Sample Calendar of CAPS Intern Training Activities

Training Seminar is attended by the interns. Training Seminar presentations are made by senior staff members and other psychologists and licensed mental health providers from the larger SUU community and Cedar City community. Training Seminar is held on a weekly basis during Fall and Spring Semesters and typically lasts for 50 minutes.

Sample Training Seminar topics and presenters:

Topic: Presenter
Introduction to Couples Therapy & EFT for Couples Curt Hill, Ph.D. 
Licensing Requirements Kristina Johnson, Ph.D. 
Eating Disorders Overview Blaine Edwards, CMHC
Bridging the Couple Chasm- Gottman 
Motivational Interviewing Maren Hirschi, LCSW
Substance Abuse Assessment- ASAM Placement Criteria Blaine Edwards, CMHC & Curt Hill, Ph.D. 
Post-doc/Job Applications & Interviews Kristina Johnson, Ph.D.
Curriculum Vita Workshop Kristina Johnson, Ph.D. 
Career Counseling, Holland Code Blaine Edwards, CMHC
Outreach & Consultation Model: Cube Model Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Outreach Models Merrill Jones, Ph.D. & Curt Hill, Ph.D. 
Program Evaluation Models Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Evidence-Based Practice (series)
Ethical Decision Making Models
Substance Abuse Treatment Models Blaine Edwards, CMHC, & Curt Hill, Ph.D. 
EMDR DeNean Davis, LCSW & Andrea Donovan, LCSW
Working with Veterans DeNean Davis, LCSW
Termination: Strategies to Successfully Wrap Up Therapy
Treatment of Trauma Series Andrea Donovan, LCSW 
Wrapping Up the Internship Year
EPPP Kristina Johnson, Ph.D. & Merrill Jones, Ph.D.
Sexual Violence Prevention  Kristina Johnson, Ph.D. & Andrea Donovan, LCSW
Placing Virtue & Good in Psychology Curt Hill, Ph.D.

Interns also attend Diversity Seminar (monthly during Fall and Spring Semesters),Assessment Seminar (every other week during Fall Semester and monthly during Spring Semester), and Supervision Seminar (every other week during Spring Semester). Like Training Seminar, these presentations are made by senior staff members and other psychologists and licensed mental health providers from the larger SUU community and Cedar City community.

Sample Diversity Seminar topics and presenters:

Topic: Presenter
Rural Culture Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Race & Ethnicity Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Sexual Orientation Blaine Edwards, CMHC
Native American Cultures Curt Hill, Ph.D. & Merrill Jones, Ph.D. 
Gender (series)
Social Class Blaine Edwards, CMHC & Kristina Johnson, Ph.D. 
Promoting Social Justice Curt Hill, Ph.D.

Sample Assessment Seminar topics and presenters:

Topics: Presenter:
Educational Assessment- Structured Interview Curt Hill, Ph.D. 
Learning Disabilities & ADHD Curt Hill, Ph.D. 
Personality Inventories Curt Hill, Ph.D. & Kristina Johnson, Ph.D. 
Eating Disorder Assessment (series) Blaine Edwards, CMHC
Substance Abuse Assessment- Instruments Blaine Edwards, CMHC, & Curt Hill, Ph.D. 
Career Assessment- MBTI & Strengths Quest Blaine Edwards, CMHC
Career Assessment- Holland Code Inventories Blaine Edwards, CMHC

Sample Supervision Seminar topics and presenters:

Topic Presenter
Introduction to Supervision
Supervision: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Supervision Models
Supervision Interventions
Remediating Skill Difficulties & Deficits Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Heightening Multicultural Awareness Kristina Johnson, Ph.D.