Goal 1 – Develop professional identity and values and attitude of psychology.
• Interns will be expected to demonstrate integrity in the department and verbal interactions with clients, peers, staff and campus community.
• Interns will demonstrate awareness of the welfare of others, not limited to clients.
• Interns demonstrate a commitment to identity as a student of psychology including awareness of issues related to the field.
• Interns demonstrate an understanding of effective implication of ethical codes of conduct and legal and regulatory issues.
• Interns demonstrate an ability to maintain effective relationships with clients and staff.
• Interns demonstrate good self-care as demonstrated by management of affect and maturity.
• Interns demonstrate effective communication oral and written skills.
• Interns demonstrate strong collaborative skills including conflict management skills that prioritize commitment to the center mission and a positive work environment.
• Interns will demonstrate awareness of and accountability for their actions.
Goal 2 – Demonstrate a respect and awareness of individual and cultural identity.
• Interns will incorporate and be sensitive to role of context and cultural factors influencing the client.
• Interns demonstrate self-awareness of own identity and how that influences their perception of the client.
• Interns will develop advocacy project aimed at underserved population or concern.
Goal 3 – Development of clinical skills associated with the University Counseling Center including individual therapy, case management, referral, intake/phone assessment, psychoeducational outreach workshops and training, group psychotherapy, and supervision of a practicum.
• Interns demonstrate active curiosity and incorporation of recent and relevant research into practice.
• Interns demonstrate clinical effectiveness with a wide variety of clients and demonstrate good judgment in routine and crisis situations.
• Interns demonstrate ability to reflect on countertransference and managing affect.
• Interns demonstrate critical thinking skills and awareness of psychological theories.
• Interns demonstrate effective collaboration skills among an interdisciplinary staff.
• Interns demonstrate diagnosis, intervention and treatment planning with understanding of range of normal and abnormal behavior in the context of human development and diversity concerns.