Presentation on theme: "Best Practices in Networking in Psychology Training: MAAPIC: A Model 2009 APPIC Membership Meeting and Conference, Portland, Oregon Armstrong, S., Berry,"— Presentation transcript:
Best Practices in Networking in Psychology Training: MAAPIC: A Model 2009 APPIC Membership Meeting and Conference, Portland, Oregon Armstrong, S., Berry, S., Mandell, M., Renninger, S., Robiner, W., Siegel, W.
Outline Introductions – What is MAAPIC – MAAPIC institutions How and why was MAAPIC started? What does MAAPIC do and how do we do it? – Joint trainings - Advocacy/empowerment – Shared seminars - Mentorship/support – Consultation/collaboration - Celebrations Discussion/questions Ideas/plans for implementation
Objectives and Expected Outcomes Participants will identify professional advantages of training director mentoring, from local and regional to national involvement. Participants will understand the MAAPIC model of local internship networking and will learn practical strategies for implementation. Participants will identify topics that are more easily shared in a collaborative model and will generate options for collaboration in training.
IT CAN BE LONELY AND STRESSFUL BEING A TRAINING DIRECTOR
Sometimes Training Directors Need
What is MAAPIC? Minnesota APA-Accredited Psychology Internship Centers Bridging Minnesota internships
History of MAAPIC Then Founders 1995 Myra Barrett, Ph.D. Glenace Edwall, Ph.D., Psy.D. Dani Jakubowski, Ph.D. Kathy Harowski, Ph.D. Ada Hegion, Ph.D. Jane Levin, Ph.D. Geri Rockett, Ph.D. William Robiner, Ph.D.
History of MAAPIC And Now Sarah Armstrong, M.B.A., Psy.D. Sharon Berry, Ph.D. Cheryl Buechner, Ph.D. Pamela Henderson, Psy.D. Monica Mandell, Ph.D. Salina Renninger, Ph.D. Bill Robiner, Ph.D., A.B.P.P. Wayne Siegel, Ph.D., A.B.P.P. Jim Wojcik, Ph.D.
History of MAAPIC How has it developed, changed and grown?
MAAPIC Member Institutions Childrens Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Hamm Clinic Hazelden Foundation Mental Health/Recovery Services Hennepin County Medical Center Human Services Inc. Minneapolis VA Medical Center University of Minnesota Medical School University of Minnesota Counseling and Consulting Services University of St. Thomas Personal Counseling and Testing Center
Childrens Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota 7 th largest childrens health care organization in the US 332-bed tertiary care hospital with two primary campuses Named one of Americas Best Childrens Hospitals by US News and World Report 4 Intern positions; clinical child internship with specialty training available in both pediatric psychology and neuropsychology Accredited since 1976 Sharon Berry, Ph.D. Training Director since 1996
Hamm Clinic Non profit community mental health center for adult population – individual and group psychotherapy Mission since 1954 to serve the underserved – sliding fee scale Multidisciplinary approach Staff of psychologists, social workers and psychiatrists Accredited since 2006 Pamela Henderson, Psy.D. Training Director since 2004
Hazelden Foundation Mental Health/Recovery Services Only accredited chemical dependency internship program 14 full-time faculty 4 interns Accredited since 2002 Cheryl Buechner, Ph.D. Training Director since 2006
Hennepin County Medical Center Level 1 Trauma Center and safety net hospital 9 core training faculty 4 interns (2 child, 2 adult) and 2 fellows Accredited since 1985 Monica Mandell, Ph.D. Training Director since 2001
Human Services Inc. 10 faculty in a 200 FTE staff Range of clinical and forensic services 2 adult and 1 child intern annually Accredited since 1987 James Wojcik, Ph.D. Training Director since 2000
Minneapolis VA Medical Center VAs Upper Midwest Tertiary Care Center 59 supervising psychology staff 8 interns (2 neuropsychology, 6 general) 4 postdoctoral residents Accredited since 1985 Wayne Siegel, Ph.D., A.B.P.P. Training Director since 2000
University of Minnesota Medical School Medical School 16 primary faculty 6 interns Accredited since 1965 William Robiner, Ph.D., A.B.P.P. Training Director since 1993
University of Minnesota Counseling and Consulting Services Primarily serve students 12 primary staff 4 interns 8 practicum students (4 beginning, 4 advanced) Accredited since 1972 Salina Renninger, Ph.D. Training Director since 2002
University of St. Thomas Personal Counseling and Testing Center Medium-sized private, religiously-affiliated university 5 licensed psychology faculty 3 career specialists 3 interns Accredited since 1995 Sarah Armstrong, M.B.A., Psy.D. Training Director since 1996
