Georgia State University Undergraduate Psychology Applied Practicum

Georgia State University Undergraduate Psychology Applied Practicum

The FSAP BMH Core Service Area is an affiliate of the Georgia State University Department of Psychology for-credit applied practicum program for undergraduate seniors majoring in psychology.  The practicum is 4 – 8 hours weekly, depending on number of credit hours for which the student is registered.  Below are listed the practicum student duties and opportunities: 

  • Will be supervised by one of our staff psychologists and exposed to the clinical services provided within an internal employee assistance program and the role of psychologists in this setting
  • Will have an opportunity to attend clinical case conference with a multi-disciplinary team of mental health providers
  • Opportunities to attend workshops that are part of the “Life Cycles” series, which covers various developmental phases of the life cycle including being single, effective parenting, caring for the caregiver, pre-retirement counseling, etc.
  • Will increase knowledge about a holistic approach to mental and physical health
  • Exposure to primary and secondary approaches to education and prevention.
  • Will learn about the variety of presenting problems that EAP clients face from a personal and work-related perspective
  • Will have an opportunity to work on various projects in the organization
  • Design and develop a workshop that can be presented to the FSAP Team

Interested students should contact Dr. Rachelle Cohen in the GSU Department of Psychology at rcohen@gsu.edu to indicate interest and secure approval for setting up an onsite interview.  To set up the onsite interview, students should contact Dr. Gordon Tuttle, FSAP Coordinator of Clinical Training, at gtuttle@emory.edu