The Department of Clinical Health Psychology in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba offers a twelve-month Pre-doctoral Residency in Clinical Psychology.
Our Residency Program is accredited through the Canadian Psychological Association. Our current 7 year accreditiation term continues through the 2017-2018 academic year. We anticipate our next accreditation site visit in Spring 2018. The Department of Clinical Health Psychology is both an academic department within the Max Rady College of Medicine of the University of Manitoba, and a clinical program within the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.
Our Residency Program endorses the Scientist-Practitioner model of training for professional psychologists. The goal of our residency is to train generalist clinical psychologists, with the skills to work with a variety of populations and the ability to apply research skills and knowledge to the analysis and solution of health problems.
Four different streams or areas of emphasis are available within our residency. Applicants may apply to one or more of these four streams:
For detailed information on Major Rotations and other training opportunities please refer to our brochure at the top of this page.
The stipend for the resident is $57, 187.00 for the year. Psychology residents are members of the Professional Association of Residents and Interns of Manitoba (P.A.R.I.M.), and have salary and benefit parity with first year medical residents in the Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba.
This Residency Program participates in the APPIC Computer Matching Program.
Only Canadian citizens or landed immigrants are eligible to apply for positions as psychology residents. The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. Applicants from CPA or APA accredited doctoral programmes in Clinical Psychology are preferred.
This residency abides by all guidelines of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centres (APPIC) regarding offers of residency positions and communication with applicants. A copy of the APPIC Guidelines is available from the APPIC web site: www.appic.org.
Our residency program is a member of the Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Program (CCPPP).
The application deadline for the 2018- 2019 training year is November 1, 2017. Interviews will be held in January 2018. Personal interviews provide the applicant with important information about our program, its facilities, and the city of Winnipeg. Applicants who are offered an interview but cannot travel to Winnipeg will have telephone interviews arranged with clinical supervisors, current residents, and the Director of Training.