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Practicum and Internship

Textbook and Resource Guide for Counseling and Psychotherapy

5th Edition


This is the companion website for Practicum and Internship, 5th Edition. Completely revised and updated, the fifth edition of Practicum and Internship is an eminently practical resource that provides students and supervisors with thorough coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of the practicum and internship process.

On this site, we feature a range of downloadable, customizable forms to help both students and supervisors during the practicum and internship process. These resources include contracts, vitae, and many other forms, separated by chapter.

What People Are Saying about Practicum and Internship, 5th Edition:

"Practicum and Internship is an exceptionally comprehensive and practical resource that I have used with counseling students during supervision of their practicum and internship experiences. The fifth edition combines encyclopedic coverage of the issues facing students as they move through their pre-professional field experiences with numerous forms that provide practical examples of the tools they need in clinical practice and supervision. I am also looking forward to using this versatile new edition in pre-practicum course work, where the self-assessments and reflection exercises will be effective in helping students develop their professional identity."

William J. Casile, PhD, LPC, is an associate professor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is the director of its Center for Collaborative Supervision and Evaluation.

"This is an exhaustive resource written by those who understand the issues students face during field placement. Practicum and Internship provides both instructors and students with concrete, structured ways of organizing and supporting the learning process and working with clients. This text really does help to build competent clinicians."

Stephanie Helsel, PhD, LPC, is a professor in the graduate counseling program at Waynesburg University and has a private practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Practicum and Internship, 5th edition, is a solid and useful text that reaches out to the student reader and provides practical knowledge and skills that are well grounded in theory. I’ve taught practicum and internship courses to both master and doctoral counseling and psychology for 27 years, and I can say that this text is an exceptional resource for both students and faculty on both academic levels and across disciplines. This book speaks to students, offering a strengths-based model that they can adapt for use with clients, and is a highly needed resource."

John Lemoncelli, EdD, is a professor of psychology and counseling at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

"For students who are confused about practicum and internship, this book is a must read. From how to choose a site to what to expect in supervision, the authors take the guess work out of the practicum and internship process. Why be anxious? Be informed. Get this book!"

Katarzyna Peoples, PhD, LMHC, LPC, is on the core faculty in the School of Counseling at Walden University.