Counseling Practicum Program Overview
Overview of Counseling Services
Counseling is the personal growth and mental health component of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The services are designed to assist students with their personal development and assist the University in improving the quality of campus life. Services include individual and group counseling; crisis intervention; workshops; self-help resources; consultation with campus agencies; testing; and training of psychology doctoral students and peer advisors.
The counseling practicum is designed to provide an introduction to the psychological services and the development of clinical skills required for these services. Practicum students will gain experience in personal and group counseling under the supervision of staff psychologists and doctoral psychology interns.
Second year doctoral student in UCSB's Counseling Psychology Program (minimum).
Two years experience in a counselor role (at least one of which was in a supervised setting in a graduate program). Course work in 1) assessment and 2) groups.
A minimum of 12 hours per week for one academic year (three consecutive quarters).
Send a letter stating: your interests and special skills, a statement of what you would want to personally and professionally receive from the training experience, and a resume to:
Juan R. Riker, Ph.D.
Counseling and Psychological Services
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-7030
For more information, call (805) 893-4411.
Application deadline is May 24, 2013.