Welcome to CAPIC!
On our website, you will find information about the process of searching, applying, and securing an internship training position. You will also find information about activities occurring statewide, regionally, and nationally in psychology education, practice, and advocacy.
CAPIC/MHSA Coordinator Position:
The CAPIC office is seeking an experienced office worker to serve as its Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Stipend Program Coordinator (MHSA Coordinator) and help manage its CAPIC-MHSA Stipend Program. This person would also provide limited administrative assistance for CAPIC office general operations. This is a half-time position, averaging 20 hours per week, and is located at the CAPIC office on the JFK University campus in Pleasant Hill.
For more information please click here. To apply for this position, please complete the online application at http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1403801/da9bf1e076d5. Join the CAPIC team to help address the community mental health needs of all Californians!
CAPIC Office Move:
The CAPIC office has moved! Our new home is at JFK University! The mailing address & phone number are new, but the rest are unchanged.
New Address & Phone:
100 Ellinwood Way, Suite N275h
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
CAPIC encourages Doctoral Programs, Predoctoral Internship Programs/Agencies, and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs/Agencies to join CAPIC as Program Members. Click on the type of your program for instructions for applying for CAPIC membership. Note that students register for online access but not for membership. See below.
STUDENT REGISTRATION TO ACCESS INTERNSHIP PROFILES
The CAPIC Student Portal and Registration process is now open.
Students must register with CAPIC on or after September 16th to obtain access to the CAPIC online internship database and the 2014 online application process.
- - All students must register annually on the CAPIC website (after September 16th);
- - All previously registered students were removed from the CAPIC system AND
- - No registration or application materials submitted before September 16th will be available for the new match process.
Students from non-CAPIC member schools are not eligible to Register nor to participate in the CAPIC match process. CAPIC is a membership organization and CAPIC internships are available only to students from CAPIC Doctoral Programs.
Online Internship Match
|2014-2015:||Sep 16: CAPIC website opens for Student Registrations.|
Oct 18: CAPIC website enables creation of CUA and application materials.
Nov 1: Deadline for Internships to update profiles for match. Click here for the 2014 CAPIC Online Match Schedule.
|2013-2014:|| CAPIC Post-Clearinghouse is ongoing for 2013-14 internships.|
Click here for CAPIC Post-Clearinghouse match procedures.
Click here for a static list of programs participating in Post-Clearinghouse.
CAPIC/MHSA Intern Stipend Program
Applications for Year 6 (2013 – 2014) stipends open on January 15, 2014.
Applications will close on March 15, 2014.
Visit our CAPIC/MHSA Intern Stipend Program page for more info.
MHSA Online Modules
The CAPIC Online Training Modules are available for use. These modules are central to working with clients in the CA public mental health system.
These online modules are approved for Continuing Education (CE) credits for CA-licensed Mental Health Clinicians. They are also a required component of the CAPIC/MHSA Intern Stipend Program. Click here for more info on these modules.
Published by CAPIC
Schaefer, M.R., (2012). "The Many Faces of Advocacy", The Los Angeles Psychologist, Jan-Feb 2012: 12-13.
Public Comments to CoA IR D.4-7(b)
- Comments from CAPIC
- Comments from Program Rep, CHAC
Public Comments to CoA Implementation of G&P for Accreditation
- Phase I
- Phase II
Schaefer, M.R., Newman, G.H., et al (2011). "Shifting the Paradigm: Alternate Perspectives and solutions to increasing the availability of quality Internships." TEPP, 5 (4): 209:212. CAPIC's response to Hatcher article in TEPP.
Hatcher, R.L. (2011). "The internship supply as a common-pool resource: A pathway to managing the imbalance problem." TEPP, 5 (3): 126-140.
CAPIC is also briefly mentioned (and misquoted) in the March 2012 edition of gradPsych, the magazine of the American Psychological Association Graduate Students (APAGS). The misquote has been corrected in the online article.
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