Notice of Actions — Accreditation Status: Spring 2014

The following serves as a notice of actions related to accreditation status taken by the Commission on Accreditation (CoA) of the American Psychological Association at its spring meeting held April 3-6, 2014. This list does not include actions on programs that did not receive an accreditation decision, or programs that submitted other correspondence or interim reports for review at the fall meeting.

The official listing of all accredited doctoral, internship and postdoctoral programs appears in each December edition of the American Psychologist. An electronic list of all currently accredited programs in psychology is also available.

Accreditation Statuses and Decision Guidelines

Accredited Statuses

The CoA grants accreditation of 3-7 years from the date of the site visit. The number of years granted is based on the professional judgment of the CoA consistent with the following guidelines:

  • 7 Year Guideline:  Compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • 5 Year Guideline:  Multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • 3 Year Guideline:  Program resource concerns, instability, and/or serious deficiencies remain, but can be corrected in the near future (minor deficiencies typically addressed in the next self-study.)
  • The CoA may also assign a program “accredited, on probation” status.  Although it is an accredited status, it is considered by the CoA to be an adverse action that serves as notice to the program, its students/interns/residents and the public that in the professional judgment of the CoA, the accredited program is not consistent with the G&P and may have its accreditation revoked. Prior to this designation, a program is provided an opportunity to show cause why it should not be placed on probation by providing a written response to the issues of concern. A program not coming into compliance within two (2) CoA meetings after the show cause notice is assigned “accredited, on probation” status. This status is appealable within 30 days of receipt of written notice of the CoA decision.
Revocation

In the event that a program continues to be out of compliance with the G&P following “accredited, on probation” status, the CoA in its professional judgment may revoke the program’s accreditation. “Revocation of accreditation” is considered by the CoA to be an adverse action designating a program that has previously been placed on “accredited, on probation” status and for which the CoA has evidence that the program continues to be substantively inconsistent with the G&P at the time of the review of the program’s response to the probation. Revocation is appealable within 30 days of receipt of written notice of the CoA decision.

Additional information on all accreditation statuses can be found on pages 6-7 of the Accreditation Operating Procedures (PDF, 163KB).

Doctoral Programs

Granted Initial Accreditation
  • Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA (Counseling PsyD)—effective September 10, 2013
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the counseling PsyD program at Chatham University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Northeastern University, Boston MA (School PhD)—effective October 8, 2013
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the school PhD program at Northeastern University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of South Alabama (Clinical/Counseling PhD)—effective June 7, 2013
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the clinical/counseling PhD program at the University of South Alabama, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
Granted Continued Accreditation
  • Alliant International University—Los Angeles (Clinical PhD)
    Next site visit 2016
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014 the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PhD program at Alliant International University—Los Angeles, with the next site visit scheduled 3 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 3 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that program resource concerns, instability and/or serious deficiencies remain, but can be corrected in the near future (minor deficiencies typically addressed in the next self-study.)
  • American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area  (Clinical PsyD)
    Next site visit 2018
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PsyD program at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • Arizona State University (Counseling PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at Arizona State University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Ball State University (Counseling PhD)
    Next site visit 2020 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at Ball State University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University at Buffalo/State University of New York (Counseling/School PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling/school PhD program at University at Buffalo/State University of New York, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Central Arkansas (School PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the school PhD program at the University of Central Arkansas, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Florida (School PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the school PhD program at the University of Florida, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Florida State University (Counseling/School PhD)
    Next site visit 2018
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling/school PhD program at Florida State University, with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • Forest Institute of Professional Psychology (Clinical PsyD)
    Next site visit 2016
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014 the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PsyD program at Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, with the next site visit scheduled 3 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 3 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that program resource concerns, instability and/or serious deficiencies remain, but can be corrected in the near future (minor deficiencies typically addressed in the next self-study.)
  • Georgia State University (Counseling PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at Georgia State University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Houston (Clinical PhD)
    Next site visit 2018
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PhD program at the University of Houston, with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • Indiana State University (School PhD)
    Next site visit 2019
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the school PhD program at Indiana State University, with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • University of Kansas (Counseling PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at the University of Kansas, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Kentucky (Clinical PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PhD program at the University of Kentucky, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of La Verne (Clinical PsyD)
    Next site visit 2018
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PsyD program at the University of La Verne, with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • Lehigh University (School PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the school PhD program at Lehigh University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Miami University (Clinical PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PhD program at Miami University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Missouri, Columbia (School PhD)
    Next site visit 2018
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the school PhD program at the University of Missouri—Columbia, with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • University of Nebraska—Lincoln (Counseling PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • The New School (Clinical PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PhD program at The New School, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Northern Colorado (Counseling PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at the University of Northern Colorado, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Pennsylvania State University (Counseling PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at University at Pennsylvania State University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Southern Mississippi (Counseling PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at the University of Southern Mississippi, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Teachers College, Columbia University (School PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the school PhD program at Teachers College, Columbia University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Temple University (School PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the school PhD program at Temple University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Texas Tech University (Clinical PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PhD program at Texas Tech University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Texas Tech University (Counseling PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the counseling PhD program at Texas Tech University, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Toledo (Clinical PhD)
    Next site visit 2016
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014 the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PhD program at the University of Toledo, with the next site visit scheduled 3 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 3 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that program resource concerns, instability and/or serious deficiencies remain, but can be corrected in the near future (minor deficiencies typically addressed in the next self-study.)
  • University of Utah (Clinical PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical PhD program at the University of Utah, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Utah (School PhD)
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the school PhD program at the University of Utah, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology (Clinical PhD)*
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve the accreditation of the clinical PhD program at the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies. Note: The clinical PsyD program at the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology is currently under review for “accredited, inactive” status.
Placed on “Accredited, on probation” status (Appealable**)
  • McGill University (School PhD)
    At its meeting on April 6, 2013, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to grant the school PhD program at McGill University “accredited, on probation status. This decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that the accredited program is not consistent with the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P) and may have its accreditation revoked. Prior to this designation, the program was provided an opportunity to show cause why it should not be placed on probation by providing a written response to the issues of concern. A program not coming into compliance within two (2) CoA meetings after the show cause notice is assigned “accredited, on probation” status. This status is appealable within 30 days of receipt of written notice of the CoA decision. Although it is an accredited status, “accredited, on probation” is considered by the CoA to be an adverse action that serves as notice to the program, its students/interns/residents and the public that in the professional judgment of the CoA the accredited program is not consistent with the G&P.

