chapter  27
Jumping Into Fire: Internship Training in Personality Assessment
ByMark A. Blais, Marla D. Eby
Pages 16

The internship year is the culmination of clinical training for doctoral psychology students, and it is a time when learning occurs primarily through the delivery of supervised clinical services. The primary goal of the internship year is to produce competent, entry-level clinicians, who can function professionally under minimal supervision. For the skills required in personality assessment, achieving this goal can be very challenging.