A placement at CPS includes seeing Ohio University student clients from a variety of backgrounds and with a variety of concerns. Clients are seen in individual and occasionally, couples counseling. The opportunity to participate in emergency work and/or co-facilitate a group is available. Outreach Counseling Center experience is included as part of your traineeship. We at CPS believe that training future practitioners is part of our mission and therefore encourage you to participate in whatever activities we are engaged and which meet your own interests and/or career plans. We provide up to two hours of weekly one to one supervision per trainee. We also provide trainees with two hours of weekly group supervision and continuing education through our Professional Training and Development program.
1. A high quality training experience in a HIPAA- compliant environment.
2. Flexibility and responsiveness to meet my individual training needs.
3. Supervision from an appropriately licensed professional.
4. A minimum 25% of training time will be spent in direct service provision.
We are pleased that you are considering a Counselor Trainee placement at Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS). The following information may be of assistance to you in your consideration of CPS:
Candidates for placement at CPS should complete a Counselor Education Traineeship Application and return it (1) in person “ATT: Dr. Michelle Pride” to the Front Desk staff on the third floor of Hudson Health Center, or (2) via email to Michelle Pride, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org). Additional packets can be obtained at CPS or by e-mailing Dr. Pride (email@example.com). Your application should include:
You may include any other material that you think may assist us in considering your application. If you meet the basic criteria for placement, you will be asked to interview with one or more CPS staff. Unfortunately, the number of students we can accommodate is limited and varies from year to year. Applications for a placement beginning Summer 2016 will are due on February 12, 2016. Applications will be reviewed and candidates interviewed on a first come basis until our available placement slots are filled.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact:
The staff at Counseling and Psychological Services wishes you the very best in your chosen profession.
Thank you for your interest in CPS!