Clinical Internship Programs
Devereux Massachusetts offers several options for students in advanced educational programs to obtain clinical experience. Our doctoral internship in clinical psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association and is an APPIC member. We also offer a pre-doctoral psychology practicum placement, master’s-level internships, bachelor’s-level experience and a BCBA internship.
For information about any of our training programs, please contact Rachel Schein, Psy.D., HSP.
12-month (2,000 hour) APA Accredited, APPIC member internship
You are responsible for providing individual, group and family therapy, as well as completing a minimum of four diagnostic assessment batteries over the course of the year. Other training:
Supervision: Interns receive at least four hours of supervision per week and participate in various seminars (e.g., assessment, clinical issues, DBT, ABA, etc.) throughout the course of the year.
800-hour practicum training
Practicum students must be currently enrolled in a Ph.D. or Psy.D. psychology program, be eligible by your university to begin training in the field, in second year (or beyond) of graduate studies and have completed coursework in cognitive, achievement and social/emotional (e.g., objective and projective) assessment.
Practicum students will complete a minimum of four diagnostic assessment batteries. Additional training and supervision will be provided on a variety of measures, including, but not limited to:
Practicum students will carry two to three therapy cases and will be assigned to one program (specifics described above). Trainees are responsible for providing individual and family therapy for their assigned cases, and are also responsible for running at least one clinical group. Practicum students also attend didactic seminars focused on assessment and intervention.
Supervision: A minimum of two hours per week (individual and group).
The training year runs from the end of August until June or July. Interns are typically on site three days per week, for a total of 20 to 24 hours per week.
1,500 hours of supervised fieldwork with a maximum of 30 hours per week
600 hour (300 hours per semester) yearlong training opportunity
Supervision: At least one hour of individual supervision per week, and two hours of group supervision per month. Interns will receive supervision from a qualified supervisor as defined by their licensing board (LMHC or Social Work). Training at this site meets the internship qualifications for eventual licensure as an LMHC or LICSW.
Bachelor’s-level internships are offered on a semester basis for students in their junior and senior year of college. Students should be studying psychology, social work or another human services discipline, and be interested in gaining exposure to a diverse range of individuals. Please contact Dr. Rachel Schein for further information about current opportunities.
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