Jackson Recovery Centers
800 5th St, Suite 200
Sioux City, IA 51101

Agency Description

Jackson Recovery Centers is a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention, education and treatment of alcohol, drug and gambling addictions. Their services also address eating disorders, co-dependency and mental health problems associated with addictive behaviors. Rooted in the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, Jackson offers a full-continuum of services for persons experiencing problems in their life due to their own, or someone else's, addiction.

Staff Information

Administrative Supervisor

Cliff Millard, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychology Supervisor

Denise Marandola, Ph.D.

Position Information

  • Contract training site (contracted with USD)
  • Stipend: $10,752 per 12 months
  • Hours per week: 16 hours per week/4 weeks per month
  • Number of placement positions: 1
  • Estimated distance from Vermillion: 45 miles
  • Prior training & experience required of trainees: assessment courses
  • Prior training and experience preferred of trainees: master's degree completed, experience with completing psychological evaluations and working in a residential setting
  • Strengths of this practicum experience: lots of experience in assessments; independence; staff are eager for input and appreciative of students' work; team affiliation with members from other disciplines

Training Opportunities

M = major emphasis (all trainees involved)
O = options for trainees (based on trainee interest or skills)

Populations Activities Special Areas
elders individual therapy O HIV/AIDS
adults family therapy eating disorders O
adolescents M couples therapy developmental disabilities O
children group therapy O physical disabilities
ethnic minorities M community outreach PTSD M
gay/lesbian/bisexual O consultation/liaison O forensic
low income M crisis intervention sexual offenders O
homeless O brief psychotherapy O sexual abuse M
inpatients long term therapy geropsychology
outpatients cognitive assessments M SPMI O
residential M personality assessments M SED
English as second language O neuropsych assessments O substance abuse M
immigrants/refugee O case management domestic violence O

Proportion of Practicum

Proportion of practicum time spent in a typical month

  • Assessment (including conducting/scoring/preparing reports): 90%
  • Therapy: 5%
  • Receiving supervision: 5%
  • Consultation: 0%