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Counseling and Psychological Services

Commitments and Benefits

Internship Dates: August 4, 2014 – July 31, 2015

Stipend: $24,500

Vacation/Sick Days: 22 days, in addition to Student Health holidays, with approval of the Director of Training; CAPS staff are asked not to take more than two consecutive vacation days when academic semester is in session, although some flexibility is possible for trainees.

Health Insurance: Individual health insurance is provided through the University of Virginia Student Insurance Plan, Aetna Student Insurance. Student Health will cover the cost of your premium, which is in the amount of approximately $1600. If you elect to purchase health insurance from aetna Student Health, we will have you complete an enrollment form upon your arrival.

Malpractice Insurance: Provided

Administrative and Technical Support: There are three administrative personnel who support the interns and staff, including an office manager. Administrative support staff assists with clerical responsibilities, scheduling of intakes, and phone contacts. They also assist with intern application and interview processes. Administrative support personnel are trained and highly skilled regarding our electronic medical record and scheduling systems. Additionally, Student Health has three dedicated information technology staff members who reside in-house. They provide orientations to interns for electronic medical record and scheduling, and are available for all computer/software questions and difficulties.

Professional Development Grant: $280 per intern is provided for the purpose of attending conferences, workshops, and other professional activities, with approval of the Director of Training. Also receive additional approved days off for professional development activities.

Parking: Interns may be eligible to purchase a parking permit. If possible, we will provide you with an opportunity to purchase a parking permit soon after arrival, the cost of which is approximately $400 at the outset of the year (for mid-August through May) and a prorated fee in May (for June through mid-August).

Athletic Facilities: Interns are eligible to purchase a recreation membership with a staff discount of $50, i.e. at an annual rate of $220. You may purchase a membership pass at the Intramural Recreational Sports main business office on the second floor of the Aquatic & Fitness Center, open 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Other Facilities: Access to University and Health Sciences libraries.

Drug and Alcohol Screening: The University requires that personnel in “safety-sensitive” positions be screened for controlled substances. We will provide an opportunity for you to obtain this screening (at Student Health’s cost) during orientation.

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