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Internship: Typical Schedule

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Typical Activities per Week

(The overview of hours below is intended to provide you with a general sense of how you may be spending your hours during a given week on internship. Please note that schedules fluctuate depending on the rhythm of the academic year. As such, deviations from this schedule may occur, particularly during the summer and winter breaks.)

Clinical:

Direct Contact:

  • Individual Therapy (varies through the year, approximately 10-12 clients weekly)
  • Scheduled Intake Assessment Hours (this increases during summer months)
  • Emergency /Walk-in Intake Assessment Hours
  • Group #1 – Process Group
  • Group #2 – Theme Group, such as Stress Management

Additional Clinical Activities:

  • Supervision of Practicum Student
  • Outreach /consultation

Training:

Supervision Received:

  • Individual Supervision of Individual Therapy Clients
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Group Supervision
  • Intern Case Consultation (3x a month)
  • Supervision on Group (individual format; typically only September-early May, one hour during the semester in which intern is co-leading two groups)
  • Supervision of Supervision (small group format)

Seminars:

  • Cultural Competencies Seminar
  • Group Seminar
  • Outreach and Consultation Seminar
  • Counseling Center Clinical Issues (fall) and Professional Issues (spring) Seminar
  • Training Director Meeting (alternates with Clinical/Professional Issues Seminar)
  • Staff Development Seminar (2x/month)
  • Professional Development Group (with travel)

Administrative and Record Keeping:

  • Staff Meeting
  • Case Assignment Meeting
  • Record Keeping, other administration