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Internship Opportunities 

Are you a Master's student at Yorkville University seeking a  virtual practicum opportunity to fulfill your direct and indirect practicum hours? Look no further! We're thrilled to announce that we are an approved practicum hub, offering an enriching experience to help you advance in your career.

What we require:

  • External supervision: You will need to commit to external supervision, ensuring your professional growth and development. At this time, we do not offer in-house supervision.

  • 3 days a week commitment: A total of 15 hours per week, with a consistent schedule to facilitate your learning and client needs.

  • Liability insurance: As part of your professional responsibility, having liability insurance is a must.

  • License with the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario (CRPO)

  • Safe and secure area for virtual sessions: Ensuring privacy and confidentiality for your clients is paramount. A clear and professional room background is also crucial with no background noise. 

  • Reliable internet & Computer: This is an entirely remote practicum opportunity, reliable internet is a must! You must have access to your own password protected computer that has Chrome installed. 

  • Culturally informed and trauma-informed approach: We value diversity and seek candidates who are sensitive to cultural nuances and informed about trauma.

  • Passionate and collaborative: A proactive attitude towards psychotherapy, passion for helping others, and a willingness to work collaboratively with our team.

Benefits:

  • Supervision options: Access to a list of supportive and affordable supervisors approved by Yorkville University and in-line with CRPO requirements. 

  • Honorarium: Receive an honorarium to help cover the costs of external supervision - Only available if we are your primary site.

  • Entirely remote opportunity: No need to commute or spend time in an office.

  • Extensive onboarding and training: Comprehensive training to equip you with the necessary skills for your practicum.

  • External training covered: We cover the costs of external training to further enhance your professional development - Only available if we are your primary site.

  • Ongoing support: Not just from your supervisor, but also from our clinical director, ensuring you feel supported throughout your journey.

  • All marketing covered: No need to worry about finding clients; we handle all the marketing for you.

  • Diverse team: Our team is filled with folks from various educational, cultural, and employment backgrounds. With this in mind, we pull from various approaches in our work with clients. We do not believe in a one-size fits all approach! This is an opportunity to try various modalities and explore what it means to be a psychotherapist for you in a safe and diverse space!

  • Direct & Indirect hours: Our goal is to help you learn and graduate on time.

  • Admin support and Scheduling Software

  • Yorkville Experience: Our clinical director is a YU graduate and we have had the privilege to successfully host YU students in the past. We get where you are!

What You'll Gain:

  • Hands-on experience: Work in a supportive private practice environment, gaining invaluable hands-on experience.

  • Skill refinement: Hone your skills under the guidance of experienced professionals.

  • Building your caseload: Gradually build your caseload, gaining confidence in your abilities.

  • Free training/resources: Access to free training sessions/resources to continuously enhance your expertise.

  • Support network: Join a supportive network to ensure you learn and meet the requirements for graduation. This is a crucial time in your career and we are happy to be part of it!

Opportunities Post-Graduation:

  • Grow with us: We offer opportunities for growth within our practice post-graduation, providing a pathway for your continued professional journey.

If you're ready and interested, please send your resume as a PDF file to admin@lavenderpsychotherapy.com with the subject "Practicum Application - [Term/Year you plan to start]."

Questions? email us!

 

Applications for January 2025 are open at this time 

Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only be reaching out to candidates who are being considered for further steps in the process.

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