WSU Pullman: Community counseling internship placement sites (2015-2016)
Below is a list of approved master’s level practicum and internship sites that are currently open to accepting WSU counseling students. Please note that this list is not exclusive. Other sites are in the process of being developed and students may also locate their own placements (which will have to be approved by Counseling Psychology faculty). Please contact our field placement coordinator, Dr. Phyllis Erdman (509-335-1738), prior to making contact with these sites.
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|Idaho Dept of Health and Welfare Adult Mental Health Services-Lewiston and Moscow placements||Effective January, 2012:
Doug Salada, Clinical Supervisor
|1118 F Street
|Program for adults with persistent mental illness, short term crisis stabilization, hospital screening and evaluation, psychiatric consultation, 24 hour emergency services, and adult protective services.||Apply by April 1; request application from Erdman or Laura Thayer, email by deadline;
Interview scheduled first two weeks in April; final notification by 3rd week in April.
Two interns for Lewiston/Moscow (but competitive with other universities)
|Idaho Dept. of Health
And Welfare Children’s Mental Health Services
|Jennifer Shuffield, LCSW, Clinical Supervisor
Brian Pope, LCSW, CMH Chief for Regions 1 & 2
|1118 F Street
Office in Moscow also
|Program for youth with Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED) ages 3-18. Assessment (voluntary/court), clinical case management, psychiatric consultation, determination of out-of-home placements; client focused / family-centered approach.
**Brief counseling intervention for crisis and/or Non-Medicaid;
Could be second site.
|Quality Behavioral Health
509-769-2050 X 2224
Sara Kern (Supervisor)
|900 7th Street
|Child and family therapy, sexual assault therapy and advocacy||Typically 2-3 for Children’s Program; and 1-2 for Adult Program (total 6-8 slots).
Apply on line at qbhs.com (circle which program applying for).
Application due end of March; interviews in April; notification in mid May.
|NW Children’s Home, Inc.
Inpatient Group Home Residential Center
|Scott Mosher, Director of Clinical Services
208-746-1601 ext. 263
Rodney Konikkiberg, ext 226
David Nystrom – ext 252
Linda Lucas (female residents)
Lauren Nichols (Education Center)
208/746-8206, ext 216
|419 22nd Ave.
Lewiston, ID 83501
|High risk/behaviorally disturbed children and adolescents (6-17 yrs). Treatment of child/adolescent sexual perpetrators
Residential treatment center
|Submit resume and cover letter to Scott Moser; he will schedule interview.
25 hour training required prior to internship
|Palouse River Counseling
|Rhonda Allenger, Clinical Director
|NE 340 Maple
|Community mental health services, case management, children’s team, adult team, chronic care team. County agency providing mental health and chemical prevention and dependency services. In-school services.
|Forward a cover letter and current resume by April 1. An interview is required. Generally know about placement by April 30. Interns are required to work 20 hours per week if accepted.
Will accept 2 interns – competitive across multiple programs
|University of Idaho Child and Youth Study Center
|Gwen Mitchell, Director of Clinical Services
121 W. Sweet Ave
Moscow, ID 83844-4061
|Children, ages 2-18||1 intern for now
Requires student malpractice insurance
|Children’s Home Society
|Mary Beazer, M.S.
|2323 N. Discovery Pl.
Spokane Valley, WA 99216
|Counseling homeless, orphaned, disadvantaged and troubled youth||Submit resume with cover letter in December;
will schedule interview;
training will begin in April prior to internship semester.
|WSU Center for Advising and Career Development – Career Services
|Stephany Unda , Career Counselor
|Career counseling with college students and recent WSU alumni||Usually accepts 1 new student/year;
Send cover letter and cv to Stefany Unda; she will schedule interviews (end of Feb)
|Lewis-Clark State College
Student Counseling Center
|Doug Steele, Director
|500 8th Ave
|Counseling college student on career/personal/social/academic issues||Usually accepts 1-2 students, depending on space available
Applications due Feb 24;
Include – resume, letter of application; one letter of recommendation; unofficial transcript.
Interviews scheduled late Feb/March; final decision by March 30
|Snake River Counseling||Michelle Fitting
|1002 Idaho St.
Lewiston, ID 83501
Children and families
MUST have own transportation and willing to make homes visits with supervisor
|Accepts 1 or 2
Submit letter of intent & resume; will schedule interview;
Final notification be end of April
|Asotin School||Mark Stevens
|Asotin, WA||Covers grades K-12,
with a primary focus on 6-12
Wants self starter, variety of counseling experiences available; school counseling emphasis not necessary
|Accepts 2 interns;
Contact by phone or email to schedule interview;
Final notification by end of April
Student insurance recommended