Madigan Army Medical Center Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, MD Eisenhower Army Medical Center Ft. Gordon, GA Tripler Army Medical Center Honolulu, HI San Antonio Military Medical Center Ft. Sam Houston, Texas United States Army Clinical Psychology Internship Programs What to Expect • 10-week Basic Officer Leadership Course in San Antonio, Texas • 12-Month Internship Program – All large military medical centers – Remarkably diverse patient populations – Supervision (4+ hours direct/week) • 12-Month Post-Doc Residency to work towards licensure (optional) • Duty assignment as an independently practicing psychologist with a high level of responsibility Army Benefits • Excellent Salary • 100% Health, Dental, Vision • 30 days of Annual Leave • Professional Pay for ABPP • Army Family • Retirement • Continuing Education • Thrift Savings Plan • In-house Fellowships • Life Insurance First Year Pay & Allowances Base Pay per month Housing Pay* per month BAS* per month Total monthly salary Total annual salary Single Soldier Married Soldier $3,874.00 $3,874.00 $2,349.00 $240.00 $6,463.00 $2,742.00 $240.00 $6,856.00 $77,556.00 $82,272.00 • This example is for an 0-3 with less than 2 years time in service living in the Washington, D.C. area • Housing reimbursement is dependent upon housing location * pay is non-taxable 6 Army Psychologist Entry Points • Health Professions Scholarship Program: apply in either 2nd or 3rd year of graduate program • Clinical Psychology Internship Programs • Clinical Psychology Residency Programs • Direct Accession for licensed psychologists Madigan Healthcare System Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Madigan Army Medical Center • Located near Tacoma, Washington • “World-class military medicine and compassionate, innovative, academic health care for Warriors and Warrior Families past, present, and future.” • Internship accredited by APA for 7 years in 2011 • Residency accredited by APA for 7 years in 2011 • Regional Trauma Center • Patient population – 36,000+ Active Duty service members (always in deployment cycle) – 108,000+ total beneficiaries (families, retirees, etc.) • The Army’s Behavioral Health Technology Center (T2) Internship Training Rotations • Behavioral Health Clinic (6 months) • Primary Care Consultation (2 months) • Neuropsychology (2 months) – Emphasis on TBI assessment • Trainee-selected elective (2 months) – Pediatric Psychology – Programs and Research Service – Health Psychology Additional Training • Didactic Series – – – – Assessment Intervention Psychopharmacology Data-driven decision making • Using research to inform clinical practice – Special Topics • e.g. ethics, military culture, diversity issues • Military Culture Outings – Simulated firing ranges – Simulated convoy operations – “Field trips” to see operational components of local Army, Air Force, and Navy assets Tripler Army Medical Center Honolulu, Hawaii Tripler Army Medical Center • Located on the Moanalua ridge overlooking Honolulu • “Service to our Nation through high quality healthcare" • Serves the entire pacific region • Center of Excellence for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance TAMC • Three four-month rotations • Adult rotation mandatory • Two optional rotations – – – – Neuropsychology Child Psychology Health Psychology Community Psychology TAMC • Community Rotation – Unique, rural, primary care setting – Comprehensive health center and provide adult outpatient, substance abuse, ER, and psychological consultation – Fast paced environment under the supervision of four psychologists and two psychiatrists. – Cross cultural issues Brooke Army Medical Center Ft. Sam Houston, Texas BAMC/SAMMC • • • • • Located in San Antonio, Texas “We are Dedicated to Warrior Service” August 2006 received 7 years APA accreditation Level 1 Trauma Center Army’s Institute of Surgical Research – Burn Center – Combat Casualty Care Center • Center for the Intrepid (2007) BAMC/SAMMC • Three mandatory 3-month rotations: – Campus Behavioral Health Service – Neuropsychology – Adult Outpatient • Fourth Rotation, choose from: – Child & Adolescent – Clinical Health • Evidence Based Treatment rotation – focus on EBT for PTSD, Insomnia, Nightmares, Panic Disorders Eisenhower Army Medical Center Augusta, Ga. Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center • DDEAMC • Located in Augusta, Georgia • “Provide excellent healthcare, ensure readiness, and enhance training” • APA approved • Southern Regional Medical Command • Fort Gordon is home of the Signal Corps DDEAMC CPIP • Six required rotations – – – – – – Adult Assessment Health Psychology Military Psychology Neuropsychology Warrior Transition Battalion Liaison Inpatient Psychiatry • Outpatient Behavioral Health Services – Spans the entire year – Crisis intervention, intakes, short to intermediate length psychotherapy modalities Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, Md. Walter Reed National Military Medical Center • Located just outside Washington, DC in Bethesda, Maryland • “We Provide Warrior Care” • Long standing APA accredited program – Accredited since 1958 • Large Military Medical Center setting • Remarkably diverse patient population • Direct patient care of Soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan WRNMMC • Core Rotation: clinical skills in assessment and psychotherapeutic intervention • Specialty training through rotations: – – – – Outpatient Rotation Assessment Rotation Psychological Health Traumatic Brain Injury Rotation After Internship • Optional One-Year Postdoctoral Residency Program – located at each internship site • Assignments vary depending on licensure • > 75% of our graduates since 2001 have been deployed in support of OIF/OEF • Assignments within operational units, medical clinics, training units, special operations, assessment and selection, to name a few Clinical Psychology Residency Programs • 12 month post-doctoral residencies co-located at each internship site • Prepares residents for licensing examination and provides postdoctoral supervision • Emphasizes military specific applications of clinical psychology and provide advanced skills in preparation for deployment • Select post-doctoral residencies will accept accessions from civilian applicants who are attending or have completed an APA accredited internship and have completed all other doctoral degree requirements at an APA accredited Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology program • No additional Service Obligation connected to the Residency Fellowship Opportunities BAMC • Clinical Neuropsychology, Trauma, Risk, Resiliency WRNMMC • Clinical Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology MAMC • Pediatric Psychology TAMC • Clinical Health Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology After Licensure 4U2Poo Career Path • Office Basic Leadership Course – 8 weeks – Attend prior to internship • Internship (& doctoral graduation) • Licensure – One year Post Doctoral Residency • Available for those with dissertation complete • Allows supervision for licensure • Study and take EPPP – Do it on own • Initial assignment – Typically a 3 year tour – Expect to deploy Career Path • Apply for APA accredited 2-year Post doctoral fellowship • Captain’s Career Course • Utilization Tour or Special Assignment – Depends on interest and soldier preference • Intermediate Level Education • War College • Other assignments Army Psychology Jobs • Division or Brigade Psychologists – Direct support to maneuver troops • Combat Stress Control Detachment • Area Support Medical Company • MEDDAC/MEDCEN – Outpatient Clinic – May have subspecialties • Cadet Center for Personnel Development • Special Operation – Survival Evasion Resistance & Escape (SERE) School – Joint Personnel Recovery Agency (JPRA) – Intelligence Command (INSCOM) Army Psychology Jobs Cont’d • Special Operations Cont’d – Ranger Regiment – Special Operation Aviation Regiment (SOAR) – Special Operation Warfare Center (Assessment & Selection) • Program Director at MTF • Uniformed Services University • Recruiting Command How to Apply • Contact an Army Healthcare Recruiter who will assist you with the application process www.goarmy.com Complete APPIC application by site deadlines WRNMMC – 2 December 2013 Madigan AMC – 15 November 2013 SAMMC – 8 November 2013 Tripler AMC – 8 November 2013 Eisenhower AMC – 1 December 2013 • Recruiter will submit complete package to the Army Selection Board Applicant Requirements • Completed all resident coursework in an APA approved program • U.S. citizen (or permanent immigrant visa) • Be less than 43 years of age • Meet the qualifications for commission as an AD Officer prior to selection • 3-year Active Duty Service Obligation Questions?