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Psychology Training

Psychology Internship and Postdoctoral Residency Training Program

Psychology Internship and Postdoctoral Residency Training are American Psychological Association (APA) accredited programs with an annual stipend for each position. Questions related to accredited status should be directed to:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st St., NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-336-5979
apaaccred@apa.org  
www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

Internship Program

Doctoral Internship is fully APA accredited with the next site scheduled during the 2020 academic year. The Dallas VA Doctoral Internship Program is also a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) with information included in the APPIC directory. The Dallas VA Internship abides by all APPIC policies as well as matching policies and procedures.

Psychology Internship 


Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The postdoctoral Fellowship is fully APA accredited with the next site visit scheduled during the 2019 academic year. Psychology Fellow must have completed all requirements for doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited institution, including completion of a Doctoral Internship in Professional Psychology (must also be APA-accredited). Internship and/or practicum experiences in relevant clinical settings (Substance Abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Family/Couples, Medical Psychology, or Geropsychology) and a professional goal of working as a psychologist in the fields of Substance Abuse, PTSD, Family/Couples, Medical Psychology, or Geropsychology are preferred but not required.

Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Residency is a two-year program in Neuropsychology. Recruiting one resident every year, the program is a member of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Neuropsychology (APPCN; www.appcn.org) and follows a practitioner-scholar training model consistent with APA Division 40/Houston Conference Guidelines. As such, this program will assist fellows in meeting prerequisites for board certification in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). This APPCN Clinical Neuropsychology training program is parallel to a larger APA approved Clinical Psychology postdoctoral program at Dallas VA Medical Center which includes seven additional postdoctoral positions in Substance Abuse, Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT), PTSD, Geropsychology, Health/Rehab, and Family/Couples Therapy.

The Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Residency at the VA North Texas Health Care System is in the processes of obtaining APA specialty accreditation in Clinical Neuropsychology and has recently submitted its self-study for review.  Questions related to accredited status should be directed to:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation American Psychological Association
750 1st St., NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-336-5979
apaaccred@apa.org
www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

Contact Co-Directors of the Neuropsychology Residency program at Dallas VA Medical Center:

Barry Ardolf, Psy.D., ABPP
BarryR.Ardolf@va.gov
214-857-0534
  Andrea Zartman, Ph.D., ABPP
Andrea.Zartman@va.gov 
214-857-0534



Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship


Dallas Addiction Leadership Training (DALT)

This two-year fellowship is designed to develop our future clinical, academic and/or administrative leaders in the addiction field. Fellows will spend at least 75% of their time on a mentored project of particular interest and relevance to the fellows' future goals. No more than 25% of fellow effort will be for required clinical service. Specialized training in leadership skills will also be a focus during the fellowship. It is open to psychology, pharmacy, and physician applicants. The physician can be board eligible or board certified in any specialty. The psychologist can be licensed or license eligible. The pharmacist can be licensed in any state or U.S. territories. Recent graduates as well as mid-career applicants are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should visit this program’s website at: http://www.northtexas.va.gov/educ_affil/DALT.asp or contact the program co-Directors, Bryon Adinoff, M.D. at Bryon.Adinoff@UTSouthwestern.edu or Jamylah Jackson, Ph.D., ABPP at jamylahk.jackson@va.gov. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

 



Contact

Dallas VA Medical Center
4500 S. Lancaster Rd.
Dallas, TX 75216

Jamylah K. Jackson, Ph.D., ABPP
Director of Psychology Training
Dallas VA Medical Center
214-857-3601
jamylahk.jackson@va.gov

Julia C. Smith, Psy.D.
Assistant Training Director
Dallas VA Medical Center
214-857-3608
julia.smith2@va.gov

APPIC Match Numbers

Internship:

General Psychology  157311
Medical Psychology   157312
Neuropsychology      157313

Applications Due

Internship
November 1, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship
December 10, 2017

Neuropsychology Postdoctoral
Fellowship

January 1, 2018