APA-Approved Pre-Doctoral Internship Since 1877, Regis University, a Colorado college, has been meeting the needs of students through innovative classroom-based and online programs centered in academic excellence. Regis University's commitment to the individual student is fostered through the heritage of our values-centered Jesuit education. Today more than 16,000 students call Regis University home. This Colorado-based college is comprised of three Schools - Regis College, the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions and the College for Professional Studies - and offers classes in a campus-based setting as well as online programs in a range of studies. The Office of Counseling and Personal Development (OCPD) functions as a comprehensive mental health agency for the Regis student community. The OCPD offers one full-time internship position (45 hours/week) and is part of the University of Denver Intern Consortium. The OCPD consists of 4 senior staff, a consulting psychiatrist, one doctoral psychology intern, two graduate student trainees and support staff. Students present to the OCPD with issues ranging from developmental stress to more severe psychopathology. Training objectives are for interns to become more self-aware and adept in their interactions with clients, supervisees, colleagues and organizational systems; to develop greater appreciation of and respect for human rights, diversity and the public interest; and to gain a deeper understanding of the professional roles and social responsibilities that accompany the privileges of a career in clinical psychology. Interns at this site will carry caseloads comprised of brief and longer-term psychotherapy cases. Interns will also provide brief, solution-focused counseling for mandated alcohol/drug offenders. Other training opportunities and responsibilities will include conducting initial intake assessments; participation in after hours on-call coverage to the residence halls professional staff by carrying a cell phone dedicated for that purpose; supervising and training of a graduate level trainee and student peer educators; conducting psycho-educational outreach and training to various groups on campus; building on-line psycho-educational resources for traditional undergraduates; participating in weekly supervision of all intern responsibilities; participation in staff meetings, seminars and conferences; and involvement in the selection process for the following year’s intern and field placement student. Practicum Student Placement Services provided by practicum student While the mandated substance abuse cases are more short term and solution focused in nature, the typical counseling center clients range from 8-30 sessions. We have no session limits and students receive our services for free. Our client’s average number of sessions is 8 but often practicum students will have several weekly clients for the duration of their placement allowing for strong long-term treatment experience. Assessment experience is primarily limited to substance abuse assessments which involve an on-line psychoeducational component and use of the SASSI tool. Practicum students will provide programming and consultation with residence life staff, athletics, faculty regarding issues of suicide/mental health, substance abuse, violence including sexual assault, body image/eating disorders, sexual behavior, wellness, stress management, fitness, and nutrition. Duties of psychology trainee Treatment/Assessment of clients addressing a myriad of mental health issues. Trainee will carry a caseload comprised of three-quarter mental health cases (approximately 7-9 clients) and one-quarter mandated substance abuse clients (approximately 3-4 clients) at any given time. Trainee will provide psychoeducational programs to academic classes on multiple occasions, primarily during the fall semester. Trainee will be responsible for keeping all paperwork and client statistics up to date. Trainee’s sessions will be audio or video taped and tapes will be shown in supervision and to the counseling center staff on a monthly basis for increase supervision/consultation. Supervised by: APA intern and Jina Jensen, Psy.D. Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic, Systems and Cognitive Behavioral Supervision format: 1: 1; 2:1 and all-staff supervision for a total of about 4 hours/week. For more information about our training opportunities, please email Jina Jensen or call her at 303.458.3510.