Program Admissions

Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:

AK-PIC Training Sites

The consortium includes the following sites: Alaska Psychiatric Institute; Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association; Providence Family Medicine Center/Alaska Family Medicine Residency; and Norton Sound Health Corporation. Each site is described below.

The Consortium offers one-year, full-time internship placements that begin and end around July of each year. The Consortium is comprised of treatment centers throughout Alaska and will provide a range of clinical and didactic experiences that represents the necessary depth and breadth required for future professional practice with Alaska’s diverse communities. Interns will have a primary placement at one site and will complete Alaska Specific Experiential Activities (AK-SEA) at other sites within the consortium. Across training sites, interns will complete a minimum of 500 hours per internship year of face-to-face direct service delivery.

Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application?
If Yes, indicate how many:
  No Yes N/A
Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours No    
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours No    
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:     NA

 

Note on Preference: AK-PIC will base its selection process on the entire application package; however, strong preference is given to applicants who have met the following qualifications prior to beginning internship:

  1. A minimum of 500 intervention hours;
  2. A minimum of 50 assessment hours;
  3. A minimum of 7 integrated assessment reports;
  4. Dissertation proposal defense scheduled to occur prior to the beginning of internship;
  5. Experience or special interest in working with diverse populations;
  6. Current enrollment and good standing in an APA-accredited doctoral program.

Alaska Psychiatric Institute

 
Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $32,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns NA
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?   No
If access to medical insurance is provided
Trainee contribution to cost required?   No
Coverage of family member(s) available?   No
Coverage of legally married partner available?   No
Coverage of domestic partner available?   No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 75
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 37.5
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?   No
Other Benefits (please describe) N/A
* Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table.

 


Aleutian Pribilof Island Association

 
Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $28,352
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns NA
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes  
If access to medical insurance is provided
Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes  
Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes  
Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes  
Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes  
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 80
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 40
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
* Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table.

 


Norton Sound Health Corporation

 
Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*
  $28,352
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns NA
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes  
If access to medical insurance is provided
Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes  
Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes  
Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes  
Coverage of domestic partner available?   No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 80
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
* Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table.

Providence Family Medicine Center/Alaska Family Medicine Residency

 
Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*
  $28,352
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns NA
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes  
If access to medical insurance is provided
Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes  
Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes  
Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes  
Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes  
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 80
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 40
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
* Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table.

Initial Post-Internship Positions

(Aggregated Tally for Preceding 3 cohorts)

  • 2015/16 – 2017/18
  • Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts: 33
  • Total # of interns who did not seek employment because
    they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree: 4
  PD EP
Community mental health center 6 3
Federally qualified health center 1 0
Independent primary care facility/clinic 1 3
University counseling center 0 0
Veterans Affairs medical center 2 0
Military health center 0 1
Academic health center 0 0
Other medical center or hospital 0 0
Psychiatric hospital 1 1
Academic university/department 0 3
Community college or other teaching setting 0 0
Independent research institution 0 0
Correctional facility 2 1
School district/system 0 1
Independent practice setting 0 0
Not currently employed 0 4
Changed to another field 0 0
Other 1 2
Unknown 0 0
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.