Education | Masters Internship in Counseling
G550 | 0886 | Dr. Rex Stockton
G550-Master's Internship in Counseling
INSTRUCTOR: Rex Stockton
OFFICE: 201 N Rose Ave, Room 4056
APPOINTMENTS: By arrangement.
TEXT: Assigned readings.
*Internship in summer covers 15 weeks credit and is distributed
between summer I & II sessions.
G550 (Internship in Counseling) is designed to give students more
advanced experience and with a broader range of clients than provided
in the counseling practicum. The internship experience is at/or near
the end of the formal training period. The internship experience
requires 600 contact hours with two options (a) 20 hours per week
basis over a period of two consecutive semesters (b) 20 hours per week
for one semester followed or preceded by both the six week and the
eight week summer session. All prerequisite coursework will have been
completed. Objectives for this course are as follows:
1. To counsel a wide range of client problems using both
individual and group counseling as the mode of helping.
2. To further develop assessment skills for helping clients to
define their problem and set proper goals.
3. To develop sophistication in selecting appropriate
interventions and to assess the effects of a given intervention.
4. To do outreach and consultation work where appropriate.
5. To develop competencies for offering the services and programs
commonly offered by the agency or school where the internship is
6. To become socialized to the culture of the setting so to
develop a clearer understanding of the norms, values, priorities and
processes that occur in that setting.
G550-Internship in Counseling
Summer Sessions, 1997
During the course of the internship, you are expected to:
1. Be on site 20 hours per week.
2. Attend monthly G550 class meetings throughout the entire
internship experience ready to discuss experiences, problems, growth
and related reading assignments.
3. Attend a monthly on campus seminar (G598) for one full
semester during your internship.
4. Meet individually with your immediate supervisor for a minimum
of one hour per week.
5. Keep a journal of the internship activities which includes:
a. the site where the internship is scheduled and the
b. the date and the topic of the individual supervision
session including any difficulties where greater attention is needed,
as well as patterns of growth and development.
c. a summary statement of the activity for each week.
d. an integrative summary of each month and semester
experience with each forwarded to the instructor one week before each
monthly class meeting.
6. Review and sign the university evaluation form prepared by the
supervisor each semester.