Mary J. Wright Child and Youth Development Clinic Psychology Internship 2021-2022
The Mary J. Wright Child and Youth Development Clinic is offering a paid one-year psychology internship in London, Ontario with a focus on preparing the psychology resident(s) for autonomous practice as a psychologist with competencies in school and child clinical psychology. Working with other graduate student clinician team members (psychology and social work) in a unique multidisciplinary clinic setting, psychology residents will have the opportunity to develop proficiency in assessment, intervention and therapy (individual and group), and consultation with children and youth presenting with a variety of psychological, developmental/learning, and/or mental health/social-emotional concerns. With the MJW-CYDC as a cost-neutral clinic setting, psychology residents will have the opportunity to develop skills working within a fee-for-service structure and in working with vulnerable or disadvantaged family and child populations presenting with a variety of clinical and family concerns.
The MJW-CYDC internship is not accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). Applications are open to students who are Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents of Canada or non-Canadians attending a Canadian graduate psychology program AND who already have documentations/permits allowing them to work in Canada during the period of the residency (September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022). Students must be enrolled in a doctoral program in clinical or school psychology accredited by the Canadian and/or American Psychological Associations or doctoral programs working toward future accreditation.
Application Deadline for Internal/Western Candidates: Friday January 15, 2021
Application Deadline for External Candidates: Friday February 26, 2021
Submission requirements include:
- Application letter (detailing internship goals, fit of internship with training needs and future professional activities)
- Completed PDF package
Submit application to:
Director of Internship Training
Dr. Colin King, Director Mary J. Wright Child and Youth Development Clinic
519-661-2111 ext. 81183