Graduate Level Social Work Experience

  1. Clinical Service Requirements (12 hours/week)
    1. Maintain a caseload of ongoing, individual clients (2 hours)
    2. Transition of Care (3-5 hours)
    3. Screening (1-3 hours)
    4. One group (3 hours)
    5. Outreach (0-1 hours; expected to complete a total of 3 outreaches each semester, upon completion an additional individual client may be added to the caseload) 
  2. Training Requirements (4 hours/week)

    1. Training Seminar (1-2 hour/week)
    2. Individual Supervision (1 hour/week)
    3. Peer Supervision (1 hour/week)
    4. Training Overview (0-1 hour/week) 
  3. Administrative Requirements (4 hours/week)

    1. Case Management (clinical recordkeeping, tracking hours, service preparation, and other administrative responsibilities)
  4. Additional Requirements

    1. Written transcription of 10 minutes of a difficult interaction with a client. Transcription will be discussed in peer supervision.
    2. One formal case presentation per semester to include mental status exam, DSM-5 TR diagnosis, well-developed case conceptualization, comprehensive treatment plan, and a 5-minute video clip of the client in session. The presentation will be written from a different theoretical perspective each semester. The written portion should be submitted to the student’s individual supervisor 2 weeks prior to the presentation for editing. The case will be presented to a group of clinical staff members and the current training cohort. 
  5. Optional Opportunities

    1. Collaborative Care: Trainees interested in collaborative care may be allowed to shadow Behavioral Health Care Managers.