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Group Therapy Graduate Student Practicum - Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota

No longer accepting applications at this time.

Please apply by January 29th, 2017. You must submit your cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae as a single document all together, and not as two separate documents. You cannot submit a resume and cover letter separately. In your cover letter, please speak to why working with adults in a practicum in eating disorders appeals to you, to any relevant volunteer experiences you have had, and name one or two issues you imagine would be challenges to providers in working with adult clients with eating disorders. First round interviews will take place February 7th, 2017.

Position Summary:

This practicum is 12 months in duration, 15-20 hours per week and unpaid. The Emily Program provides clinical training in the area of group therapy in outpatient and intensive programming settings. Group therapy experience will consist of 3-4 psychoeducational skills groups, meal groups and DBT groups. Individual therapy experience may be available as a co-therapy experience with your clinical supervisor but is not the focus of this practicum. Both MA-level and doctoral-level graduate students in counseling or clinical psychology are encouraged to apply. Trainee will be housed at the St. Paul, 2265 Como location and will attend weekly didactic trainings at the St. Paul location.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Throughout the training year, the following opportunities will be provided: observation, training, and treatment for clients struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and OSFED (Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder). A variety of treatment modalities are utilized at The Emily Program, these include but are not limited to: cognitive behavioral therapy, family-based therapy, systems approaches, object relations, and interpersonal therapy. The Group Therapy Practicum Student collaborates in a multi-disciplinary setting with other Emily Program clinicians to provide comprehensive treatment to the client and the client's family. Practicum students will participate in a non-adherent dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) training during the first month of practicum and be involved in both DBT focused groups and individual therapy as the core of their clinical work. The Group Therapy Practicum Student will participate weekly  in mandatory Training Seminars on Mondays from 9-11 am, weekly clinical team meetings, weekly supervision, weekly consultation, staff meetings, and quarterly meetings with the Practicum Training Coordinator.

Mandatory Meetings:

  • Human Resources, Electronic Medical Records, and Practicum Training the first two weeks of December (mandatory)
  • Mondays from 9:00-11:00 am, ongoing training seminar (mandatory)
  • First Thursday of the month, Journal Club from 8:30-10:00 at the University of Minnesota (encouraged)
  • One hour, weekly supervision with direct supervisor (mandatory)

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and be enrolled in graduate program throughout the duration of the practicum;
  • stated desire to learn about the field of eating disorders;
  • stated desire to learn and practice group therapy;
  • stated desire to work with adults and families;
  • and, knowledge of regulatory standards governing care delivery and operations.

Questions:

Questions regarding the Group Therapy Practicum should be directed to Tracy Williams, LICSW, Practicum Training Coordinator at (651) 645-5323 ext. 1286.

How to Apply:

In your cover letter, please speak to why a practicum in eating disorders appeals to you, to any relevant volunteer experiences you have had, and name one or two issues you imagine would be challenges to providers in working with clients with eating disorders. Click here to apply online.

Art Therapist Practicum

No longer accepting applications at this time.

Description: 

This practicum is an 8-month, unpaid and part time training experience. Graduate student in art therapy must be in good standing and enrolled in his/her graduate program during the practicum. A student who already possesses some art therapy experience is an asset.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Throughout the training experience, the following opportunities will be provided: observation, training, and treatment (group therapy, intensive program facilitation, residential treatment) for clients struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and OSFED. Training will be both general to eating disorders and also have an art therapy lens. A variety of treatment modalities are utilized, these include but are not limited to: cognitive behavioral therapy, family-based therapy, systems approaches, object relations, and interpersonal therapy. The Group Therapy Practicum Student collaborates in a multi-disciplinary setting with other Emily Program clinicians to provide comprehensive treatment to the client and the client's family. The Group Therapy Practicum Student will participate in weekly didactic Training Seminars from 10-11 am on Mondays, weekly clinical team meetings, weekly supervision, weekly consultation, and staff meetings. The art therapy practicum student is also encouraged to attend the first Thursday of the month a Journal Club from 8:30-10:00 am on a range of eating disorder topics at the University of Minnesota. The Journal Club is encouraged but optional.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program in Art Therapy during the practicum
  • Stated desire to learn about the field of eating disorders
  • Ability to make 8-month commitment
  • Ability to attend mandatory Human Resources Training on Monday, November 2 from 8:30 to 4 pm and Tuesday, November 3 from 10-noon
  • Ability to attend ongoing, weekly, didactic seminar from 10-11 am on Mondays
  • Stated desire to learn and practice group therapy
  • Stated desire to work with adolescents, adults and families
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards governing care delivery and operations

Questions?

Questions regarding the Group Therapy Graduate Student Practicum should be directed to Bevie LaBrie, Art Therapist and Direct Supervisor at 651-645-5323 ext. 1275 or Diane Rubright, Practicum Training Coordinator at 651-645-5323 ext. 1241.

