Sioux Falls VA Medical Center
2501 W 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-333-6865
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Agency Description

Sioux Falls VA Medical Center (VAMC) is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Care is provided to eligible veterans in eastern South Dakota, northwestern Iowa and southwestern Minnesota. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in the areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and transitional care. The Sioux Falls VA is part of VA Network 23, which includes facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.

Staff Information

Administrative Supervisor

Jeffrey Ellison
Jeffrey.Ellison@va.gov

Clinical Psychology Supervisor

Kate Andal
Kate.Andal@va.gov

Position Information

  • DMHI Morgan Fellowship
  • Stipend: $12,595 per 12 months
  • Hours per week: 16 hours a week/4 weeks per month
  • Number of placement positions: 1-2
  • Estimated distance from Vermillion: 64 miles
  • Prior training & experience required of trainees:
  • Prior training and experience preferred of trainees: assessment training in neuropsychology
  • Strengths of this practicum experience: opportunity to receive supervised experience in a wide variety of settings - group, individual, inpatient psychiatry, inpatient medical, outpatient 
  • Additional comments: majority of clients will be male; no opportunity for child or adolescent experience

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

M

HIV/AIDS

 

adults

M

family therapy

O

eating disorders

adolescents

couples therapy

O

developmental disabilities

children

group therapy

O

physical disabilities

ethnic minorities

community outreach

PTSD

M

gay/lesbian/bisexual

consultation/liaison

M

forensic

low income

O

crisis intervention

O

sexual offenders

homeless

O

brief psychotherapy

M

sexual abuse

inpatients

long term therapy

O

geropsychology

O

outpatients

M

cognitive assessments

O

SPMI

residential

personality assessments

O

SED

English as second language

neuropsych assessments

substance abuse

O

immigrants/refugee

case management

domestic violence

   

developmental assessments & physiological assessment for research purposes

   

Proportion of practicum

Proportion of practicum time spent in a typical month

  • Assessment (including conducting/scoring/preparing reports): 50%
  • Therapy: 20%
  • Consultation: 15%
  • Receiving supervision: 15%