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Practicums and Internships in College Mental Health

About the Setting

The University of New Orleans is an metropolitan, state university with a diverse student population. Likewise, the client population of Counseling Services is quite diverse in age, culture, race, ethnicity and presenting problems. These factors create a unique atmosphere for an exceptional training experience for the highly-motivated social work, counseling, or psychology student under the supervision of the licensed professional staff.

Graduate Student

About the Training Program

Training includes experiences within the following areas:

  • Diagnostic assessment, case conceptualization and treatment planning
  • Individual counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Career testing and counseling
  • Psychoeducational screenings, seminars and workshops
  • Outreach programming and presentations


Training Program Requirements

  • Minimum commitment of two (2) regular semesters (fall/spring) required.
  • Minimum 22 hours per week at the site.
  • Participation in a two (2) day internship orientation.
  • Participation in weekly individual supervision.
  • Participation in weekly group supervision including case staffing and didactic meetings
  • Additional details and requirements will be discussed during the application/interview process.

Application Procedures

Interested candidates should submit:

  • Statement of interest and goals
  • Résumé and graduate transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Proof of student malpractice insurance