Graduate and Post-doctoral Fellowships in Public Health Policy
The CIHR Strategic Training Program in Public Health Policy offers an exciting opportunity to become intellectually and actively involved in the complex tasks demanded by public health policymaking including: policy change; policy analysis; policy assessment; and policy structures and planning. This training program promotes a collaborative multidisciplinary community of researchers, trainees, policymakers, educators and practitioners that works and learns together to address – from a policy perspective – the key issues compromising the public’s health at local, regional, national and global levels. This CIHR training program is open to students accepted into a graduate program at the University of Toronto, and post doctoral fellows engaged in research at the University of Toronto or an affiliated hospital or research unit. Funding is available for eligible candidates at CIHR rates. Learn more about the CIHR Strategic Training Program in Public Health Policy.
Clinical Psychology Internship Program
The CAMH Clinical Psychology Internship Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is an APA/CPA-accredited internship. At CAMH, we are pleased to offer ten internship placements, making our program one of the largest of its kind in Canada.
The Psychology Internship Program provides clinical training in the context of a scientist-practitioner (Boulder) model. The CAMH internship is especially well-suited to applicants who are bound for academic careers in university psychology departments, teaching hospitals, and other academic settings. In contrast with many internship programs, in which rotations occur sequentially, psychology interns at the CAMH are assigned to two major rotations which occur concurrently throughout the year. In addition, interns may seek further training opportunities through a minor (half-day) rotation with other psychology supervisors at the CAMH or they may choose to participate in research during the internship year.
The psychology internship positions are open to students who are formally enrolled in a CPA- and/or APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical, counseling, or school psychology, who meet the CPA or APA academic and practicum criteria, and who have received formal approval from their Directors of Training to apply for the internship. As per CPA guidelines, eligibility for internship requires that applicants have completed all requisite professional coursework and practica prior to beginning the internship year. In addition, applicants must have completed a minimum of 600 hours of practicum experience in assessment and intervention strategies, comprised of at least 300 hours of direct client contact and 150 hours of supervision to be eligible. Finally, prior to applying for internship, applicants must have completed and received approval for their doctoral thesis proposal.
The Internship runs from September 3, 2013 to August 29, 2014.
Applications are due on November 1, 2012. Applications are to be submitted via the AAPI Online Centralized Application Service. The AAPI Online may be accessed at www.appic.org. No printed documents are to be mailed directly to our program.
In the application cover letter, applicants are asked to include a clear indication of 'track' choice (Adult vs. Child, Youth, and Family). All applicants must choose EITHER the Child, Youth, and Family Track OR the Adult Track. Applicants are also asked to include, in their cover letter, a rank order (rankings 1 through 5) of rotation preference (e.g., 1 = 1st choice [most preferred rotation], 2 = 2nd choice, 3 = 3 choice, etc.) within either the Child Track or the Adult Track, but not both tracks (i.e., rank order the rotations only within the Child Youth and Family Track, or only within the Adult Track). Descriptions of each rotation are provided in the brochure. Available rotations for the 2013 - 2014 academic year include:
Child, Youth, and Family Track
Child Gender Identity Service
Mood and Anxiety Service
Better Behaviours Service
Youth Addictions Service
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Depression
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Anxiety Disorders
Work, Stress and Health Program
Adult Forensic Outpatient Service (Law and Mental Health Program)
Borderline Personality Disorder Clinic
Gender Identity Clinic (Adult)
Dual Diagnosis Program
Please note: While CAMH is not listed within the APPIC directory, CAMH does take part in the APPIC matching process. All applicants must have an APPIC number prior to match day. The APPIC code number for the CAMH internship program is 183211.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Nicola Brown, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Director-of-Training, CPA/APA Accredited Internship in Psychology
250 College Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1R8
CAMH Psychology Internship Brochure - 2013-2014 - October 18, 2012 Version
The CAMH psychology internship program is not open to psychology students at the masters level. CAMH does have a psychology practicum program open to students at the masters level (or doctoral students who have not reached the internship stage of their training). For information on the CAMH psychology practicum program, contact Longena Ng, Ph.D., C.Psych., Director-of-Training, Clinical Psychology Practicum Program (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please see the attached link for information regarding the CAMH psychology practicum program.
Postgraduate Year 1 Psychiatry Resident Training in Addiction Psychiatry
Currently, the PGY I Addiction Psychiatry training consists of a four-week rotation. This is part of a 3 month block of psychiatry training that also includes Emergency Psychiatry and Consult Liaison Psychiatry. The overall the focus is on the developmental needs of the Resident i.e. developing core competencies of understanding the basics of addiction medicine and psychiatry, how to manage acute states of intoxication and withdrawal, approaches to treatment (e.g. pharmacology and motivational enhancement techniques), and experiencing different settings for treatment intensity (e.g. withdrawal management units, day treatment programs, out-patient clinics etc). Exposure to the above with processing from supervisors will focus on developing professional attitudes and behaviours for dealing with addiction.