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): The APPIC Program Code for SNAMHS is 2323-12.

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, so applicants are able to rank sites 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 Application Procedures page for more information.

Contacting NV-PIC

Questions regarding NV-PIC or the application and interview process may be directed to either NV-PIC’s Training Director, Dr. Sean Dodge (sdodge@health.nv.gov), or to the program’s  WICHE consultant, Dr. Alyssa Gilden (agilden@wiche.edu). Site-specific information also can be directed to the site directors, whose contact information can be found under Faculty Contact Information.

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 early 2016. 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.