What skills will i develop as a Psy. D. student at the RCSDF?
Doctoral psychology students will provide diagnostic and therapeutic services for parents and children at the RCSDF. Students will gain experience conducting intake assessments, making service recommendations, conducting individual and group counseling for children and adults, and screening families for domestic violence. Psy. D. students will also provide assessment, diagnosis and referral for parties with mental health concerns.
How many hours will I be expected to work at the RCSDF?
Students will be expected to work a minimum of 16 hours per week. Psy D. students will work at the RCSDF as practicum students. Field placement credits will not be awarded.
How do I apply?
Students applying for this position must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and have successfully completed their first year curriculum from the University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology. Students must also be willing to attend an orientation/training, which will include 40 hours of intensive mediation training.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé, and indicate whether they are applying for fall or spring semester. These documents should be sent to:
Jeffrey Polatis, Office Manager of the Resource Center for Separating and Divorcing Families.
The RCSDF will not contact applicants who have not been selected for an interview. However, please feel free to contact Jeff with any questions or concerns.