Clinical Internship - PLEASE NOTE:  CURRENT INTERNSHIPS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017 ARE FILLED

Summary:

The clinical internship typically begins in early September and ends at the beginning of June.  We require a commitment of 3 days per week (approximately 20 hours), including some evening hours. Interns will maintain a case load of 5-7 individual/family clients and co-facilitate 1-2 groups during the year. Participation in off-site community outreach events, including our Snowball weekend, is also required.

Clinical Interns are expected to attend bi-monthly staff meetings on Mondays, group supervision every Wednesday, and will receive 1 hour of individual face-to-face supervision weekly. There are several mandatory training days on Fridays throughout the year.

Applications are typically received between January and April. Applicants must be in their second year and enrolled in either a Masters level Psychology, Social Work or Counseling program at a regionally accredited institution. We are looking for those that have enthusiasm for helping adolescents and their families, the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, a motivation to learn, and excellent organizational skills.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter detailing your interest, resume, 2-3 letters of recommendation regarding your

clinical work or studies, and a copy of a transcript of graduate level course work.

Send all application by mail in one complete packet to:

Debra Mier Response Center 9304 Skokie Blvd. Skokie, IL 60077

Phone calls will not be accepted. Questions regarding the internship will be answered via email at:

debramier@jcfs.org