Student Training

Training Opportunities

The internship is a one-year, full-time program. Interns are expected to complete 2,000 hours over 12 months, working 40 hours per week with two weeks of paid time off. The following is an approximate breakdown of Intern weekly hours:

• 9 hours of group therapy
• 7 hours of individual therapy
• 2 hours of one-on-one clinical supervision
• 1 hour of assessment supervision
• 1 hour of assessment didactic training
• 1 hour of group supervision
• 1 hour of team case consultation
• 1 hour of staff training
• 2 hours of Intern Didactic training
• 0.5 hours providing supervision (one hour, every other week)
• 5 hours of assessment related activities
• 5 hours of open time/informal staff meeting/administrative tasks, self-care
• 5 hours of paperwork, coordination of care

Sample weekly schedule:

Monday
8am - 9am Prep for the day
9am - 12pm DBT group/Specialty programming
12pm - 1pm Lunch
1pm - 4pm Paperwork/Care coordination

Tuesday
8am - 9am Prep for the day
9am - 12pm DBT group/Specialty programming
12pm - 1pm Clinical team case consultation
1pm - 2pm Individual supervision
2pm - 4pm Intern didactics

Wednesday
8am - 9am Prep for the day
9am - 10am Assessment didactics
10am - 11am Assessment group supervision
11am - 12pm Individual therapy client
12pm - 1pm Lunch
1pm - 2pm Individual supervision
3pm - 4pm Group supervision

Thursday
8am - 9am Prep for the day
9am - noon DBT group/Specialty programming
12pm - 1pm Weekly staff training
1pm - 2pm Individual therapy client
2pm - 3pm Supervision of prac student
3pm - 4pm Individual therapy client

Friday
8am - 1pm Assessment clients/Report writing
2pm - 3pm Individual therapy client
3pm - 4pm Individual therapy client

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