Interns are placed in the OP department and will develop clinical skills in the areas of diagnostic assessment, individual/family/group therapy, clinical documentation, and collaboration with community providers, including school personnel, physicians and outside providers. They may also be trained in The Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC) and have exposure to additional evidence based treatments, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Attachment, Regulation, and Competency (ARC). Additionally, interns placed in the outpatient department are afforded opportunities to facilitate/co-facilitate a group with supervision provided. These interns participate in weekly individual and group supervision with licensed professionals in the mental health field, are a part of a case review team (CRT), and also receive ongoing guidance from colleagues.
General OP Requirements:
- Clinical/Second Year Master’s Students in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or related field
- Experience with children. Basic knowledge of child development.
- Proficiency in writing and communication skills.
- Must commit to at least 15 hours/ week for at least nine months
- Tuesdays 9am-2pm; Thursdays 2-3pm are required
- One evening: Tuesday and/or Thursday until 8pm required.
- Two weeks of vacation permitted, but otherwise expected at placement during school breaks unless special circumstances apply and arrangements are made with supervisor.