Press Release

Affiliated Internship of the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington DC Granted APA Accreditation

Mid-Atlantic Internship Consortium Awarded  Seven Year Grant of Accreditation

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2015 — The Mid-Atlantic Internship Consortium (MAIC), an affiliated internship of the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Northern Virginia received a grant of initial accreditation from the American Psychological Association (APA) for seven years. Granted through 2022, the accreditation term is the longest period achievable for such programs.

MAIC, an internship program that provides the final required training component for doctoral-level clinical psychologists, is a dedicated group of psychological service providers located in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. and is a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).

The year-long MAIC internship includes supervised clinical practice, instruction and professional development at one of the 10 consortium locations. 27 slots will be available for 2,080 hour internship in the coming year with the goal of preparing entry-level clinical psychologists who exhibit the functional skills that are the foundations of clinical practice, who are able to practice within the broad context of cultural diversity, ethics, and professional standards bases of behavior and are able to apply scientific methods as a foundation of clinical practice.

Interns in the program have at least two hours of weekly individual, and two hours of group supervision, by licensed psychologists as well as experiences in multidisciplinary teams. They participate in central and on-site training experiences to consolidate and extend skills to meet MAIC goals and are expected to provide 15-20 hours of weekly, direct psychological services that include interventions, assessment, and supervising others. Interns are expected to extend their psychological skills to a range of clinical activities at their site.

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Argosy University, Washington DC is certified to operate in the Commonwealth of Virginia pursuant to Title 23, Chapter 21.1, §23-276.4 of the Code of Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th St; Richmond, VA 23219; 804-225-2600;www.schev.edu).

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The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Washington DC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). 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.