WOAR offers internships to graduate students in Psychology, Social Work or related Human Service programs. The student must be in their final year of school and have completed coursework 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 a mandatory part of our internship. A criminal background check, FBI clearance, and child abuse clearance are required before starting the internship.
The responsibilities of an intern:
- Provide individual counseling to adults and children who have been sexually assaulted
- Co-facilitate support groups
- Answer the Hotline and provide medical accompaniment
- Complete all necessary paperwork
- Participate in weekly individual supervision