Pre-Professional Training:
Post-Graduate, Graduate & Undergraduate

STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2019 MIGHTY MOUTH COUNSELORS !!!

We train Post-Doctoral Fellows, graduate externs, and undergraduate students in psychology and other mental health disciplines. Fellowships, internships, and externships occur throughout the year, including academic year and summer-only experiences.

We also provide training to licensed mental health professionals, teachers, and speech language pathologists who work in our selective mutism intensive treatment programs.

We receive applications on an ongoing basis for:

  • Counselors for Mighty Mouth Kids Selective Mutism Camp (Summers, generally mid-August and winters, generally Presidents Week)
    • Summer 2019 will be August 4-16 for training, child lead-in sessions, and the actual camp week.
      • Training days will be Sunday and Monday August 4-5, 2019
      • Lead-in days will be Tuesday-Friday, August 6-9, 2019
      • Camp week will be August 12-16, 2019
    • Counselors must be available onsite for all of these days listed above.
    • Exceptions will be considered for returning staff and counselors.
  • Summer Internships
    • June 3-August 16, 2019
    • June 1 – August 22, 2020 (includes working in both Camp CAPSTONE and Mighty Mouth Kids Camp)

Graduate & Post-Graduate Training positions are as follows:

  • Post-doctoral Fellowships in Clinical Psychology (Applications for 2020-2021 will open fall  2019.)  Click for description.
  • Clinical Psychology Externships (Applications for 2020-2021 will open January 2020 per NYNJADOT Guidelines)

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

To apply for a graduate or post-graduate training position please:

  1. Send your CV and a cover letter of intent specifying your inclusive dates of availability by email to training@kurtzpsychology.com
  2. Have two letters of reference sent directly via email to us. We prefer recommendation letters from professionals who know you in a clinical or training context.
  3. Send a de-identified  case report, including case conceptualization, rationale for treatment, interventions provided, and treatment course. Please indicate what you would do differently next time with a similar case and why.

To apply for a part-time volunteer counselor position for our Summer Intensive Treatment from Aug. 4-16, 2019 please:

  1. Send your resume and a cover letter of intent specifying your inclusive dates of availability by email to training@kurtzpsychology.com
  2. Have a letter of reference sent directly via email to us. We prefer and prioritize letters sent from supervisors in clinical contexts.

To apply for a full-time undergraduate summer volunteer internship positions for Summer 2020: Kurtz Psychology hosts a limited number of undergraduates for unpaid summer internships. The summer 2020 internship starts June 1, 2020, ending August 22, 2020 and includes working in our Camp CAPSTONE summer day treatment program for children with behavioral issues and our Mighty Mouth Kids Camp program. This internship is designed primarily for advanced undergraduates as a pre-professional mental health training experience in research and clinical behavioral interventions. Interns participate in our didactic trainings and seminars. Interns are assigned a mentor and may assist with a research project to be worked on during the summer. Interns will routinely be able to observe live treatment sessions of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and other treatments we utilize. To apply, please:

  1. Send your resume and a cover letter of intent confirming your availability to work all weeks of the program by email to training@kurtzpsychology.com. Please elaborate on your professional goals at this point.
  2. Have two letters of reference sent directly via email to us. We prefer one of the two recommendation letters from a supervisor who know you in a clinical or training context and one from your college faculty mentor or a professor if you don’t have a specific mentor.
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