Battle Creek VA Medical Center

APPCN Member Since 2018

Battle Creek VA Medical Center

Neuropsychology Residency Program

Director: Jessica H. Kinkela, PhD, ABPP-CN
Associate Director: Jeremy M. Bottoms, PsyD, ABPP-CN

116B Psychology Service
Battle Creek VAMC
5500 Armstrong Rd.
Battle Creek, MI 49037

Telephone: 269-966-5600 x31155
E-mail address: Jessica.kinkela@va.gov

For a detailed program description click on this link: https://www.battlecreek.va.gov/careers/Battle_Creek_Psychology_Training_Programs.asp

Program will do interviews at INS: Yes


Policy regarding on-site interviews:   None offered

Application deadline: December 31, 2019
Residency start date: Around August 19, 2020

Clinical Neuropsychology Residency openings: 1
Clinical Neuropsychology Residency positions: 2

Residency/fellowship positions in Psychology: 5 total (2 Neuropsychology; 3 Clinical)

Clinical Neuropsychologists: 2 Full-time
With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time
Other Psychologists: 2 Full-time
With ABPP: 0

Graduate training of Residency applicants:

Accepted: PhD/PsyD, in Clinical, Counseling, or Combined
Not Accepted: School or Education PhD/PsyD. See eligibility requirements for VA training positions: https://www.psychologytraining.va.gov/eligibility.asp

Primary emphasis: Adult

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Outpatient Neuropsychological Assessment/Consultation, Capacity Evaluation, Supervision of Neuropsychology Interns
Moderate: Inpatient Dementia/Nursing, Group Cognitive Remediation, Rotation available at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Research, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit Neuropsychological Assessment, Residential Psychiatric Unit Neuropsychological Assessment
Weak: Rehabilitation, Inpatient Medical, Acute

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Adults, Veterans, Neurodegenerative/Dementia, Post-Acute Stroke, Concussion/TBI, Psychiatric/Substance Abuse, Placement/Safety, Neuropsychology in Geriatric Health Conditions, Rural Populations, Cerebrovascular/Cardiovascular Disease
Moderate: Medical/Neurology, Movement Disorders, Delirium, ADHD
Weak: Epilepsy, Infectious, Transplant, Acute Stroke/TBI presentations

updated: 09/13/2019