PY713 Counseling and Psychological Services and Addiction Studies Practicum I (3 cr.)
Prerequisite(s): Completion of Counseling and Psychological Services core coursework: PY 605 , PY 607 , PY 608 , PY 613 , PY 621 , PY 625 , PY641 , PY 642 , PY 648 , PY 665 , and PY 620 AND Completion of all Addiction Studies Coursework: ADS 551 through ADS 558
Students work in a setting which emphasizes the treatment of individuals with addictions, alcohol and drug abuse problems, and co-occurring mental health concerns. This practicum must consist of a minimum of 880 total hours with the experience divided into two 440 hours at a site licensed by the State of Minnesota to provide alcohol and drug and mental health treatment. The accompanying on-campus seminar sessions, facilitated by a dually-licensed mental health professional, provide opportunities for discussion of case materials and concerns related to the practicum setting. Personal and professional issues relevant to the practicum experience are examined and discussed. Planning for the integration paper is introduced.
This dual-licensed practicum provides a combined clinical experience that meets the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy’s practicum hour requirements for applications for the LADC and the LPCC. .A dually-licensed mental professional (LADC and LPCC or LP) provides student supervision on site. In addition, the supervisor must be on the BBHT approved list for supervision.
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