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Training Opportunities for Graduate Students

Personal Counseling Services accepts two practicum students each academic year. Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are due on February 9th, 2018. For questions, please contact Dr. Megan Cobb-Sheehan at mcobbsheehan@edgewood.edu.

Eligibility:

  • Current doctoral or masters-level students in counseling or clinical psychology
  • Must have successfully completed coursework in counseling skills, counseling theories, and ethics in counseling
  • Able to commit at least 15 hours a week to practicum position

Opportunities:

  • Provide individual counseling to diverse students with a range of presenting concerns (estimated 10 hours weekly)
  • Co-facilitate a support or interpersonal process group
  • Participate in bi-weekly trainings on a range of topics
  • Provide outreach presentations and information about PCS to the college community
  • “Community-feel” of being on a small college campus, including chances to regularly consult with offices outside of PCS

Supervision:

Practicum students will be supervised by a licensed psychologist for one hour each week. Ongoing consultation regarding cases is also strongly encouraged. Practicum students will also participate in weekly case consultation meetings and bi-weekly trainings.

Application requirements (to be submitted via email to mcobbsheehan@edgewood.edu):

  • Current vita
  • Cover letter describing your clinical experience and interest in Personal Counseling Services
  • Graduate transcripts (official or unofficial)
  • Names and contact information of 2 references (e.g., program faculty, former practicum supervisors)

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Location

Dominican 122
Phone: 608-663-4148
Fax: 608-663-2278

Please use the Lakeside entrance (facing Lake Wingra and the Siena Apartments)


Fall Semester Hours

Monday – Friday 8:00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 4:30


Appointments

Appointments can be made by calling 608-663-4148 or at our front desk in Dominican 122.