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CAPS has been an APA Accredited internship site since 1974*. Simply put, we are passionate about training. We welcome applications from candidates looking to gain clinical and professional skills with a diverse, university student population. You’ll find an overview of our program on this site, as well as a link to our handbook. You’re encouraged to reach out with further questions to Rich Scott, Director of Internship Training (richscott@siu.edu).

*Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation

American Psychological Association

750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org

Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

 

Applications are due by Saturday, November 20, 2021.

The Counseling and Psychological Services primary mission is to provide therapeutic, training, consultative, and outreach services to the University community. We sponsor the Eating Disorders Outpatient Program (EDOP) in coordination with the Wellness and Health Promotion Services and Student Health Services.

As of January 2006, The Counseling and Psychological Services is located in the Student Health Center which adjoins the Student Recreation Center. The Student Health Center was newly constructed in 2005 and is occupied by Counseling and Psychological Services, a Medical ClinicPsychiatry, a Pharmacy, and Wellness and Health Promotion Services. The Counseling and Psychological Services includes two group rooms, training suites for practicum students, and secured, networked computers for electronic scheduling and clinical record keeping.

Each intern has their own fully equipped office, including a computer with Internet access and a digital video camera.