College of Arts & Sciences Clinical Psychology

Jackson Recovery Centers

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

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: $9,600 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)





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 time spent in a typical month:
  • Assessment (including conducting/scoring/preparing reports): 90%
  • Therapy: 5%
  • Receiving supervision: 5%
  • Consultation: 0%