The VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System provides training programs for students at the college, university, and postgraduate levels. Explore our training programs to find out about how we can help you start your career as a health care professional.

Internship Program

Psychology Interns must be enrolled in an APA-approved clinical psychology program or in an APA-approved clinically-oriented counseling psychology program and must also be U.S. Citizens. As an equal opportunity training program, the Internship welcomes and strongly encourages applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, disability or other minority status. As a generalist internship, we value applicants who have a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Candidates with at least some formal assessment experience are preferred.

Applications are due Nov. 1 each year. The internship start date occurs on the Monday of the first federal pay period of July each year; the expected start date for the internship year will be Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

Eligibility requirements for all VA Psychology Training programs

APPIC match numbers

General (four slots) – 117411
Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (one slot) – 117412
Geriatric Psychology (one slot) – 117413



Jacob Farnsworth, PhD
Psychology Internship and Practicum Training Director
Psychology Section Chief
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center
VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System
Phone : 720-723-7337
Email: [email protected]

Internship Program accreditation

The doctoral internship at the VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System, Denver VA Medical Center is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA).

Questions related to the program’s accreditation status should be directed to the APA Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
email: [email protected]

Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Program

The VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System at Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center is offering four Postdoctoral Residencies with special emphasis areas in Health Services Psychology for 2022-23:

  1. Couple and Family Psychology Postdoctoral Residency
  2. Trauma- PTSD Psychology Postdoctoral Residency
  3. Primary Care- Mental Health Integration (…….


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