What Does MAAPIC Do and How Do We Do It? Joint Trainings Diversity and Multiculturalism Supervision and Ethics Other (e.g. credentialing workshop)
Shared Seminars University of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas Counseling Centers intern seminar series MAAPIC institutions opening internal professional development opportunities to other MAAPIC institutions (interns and staff) MAAPIC training directors and training staff presenting seminars to other programs
Consultation/Collaboration Liaisons With Other Training Organizations: APA Commission on Accreditation APA Site visitors APPIC Board (Chair-Elect) Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies Treasurer (past Board members) Chair of VA Training Council Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs Council of Clinical Health Psychology Training Programs Association of Psychology Academic Health Centers (President-Elect) Minnesota Psychological Association Education and Training Committee (past secretary) University of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas Counseling Psychology Training Programs
Scholarship Activities of Directors Authorship of articles, tests, and book chapters Editorial Boards Clinical Psychology Review Ad hoc reviewers for Peer-reviewed Journals Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Training and Education in Psychology Journal of Pediatric Psychology Journal of Clinical Psychology Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings Journal of Behavioral Medicine Journal of Psychological Assessment Mayo Clinic Proceedings Disease Management and Health Outcomes Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Collaboration – cont. Professional Affairs/Social Responsibilities: VA National Standards Board for Psychology VA Medical Center Academic Excellence Council Minnesota Board of Psychology Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards Minnesota Psychological Association Annual Meeting Poster Presentation Coordinator Various committees, Executive Council Division 54 Board Internal organizational committees ( e.g. multicultural diversity committees, institutional review boards… )
Other Consultative/Collaborative Activities: Peer Consultations – APA Self Studies – Licensing regulations – Ethical Questions and Ethical Dilemmas – Training or Clinical Questions Sharing articles and other training resources Scheduling intern interviews the same week(s) Vetting each others interns for local and national post-doc positions and employment Mini-Clearinghouse supplements APPIC Clearinghouse Sharing financial resources Grant-writing (BEA grant...)
Advocacy/Empowerment Advocacy for clinical, counseling, adult MH, child MH, counseling center, medical center, county mental health center, addiction and recovery center, CMHC clinics Federal Advocacy – FEDAC representatives
Advocacy/Empowerment – cont. Using information from MAAPIC sites to advocate to administration for financial support (e.g. to attend training conferences, raise internship stipends and benefits) Joint letter-writing: – to doctoral programs (e.g. re: limitation of number of applicants from program) – to state psychological association newsletter – APA CoA Call for Comments
Mentorship/Support: Mentorship of APPIC programs interested in accreditation Integration and support of new training directors Training director meetings 4-5 x/year – Emotional/psychological support – Trouble shooting/problem solving – Systems support – Check-ins, updates, problem-solving, sharing in depth about our experiences, mistakes, learnings, program development and documentation, how we accomplished tasks and created opportunities MAAPIC Training director listserv
Mentorship/Support – cont.: Sharing relevant information from individual training listservs re: – Supervision issues – Coping with generation Y and millennial interns – Facebook and social networking privacy concerns – Videoconferencing – Positions for each others graduates – Recruitment for online research studies
Celebrations Match Day Wine and Cheese Party Mid-Summer Pot Luck
Conclusions: How to get started! – Grass roots (start with anything) – Informal consultation with area TDs – Lunch or dinner with area TDs – Sharing didactics among area programs – Joint trainings among area programs – Could use video conferencing if programs are not close