Surrey Place is a community-based organization that provides a range of services including complex assessment, diagnostics and treatment for people living with developmental disabilities. We are dedicated to helping every client reach their potential – at every stage in life. With highly skilled staff and dedicated teams, we’re making a real difference through inspired leadership, service and research excellence, community collaboration and creative capacity building.
This Psychology Residency position provides senior level doctoral students with training opportunities to enhance the development of the core competencies required for psychologists as declared in the Mutual Recognition Agreement of the Regulatory Bodies for Professional Psychology in Canada (2004). These opportunities include direct training in assessment, evaluation, intervention, consultation, and research. There are two fulltime psychology residency positions, which begin the first Tuesday in September, and conclude one year late. This Psychology Residency offers an annual stipend of $31,800.
Autism Services: Toronto Autism Services – Duration: 2 days per week
Both psychology residents will spend 6 months developing their autism intervention skills in the area of Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) in one of our center-based programs located at the SP West satellite office. The residents will also develop their assessment and consultation competencies within the Toronto Autism Services, which is part of the new Ontario Autism Program (OAP). Residents will learn how to translate psychological assessment findings into treatment and teaching goals.
Developmental Services: Child & Adult Programs – Duration: 2 days per week
Both psychology residents will work within the Child programs during their first term; either the Infancy & Early Childhood division (IECP) or the Children & Youth Program (CYP). Followed by rotations in the Adult program for the 2nd term. Residents with have the opportunity to work with children and adults with a multitude of diagnoses and disorders, including; ASD; genetic and chromosomal disorders, visual impairments, FASD; as well as co-morbid personality disorders. Individual, group and family counselling, as well as assessment and consultation experiences are part of both rotations within the SP developmental services.
The overall training goals of the Psychology Internship are:
- The development of competencies as a clinical psychologist in Assessment, Intervention, Consultation and Supervision.
- The development of psychology practice skills within a scientist practitioner model.
- Increased awareness of professional, ethical, cultural diversity issues, as well as the relevant legislation.
- Provide experience and develop knowledge and skills in working in interdisciplinary teams.
We are looking for senior level doctoral candidates who have completed all doctoral coursework and practicum in assessment and intervention. Our ideal interns are knowledgeable about autism & developmental disabilities.
Please make your application through the APPI Online registration site at: www.APPIC.org by November 15.
Surrey Place National Matching Services Site # is 185511
This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant. Surrey Place fosters diversity in the workplace and welcomes applicants from the communities we serve.