Current Employment Positions

Counseling Practicum Internship 2017 - 2018

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-571664
  • Job Location: Arlington Heights, IL
    United States
  • Job Level: Student/Internship
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Internship
  • Date Updated: May 18, 2017
  • Years of Experience: College
  • Starting Date: April 11, 2017

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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To maintain clinical responsibility for a caseload of 5 students and their families.
  • To conduct individual psychotherapy on a weekly basis as designed on the IEP.
  • To conduct family therapy sessions as needed.
  • To lead or co-lead scheduled therapeutic groups.
  • To collaborate with co-workers in the implementation of the IEP.
  • To maintain clinical documentation of clinical work:
  1. Weekly progress notes.
  2. Quarterly progress notes
  3. Incident reports as needed.
  4. Therapeutic summaries as needed.
  • To attend district staffings as required.
  • To implement school disciplinary procedures as necessary.
  • To attend all required staff meetings and in-services.
  • To meet weekly with the Clinical Director in supervision.
  • To participate in weekly Case Conference Presentation.
  • To participate in the shared duties and responsibilities necessary to the functioning of the milieu and school community as specified by administration.
  • To update progress on IEP quarterly or as needed.
  • To complete written report on student’s progress quarterly or as needed.
  • To assist staff in crisis intervention and physical management as needed.
  • To chaperone field trips as needed.


Experience and Skills:

Qualifications: Enrolled in Master’s degree or Doctoral Degree program in Psychology, Social Work or related field. Supervisor with Appropriate licensure.

Certificates: TCI