Internship Program

The internship program at SWFCC is open to students enrolled in undergraduate Psychology or Social Work programs, and students enrolled in graduate Masters programs in Counseling or Social Work. The internship program at SWFCC allows students to encounter real life experiences in the counseling field. 

Students are able to achieve the following goals: 

  • Learn basic and advanced counseling skills
  • Learn to develop treatment plans congruent to diagnosis
  • Learn documentation practices at SWFCC
  • Learn to develop their own counseling theory and articulate their theory
  • Conceptualize cases from a variety of theoretical perspectives
  • Practice in an ethical manner and adhere to ACA and NASW Code of Ethics
  • Become competent in multicultural practices

In order to enroll in the Internship Program at SWFCC, students must meet the following requirements: 

  • Be currently enrolled in part-time or full-time program including undergraduate Psychology or Social Work, or graduate Social Work, Marriage and Family, Clinical Mental Health or Counseling
  • Proof of liability insurance
  • Copy of unofficial transcript

In order to apply for the internship program at SWFCC, please complete and submit the internship application form by clicking the link below. If you are having trouble submitting the form, or have other questions regarding the internship program, please e-mail Clinical Director, Elisa Niles at: elisaniles@swfcc.net