Internship Programs

Granted Initial Accreditation
  • Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center—Indianapolis, IN—effective November 5, 2013
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the psychology internship program at Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of San Francisco Counseling and Psychological Services—San Francisco, CA—effective November 14, 2013
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the psychology internship program at the University of San Francisco Counseling and Psychological Services, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • West Palm Beach VA Medical Center—West Palm Beach, FL—effective October 25, 2013
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the psychology internship program at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
Granted Continued Accreditation
  • Ancora Psychiatric Hospital—Ancora, NJ
    Next site visit 2019
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Ancora Psychiatric Hospital, with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • Baylor College of Medicine—Houston, TX
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Baylor College of Medicine, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University at Buffalo/State University of New York—Buffalo, NY
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at the University at Buffalo/State University of New York, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center—North Chicago, IL
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Central California Psychology Internship Consortium—Fresno, CA
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Central California Psychology Internship Consortium, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Children’s Hospital of Orange County—Orange, CA
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Children’s Hospital of Orange County, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital—Bedford, MA
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Emory University School of Medicine/Grady Health Systems—Atlanta, GA
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Emory University School of Medicine/Grady Health Care Systems, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Family Service and Guidance Center—Topeka, KS
    Next site visit 2021
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Family Service and Guidance Center, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Florida Counseling and Wellness Center—Gainesville, FL
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at the University of Florida Counseling and Wellness Center, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center—The Zucker Hillside Hospital—Glen Oaks, NY
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center—The Zucker Hillside Hospital, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Memphis—Memphis, TN
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at The University of Memphis Center for Counseling, Learning, and Testing, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Mount Sinai Services—Elmhurst, NY
    Next site visit 2018
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Mount Sinai Services, with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital—Columbus, OH
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • New York University—Bellevue Hospital Center—New York, NY
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at New York University—Bellevue Hospital Center, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Regional Mental Health Center—Merrillville, IN
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at Regional Mental Health Center, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • South Shore Mental Health Center, Inc.—Quincy, MA
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at South Shore Mental Health Center, Inc., with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • VA Connecticut Healthcare System—West Haven, CT
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at VA Connecticut Healthcare System, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • VA North Texas Health Care System—Dallas, TX
    Next site visit 2020
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the psychology internship program at VA North Texas Health Care System, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
Placed on “Accredited, Inactive” status for 2014-2015 Training Year
  • La Rabida Children’s Hospital and Research Center—Chicago, IL
    Next site visit 2019
Voluntarily Withdrawing from Accreditation
  • Interfaith Medical Center—Brooklyn, NY—effective April 6, 2014
  • The Watson Institute—Sewickley, PA—effective April 6, 2014

