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Postdoctoral Residency Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Clinical Health Psychology

Postdoctoral Program Admissions

Date Program Tables are updated: December 1, 2018
Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program.  This description must be consistent with the program's policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:

All MICAPT positions are in two-year postdoctoral programs accredited by the APA, with each academic year beginning September 1st and ending on August 31st.  To apply for a MICAPT program, applicants must meet the minimum entrance requirements:

  • Completion of doctoral studies at an accredited institution in clinical or counseling psychology, preferably in an APA accredited doctoral program [Note: if doctoral degree in psychology is in an area of emphasis other than recognized area of professional psychology, the applicant must have completed re-specialization training in an accredited doctoral program]
  • Completion of an internship in clinical or counseling psychology, preferably in an APA accredited and/or APPIC listed internship program
  • License in the State of Michigan
  • Possess a broad, general background in professional psychology
  • Past experience in the area of clinical health psychology or rehabilitation psychology
  • Past work experiences in a medical setting or medical education are highly desirable
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:

Applicants must submit the following:

  • CAPT Application Form (must complete all sections fully or application will be returned) 
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (One must be from your current supervisor - may be mailed or emailed and must come directly from the letter writer)
  • Official Transcripts (May be mailed or emailed but must come directly from the institution to MICAPT)


Clinical Health Psychology

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year
Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Residents $52,290 - $53,509
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Residents N/A
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?  check Yes  uncheck No
If access to medical insurance is provided:  
Trainee contribution to cost required?  check Yes  uncheck No
Coverage of family member(s) available?  check Yes  uncheck No
Coverage of legally married partner available?  check Yes  uncheck No
Coverage of domestic partner available?  uncheck Yes  check No
Hours of Annual Pain Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) Varies
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave Varies
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave?  check Yes  uncheck No
Other Benefits (please describe): Educational Allowance and Meal Stipend


Clinical Health Psychology

Initial Post-Residency Positions
(Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)
Total # of residents who were in the 3 cohorts  16
Total # of residents who remain in training in the residency program  3
   PD EP 
 Community mental health center N/A N/A
 Federally qualified health center N/A N/A
 Independent primary care facility/clinic N/A N/A 
 University counseling center N/A N/A 
 Veterans Affairs medical center N/A N/A 
 Military health center N/A N/A 
 Academic health center N/A N/A
 Other medical center or hospital N/A 5
 Psychiatric hospital N/A N/A 
 Academic university/department N/A 3
 Community college or other teaching setting N/A N/A 
 Independent research institution N/A N/A 
 Correctional facility N/A N/A 
 School district/system N/A N/A 
 Independent practice setting N/A  5
 Not currently employed N/A N/A 
 Changed to another field N/A  N/A
 Other N/A   N/A
 Unknown N/A  0
 Note: "PD" = Post-doctoral residency position; "EP" = Employed Position.  Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time.  For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.