Welcome to the NV-PIC Web site

General Information

The Nevada Psychology Internship Consortium (NV-PIC) represents the collaborative effort of three sites within one state agency, the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH), to share resources and faculty for the purpose of providing a diversified educational program for psychology interns. NV-PIC offers a one-year, full-time doctoral internship beginning and ending in August each year. The 4-digit general APPIC Program Code for NV-PIC is 2323. Training takes place at 3 training sites in or around the Reno-Sparks area, Las Vegas, and Carson City. The consortium sites are:

  • Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (NNAMHS): The APPIC Program Code for NNAMHS is 2323-13.
  • Rural Counseling and Supportive Services (RCSS): The APPIC Program Code for RCSS is 2323-14.
  • Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS): SNAMHS offers two internship tracks, a clinical-general track and a clinical-forensic track. The tracks are described further in the NV-PIC brochure (below) and on the SNAMHS page.
    • The APPIC Program Code for SNAMHS "general" track is 2323-12.
    • The APPIC Program Code for SNAMHS "forensic" track is 2323-15.

Click here to download the NV-PIC Internship Brochure: 2017-2018 Brochure

Applying to NV-PIC

The consortium currently offers 4 full-time internship positions. Applicants may apply to as many sites within the consortium as they wish. Each consortium site has its own unique Match number, including a unique Match number for each track at SNAMHS, so applicants are able to rank sites or tracks according to their preference.

NV-PIC participates in APPIC's online AAPI procedure. Please visit www.appic.org for more information about the process and to submit an online application. Applications for the 2017-2018 internship year are due by December 1, 2016. Applicants will be notified regarding their interview status on or before December 15, 2016. Please see the Application Procedures page for more information.

Contacting NV-PIC

Questions regarding NV-PIC or the application and interview process may be directed to NV-PIC’s Training Director, Dr. Sean Dodge (sdodge@health.nv.gov). Site-specific information also can be directed to the site directors, whose contact information can be found on the NV-PIC Faculty page.

Accreditation Status

NV-PIC is not currently accredited by the APA. NV-PIC submitted its self-study to APA as part of its application for accreditation in March 2016. The Commission on Accreditation approved NV-PIC for a site visit in its Summer 2016 meeting. It is anticipated that a site visit will occur during the 2016-2017 internship training year. Questions related to the program’s accreditation 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

APPIC Membership Status

NV-PIC is a participating member of APPIC and participates in the APPIC match. Member information through the APPIC online directory can be found here.



Admissions, Support, and Outcomes

In accordance with APA requirements, standardized information about admissions, support, and outcomes is available here.