Postdoctoral Residency Programs

Granted Initial Accreditation
  • Durham VA Medical Center (Clinical)—Durham, NC—effective November 22, 2013 
    Next site visit 2020 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the clinical psychology postdoctoral residency program at the Durham VA Medical Center, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center (Clinical Health)—Cleveland, OH—effective October 25, 2013 
    Next site visit 2018 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the clinical health psychology postdoctoral residency program at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center (Rehabilitation)—Cleveland, OH—effective October, 25, 2013 
    Next site visit 2018 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the rehabilitation psychology postdoctoral residency program at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • New Mexico VA Health Care System (Clinical)—Albuquerque, NM—effective December 13, 2013 
    Next site visit 2020 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the clinical psychology postdoctoral residency program at New Mexico VA Health Care System, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • New Mexico VA Health Care System (Clinical Neuropsychology)—Albuquerque, NM—effective December 13, 2013 
    Next site visit 2020 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral residency program at New Mexico VA Health Care System, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • VA Northern California Health Care System (Clinical)—Martinez, CA—effective November 1, 2013 
    Next site visit 2020 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve initial accreditation of the clinical psychology postdoctoral residency program at VA Northern California Health Care System, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
Granted Continued Accreditation
  • Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center (Clinical)—Cleveland, OH 
    Next site visit 2018 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical psychology postdoctoral residency program at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, with the next site visit scheduled 5 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 5 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment that multiple minor deficiencies exist and/or deficiencies have been recently corrected.
  • University of Michigan Medical School/VA Ann Arbor (Clinical)—Ann Arbor, MI 
    Next site visit 2020 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical psychology postdoctoral residency program at the University of Michigan Medical School, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Michigan Medical School/VA Ann Arbor (Clinical Neuropsychology)—Ann Arbor, MI 
    Next site visit 2020 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral residency program at the University of Michigan Medical School, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • University of Southern California/Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (Clinical Child)—Los Angeles, CA 
    Next site visit 2020 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical child psychology postdoctoral residency program at the University of Southern California/Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Tripler Army Medical Center (Clinical Health)—Honolulu, HI 
    Next site visit 2021 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical health psychology postdoctoral residency program at Tripler Army Medical Center, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • Tripler Army Medical Center (Clinical Neuropsychology)—Honolulu, HI 
    Next site visit 2021 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical neuropsychology postdoctoral residency program at Tripler Army Medical Center, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
  • VA North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (Clinical)—Gainesville, FL 
    Next site visit 2021 
    At its meeting on April 6, 2014, the APA Commission on Accreditation voted to approve continued accreditation of the clinical psychology postdoctoral residency program at North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, with the next site visit scheduled 7 years from the date of the program’s last site visit. The 7 year decision is based on the CoA’s professional judgment of compliance or substantial compliance with all domains of the Guidelines and Principles for Accreditation (G&P). No serious deficiencies.
Voluntarily Withdrawing from Accreditation
  • Madigan Healthcare System (Clinical Child)—Tacoma, WA—effective April 6, 2014
Placed on continued “Accredited, Inactive” status for 2013-2014 Training Year
  • Tripler Army Medical Center (Clinical Child)—Honolulu, HI 
    Next site visit scheduled fall 2015
*The clinical PhD doctoral program at The Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology was originally accredited as one offering the PsyD degree. As of November 12, 2013, it is accredited as offering the PhD degree. 

**In accordance with Implementing Regulation (PDF, 1.4MB) D.8-2, this decision is being made public although it is not yet considered final.  This program has 30 days from receipt of the decision letter to appeal the adverse decision.  The adverse decision is not considered final until (1) 30 days after the program is notified of the decision and the program elects not to appeal, or (2) if the program elects to appeal the decision, after receipt of the appeal panel report if the appeal panel upholds the CoA’s decision. 

For additional information about psychology accreditation or questions regarding this notice, please feel free to contact the APA Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation at (202) 336-5979 or by email.

Susan F. Zlotlow, PhD 
Director, Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation