Student Training

Student Internship and Training Program Details

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

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

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

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

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