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Program Description

Southeastern Idaho Psychology Internship Consortium is located in the southeastern corner of Idaho, part of the Intermountain West with an abundance of recreational activities. Health West - ISU Family Medicine is located within the city of Pocatello, State Hospital South is located just 25 miles north in the city of Blackfoot, and Pearl Health Clinic is located 45 miles north in the city of Idaho Falls. 

The internship program is a 12-month, 2000-hour training program in which consortium interns have the opportunity to provide services in each setting. Each intern is assigned a major rotation for 12 months and participates in two 6-month minor rotations at each of the alternate sites, consisting of two days per week at each site. One day per week is devoted to two hours of group supervision, one hour of didactic teaching, 1.5 hours of diagnostic video review rounds, and 2 hours to videotape a psychiatric interview. There will also be some time for dissertation release as needed.

Our internship is unique in that it provides the intern with a wide range of inpatient and outpatient training experiences including general psychological services as well as forensic and health psychology.

For full overview of the consortium please view our consortium website which provides detail about the rotations and internship.

ISU Family Medicine Site Description

Health West-ISU Family Medicine provides primary medical care, including psychological services, to a diverse population of individuals, families, children, teens and seniors from all over Southeastern Idaho. Interns are provided a wide range of opportunities to master core clinical skills of cognitive, psychological assessment, neuropsychological screening, evidence-based therapy, and clinical consultation. Interns receive specialty training in cognitive assessment, psychological testing, integrated primary care interventions and health psychology, and interdisciplinary patient care by interacting closely with family medicine and pharmacy residents. 

General Program Information

  • Positions available: Three (one per consortium site)
  • Internship start: Generally around late June or July 1st (exact date listed on APPIC)
  • All application documents must be received by the deadline in December (see APPIC website)
  • Applicants should apply and submit all required documents via the APPIC match system


  • Blue Shield of Idaho Insurance with medical, vision and dental benefits
  • 10 days of paid vacation per year, 5 sick days
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Annual competitive stipend of currently $27,736.80

ISU Family Medicine Contact Information

Verena Roberts, PhD

465 Memorial Drive

Pocatello, ID  83201

Phone:  (208) 282-4141

Consortium Internship Director Contact Information

Richard Baker, PhD

State Hospital South

700 E. Alice Street

Blackfoot, ID  83221

Phone:  (208) 785-8497 







921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209
(208) 282-4636

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