Psychology Practicum/Externship

Description

At Sweetwater Psychological Associates LLC, our mission is to provide quality service and best practices to help our clients improve their lives and achieve their goals. We are a multidisciplinary outpatient mental health practice with psychologists (Ph.D.; PsyD.), licensed social workers (L.C.S.W.), and licensed professional counselors (L.P.C.) on staff. Together, our providers have over 30 years of experience in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, couples and families.

We are currently offering two training positions in psychological testing and case conceptualization. Clinical cases primarily involve individuals who present with a variety of mental health illnesses, accompanying cognitive symptoms, and/or comorbid medical illnesses (e.g., PTSD, ADHD, learning disorders, mood disorders). Populations served range in age from early childhood to adults.

Duties & Responsibilities

– Assist with clinical interviews

– Administration of psychological tests

– Scoring and interpretation of psychological tests

– Report writing

Hours

–20+ hours per week (flexibility to work daytime, evenings, and weekend hours is required)

*Course credit can be earned if approved by the trainee’s graduate school program.

Requirements
– Master’s degree in psychology (or other related social science field) from an APA approved institution and completion of an assessment course sequence

– Completion of Bachelor’s degree in psychology (or other related social science field) will be considered

– Skill working with children and adults of culturally and economically diverse backgrounds, evidenced by prior training experiences is a must

Skills

– excellent verbal and written communication skills, leadership skills, efficiency, dependability, and organization

– knowledgeable of psychological testing administration (cognitive and achievement testing), scoring, and interpretation

– personal attributes desired include being proactive, goal oriented, reliable, and personable

How to Apply

Send resume and letter of interest to Shannon Bragg (Office Manager) admin_sweetwater@bellsouth.net. Please no phone calls or faxes.