Graduate Level Practicum

Hands-On Training In The Graduate Level Practicum.

The practicum program provides graduate students with the training necessary to become competent, professional and ethically aware mental health providers. Practicum students will gain valuable experience that builds on their prior academic training through the provision of services to college and professional students. Practicum students will provide services addressing a wide range of psychosocial, emotional, academic, vocational and psychoeducational concerns.

Practicum students can select one of two training tracks. Please do not apply to more than one.

The assessment track (1) includes the opportunity to gain supervised experience in administration of psychoeducational assessments (ADHD and LD), integrated report writing, and providing feedback and recommendations. This track is intended for doctoral-level students having completed assessment courses in their program. Assessment track trainees are expected to work one day per week completing two assessments per month, based on demand. This is a nine-month, part-time position which runs from August-May.

The therapy track (2) includes the opportunity to conduct intake interviews, provide individual and group therapy, develop and present outreach programs, and participate in various trainings. This track is intended for both mater’s level and doctoral level trainees, having completed some prior therapy placements. Supervision is provided by a licensed psychologist on staff, as well as by predoctoral interns, with informal consultation with all staff members available as needed. Therapy track trainees are expected to work two to three days per week. The is a nine-month, part-time position which runs from August-May.

The training program is tailored to the individual needs of practicum students based on professional preparation, prior experiences, interests, abilities and goals. Practicum students are encouraged to develop professional goals, specific to their individual learning requirements. Expectations will also be developed for the supervisory experience in a collaborative effort between the practicum student and the supervisor. 

Practicum student training is coordinated by Rebecka Tompkins, PsyD. To apply, please submit a (1) cover letter indicating your desired training track qualifications and interest, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) list of three professional references, and (4) unofficial graduate transcripts to

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