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Internship Admissions, Support, Initial Placement Data

Date Program Tables updated: 7/1/2022

Program Disclosures

As articulated in Standard I.B.2, programs may have “admission and employment policies that directly relate to affiliation or purpose” that may be faith-based or secular in nature. However, such policies and practices must be disclosed to the public. Therefore, programs are asked to respond to the following question.

Does the program or institution require students, trainees, and/or staff (faculty) to comply with specific policies or practices related to the institution’s affiliation or purpose? Such policies or practices may include, but are not limited to, admissions, hiring, retention policies and/or requirements for completion that express mission and values?  

_x_Yes

 

___No

If yes, provide website link (or content from brochure) where this specific information is presented:

APIA: Mission – https://www.apiai.org/about/

NSHC: Mission – https://www.nortonsoundhealth.org/about-us/mission-vision-and-values/

PFMC/AKFMR: Mission – https://www.providence.org/about/our-mission

Policy – https://phs-akpamc.policystat.com/

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 (inactive 2022-2023); Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association; Providence Family Medicine Center/Alaska Family Medicine Residency; and Norton Sound Health Corporation. Each site’s Financial and Other Benefit Support are 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; didactic seminars utilize videoconference as the avenue for delivery. 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:

Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours: No Amount:

N/A

Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours: No Amount:

N/A

Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:
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 – INACTIVE 2022-2023

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns TBD
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns NA
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes No
If access to medical insurance is provided:
o   Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes No
o   Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes No
o   Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes No
o   Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes 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?  

Yes

 

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 Islands Association

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $35,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns NA
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes No
If access to medical insurance is provided
o   Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes No
o   Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes No
o   Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes No
o   Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes No
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

 

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.

Norton Sound Health Corporation

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $35,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns NA
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes No
If access to medical insurance is provided  
o   Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes No
o   Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes No
o   Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes No
o   Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes No
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

 

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.

Providence Family Medicine Center/Alaska Family Medicine Residency

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns $35,000
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns NA
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? Yes No
If access to medical insurance is provided  
o   Trainee contribution to cost required? Yes No
o   Coverage of family member(s) available? Yes No
o   Coverage of legally married partner available? Yes No
o   Coverage of domestic partner available? Yes No
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

 

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.

Initial Post-Internship Positions

(Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)

Initial Post-Internship Positions (2018/19) to (2020/21)
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts 36
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program / are completing doctoral degree 1
PD EP
Academic teaching 1 5
Community mental health center 9
Consortium
University Counseling Center
Hospital/Medical Center 9 1
Veterans Affairs Health Care System 4
Psychiatric facility 1
Correctional facility
Health maintenance organization
School district/system
Independent practice setting 2 1
Other 2

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.