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WSU Pullman: Community counseling field placement sites

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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SITE CONTACT PERSON(S) ADDRESS FOCUS APPLICATION

PROCESS

Idaho Dept of Health and Welfare Adult Mental Health Services-Lewiston and Moscow placements Effective January, 2012:

Laura Thayer,

208/799-4440

thayerL@dhw.idaho.gov

 

 

Doug Salada, Clinical Supervisor

saladaD@dhw.idaho.gov

 

1118 F Street

Lewiston, ID

83501

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

208-882-0562

shuffieldj@dhw.idaho.gov

 

Brian Pope, LCSW, CMH Chief for Regions 1 & 2

208-882-0562

popeb@dhw.idaho.gov

 

 

1118 F Street

Lewiston,ID

83501

 

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

 

Danika Gwinn

Clinical Supervisor

509-769-2050 X 2224

 

dgwinn@qbhs.org

 

 

 

Sara Kern (Supervisor)

900 7th Street

Clarkston, WA

99403

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

smosher@northwestchildrenshome.org

 

Rodney Konikkiberg, ext 226

 

David Nystrom – ext 252

 

Linda Lucas (female residents)

 

Lauren Nichols (Education Center)

208/746-8206, ext 216
LNichols@lewistonschools.net

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

509-334-1133

counseling    rallenger@prcounseling.org

NE 340 Maple

Pullman, WA

99163

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

208-885-6191

gwenm@uidaho.edu

 

 

 

Physical:

121 W. Sweet Ave

 

Mailing:

875 Perimeter

MS 4061

Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Children, ages 2-18 1 intern for now

 

Requires student malpractice insurance

Children’s Home Society

 

 

Mary Beazer, M.S.

Clinical Manager

509-747-4174

MaryB@chs.wa.org

 

 

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

509-335-4005

sunda@wsu.edu

 

Lighty 180

WSU

Pullman, WA

99164

Career counseling with college students and recent WSU alumni Usually accepts 1 new student/year;

 

Applications due

February 17

 

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

208-792-2211

dlsteele@lcsc.edu

500 8th Ave

RCH #111

Lewiston, ID

83501

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.

(see brochure).

Interviews scheduled late Feb/March; final decision by March 30

Snake River Counseling Michelle Fitting

Mfitting68@aol.com

Ph: 208-746-7661

Fax: 208-746-0811

1002 Idaho St.

Lewiston, ID 83501

CPS contract;

Children and families

School contracts

Family Court

 

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

509-243-7713

mstevens@aasd.wednet.edu

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

 

Washington State University