WOAR offers internships to graduate students in Psychology or Social Work programs. The student must be in their final year of school and have completed course work in Assessment & Diagnosis, Treatment Methods, Theories of Counseling/Therapy, Group Counseling, and be familiar with the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual for Mental Health Disorders (DSM).
A graduate intern will receive extensive training on sexual assault, treatment issues, working with children, working with adults, and responding to crisis situations. This training occurs in September and is required.
The responsibilities of an intern are to:
All interns are given individual weekly supervision by a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
An interested student must submit a resume and a letter of interest, describing the requirements of your program, to the Director of Counseling Services Sherri Edelman, PsyD by e-mail or Fax 215-985-9111. You will be contacted for an interview. There are 4-5 positions available each September. Interviews are held in mid February to mid March, prior to beginning your internship. Placements are not accepted at other times of the year.
Currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.