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Thank you for your interest in the APA accredited Psychology internship program at Cherokee Health Systems (CHS). The primary goal of the internship is to provide an intensive and diverse clinical training experience within a community health setting. CHS’s progressive and broad-based health services and longstanding commitment to training of psychologists and other health professionals make it a rich learning environment for interns. Interns participate in a unique range of clinical placements, including integrated primary behavioral care, psychosocial rehabilitation, as well as traditional outpatient mental health care. With 45 sites in 14 counties, CHS services an increasingly diverse population with a variety of behavioral health needs, thus offering a variety of clinical training experiences for interns.
The faculty of the training program includes thirty highly trained psychologists as well as a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals, including primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and clinical social workers.
For more information on the internship program at Cherokee Health Systems, please click on the links below.
Overview of Internship
Policies and Procedures
APPIC Membership and APA Accreditation
The Cherokee Health Systems psychology internship program is APA accredited and an approved member of APPIC.
This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use ranking-related information from any intern applicant.
We abide by APPIC’s policy on nondiscrimination.
For any additional information regarding the accreditation status of the psychology internship program, contact the American Psychological Association, Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242 (Phone 202-336-5979).