How to Apply:

In your cover letter, please speak to why an art therapy practicum in eating disorders appeals to you, to any relevant volunteer experiences you have had, and name one or two issues you imagine would be challenges to providers in working with clients with eating disorders. Click here to apply online.

Group Therapy Graduate Student Practicum - Spokane, Washington

Open Application Dates: No longer accepting applications at this time.

Position Summary:

We are offering two Group Therapy Graduate Student Internship positions within The Emily Program in Spokane, in 2016 (9-12 months) starting in January. Each position provides 10-15 hours/week clinical training in the area of group therapy and intensive day treatment in an outpatient setting for eating disorders. Some very limited individual and family therapy experience may be available as a co-therapy experience with your clinical supervisor, but individual therapy experience is not the emphasis of this practicum experience. The positions are unpaid.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Throughout the training year, the following opportunities will be provided: observation, training, direct supervision, case consultation, and treatment planning/implementation (group therapy, intensive program facilitation, family education) for clients struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder. A variety of treatment modalities are utilized, these include but are not limited to: cognitive behavioral therapy, family-based therapy, systems approaches, narrative therapy, and interpersonal therapy. The Group Therapy Practicum Student collaborates in a multi-disciplinary setting with other Emily Program clinicians to provide comprehensive treatment to the client and the client's family. In addition to providing group therapy in a co-facilitation model, the practicum student will participate in the following weekly meetings: clinical supervision, clinical consultation, staff meetings and didactics. The student will have some limited paperwork requirements. Some assessment experience may be available for doctoral students only.

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a MA/MS or doctoral graduate program in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Counseling/Clinical Psychology
  • Stated desire to learn about the field of eating disorders
  • Stated desire to learn and practice group therapy
  • Stated desire to work with clients and their families
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards governing care delivery and operations
  • Must be available to attend intensive programming meetings, staff meetings, and clinical consultation (times are during the daytime, usually mid-day)

Additionally:

  • Must be able to work 1-2 evenings per week
  • Please specify in your cover letter if you have a primary interest in working with adults or adolescents/young adults, and why you have chosen to pursue a practicum in the area of eating disorders
  • Please specify in your cover letter and resume any relevant volunteer experiences
  • You are welcome to submit a two-three page resume (curriculum vitae)

Questions regarding the Group Therapy Graduate Student Practicum should be directed to Michelle Weinbender RD (509) 252-1366 x 2111 or Krista Crotty C.E.D.S., L.M.F.T., Psy.D (509) 252-1366 x2106.

How to Apply: 

In your cover letter, please speak to why a practicum in eating disorders appeals to you, to any relevant volunteer experiences you have had, and name one or two issues you imagine would be challenges to providers in working with clients with eating disorders. Click here to apply online.

Group Therapy Graduate Student Practicum - Seattle, Washington

No longer accepting applications at this time.

Position Summary:

We are offering two distinct Group Therapy Graduate Student Practicum options within The Emily Program in Seattle, for the academic year 2016-2017 (9-12 months). Each position provides 10-20 hours/week clinical training in the area of group therapy and intensive day treatment in an outpatient setting for eating disorders. Some very limited individual and family therapy experience may be available as a co-therapy experience with your clinical supervisor, but individual therapy experience is not the emphasis of this practicum experience. The positions are unpaid.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Throughout the training year, the following opportunities will be provided: observation, training, direct supervision, case consultation, and treatment planning/implementation (group therapy, intensive program facilitation, family education) for clients struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder. A variety of treatment modalities are utilized, these include but are not limited to: cognitive behavioral therapy, family-based therapy, systems approaches, narrative therapy, and interpersonal therapy. The Group Therapy Practicum Student collaborates in a multi-disciplinary setting with other Emily Program clinicians to provide comprehensive treatment to the client and the client’s family. In addition to providing group therapy in a co-facilitation model, the practicum student will participate in the following weekly meetings: clinical supervision, clinical consultation, staff meetings and didactics. The student will have some limited paperwork requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a MA/MS or doctoral graduate program in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Counseling/Clinical Psychology
  • Stated desire to learn about the field of eating disorders
  • Stated desire to learn and practice group therapy
  • Stated desire to work with clients and their families
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards governing care delivery and operations
  • Must be available to attend intensive programming meetings, staff meetings, and clinical consultation (times are during the daytime hours)

Additionally:

  • Must be able to work 1 evening per week (to 7 or 8 p.m.)
  • Please specify in your cover letter why you have chosen to pursue a practicum in the area of eating disorders
  • Please specify in your cover letter and resume any relevant volunteer experiences
  • You are welcome to submit a two-three page resume (curriculum vitae)

How to Apply:

Click here to apply. Your cover letter and resume must be compiled into one PDF in order to upload them into the application system.

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