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Jefferson County Internship Consortium

Jefferson County Internship Consortium (JCIC) is a full-time psychology doctoral internship that offers doctoral interns a unique blend of experiences and trainings to support preparing future psychologists for public health sector. Our consortium consists of several agencies including Centerstone of Kentucky (Community Mental Health Center), Uspriritus (Adolescent Residential Facility), Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center (Prison Hospital), and Central State Hospital (Adult State Hospital). The JCIC internship is a generalist program designed to prepare interns for licensed professional practice, with the particular focus on public-sector mental health services and collaborative consultation with other health service providers and community agencies.

JCIC offers:

  • Diverse training experiences with rotations including, but not limited to, inpatient treatment, outpatient therapy, forensic assessment, psychological testing, specialized trauma work, and immigrant/refugee work.
  • An emphasis on quality training, including being trained in several evidenced based practices, with the opportunity for extensive supervision covering multiple theoretical orientations.
  • A unique opportunity to conduct therapy sessions while receiving live supervision.
  • Multiple opportunities to consult and collaborate within multidisciplinary treatment teams.

More information is available in the JCIC Handbook.

Trainee admission, support and outcome data.

Questions? Contact the Director of Training, Dr. Megan Paxton.

*Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org

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