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Regular Positions

Regular positions are open to doctoral students who would be in their second or third year of study when they begin work in the Center. The commitment is for one full academic year (summers are optional) with an option to reapply the following year.

The requirements vary from the first year to the second year-- which is considered an advanced practicum.

Practicum requirements:  

Orientation:

  • Participation in Orientation to the Counseling Center (reserve 8:00a.m.- 5:00p.m., M-F, Aug. 17- 21)  A candidate who is unable to attend orientation either to the beginning or advanced practicum will not be able to do the practicum.  

Beginning Practicum Hours:              

        Per week:

  • 1 hour of intake interviewing per week
  • 5 client hours per week
  • 1 hour of individual supervision per week
  • 1 hour of group supervision per week
  • 1 hour meeting with one of Center’s outreach/consultation teams per week.
  • 1 outreach presentation-- estimated; (minimum of 5 per semester)
  • 2 clinical paperwork --estimated

        12 hours total --average              

Advanced Practicum Hours:

        Per week:

  • 1 hour of intake interviewing per week
  • 1 hour of crisis/emergency coverage per week
  • 8 client hours per week
  • 1.5 hours of individual supervision per week
  • 1 hour of group supervision per week
  • 1 hour meeting with outreach/consultation teams
  • 1 outreach presentation-- estimated; (minimum of 5 per semester)
  • 2.5 clinical paperwork --estimated

        17 Total hours-- average