Hall-Mercer Community Mental Health Center provides comprehensive outpatient services to Philadelphia residents in need. Hall-Mercer provides a range of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness.
Trainees in the Hall-Mercer program may participate in a range of clinical rotations. Rotations include adult intake clinics, child intake clinics, child, adolescent and adult outpatient therapy, social rehabilitation groups, a therapeutic pre-kindergarten program, a child and parent center, adult medication clinics and a day program for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Trainees will be expected to:
- Participate in weekly individual supervision
- Participate in a weekly training and/or case consultation
- Participate in assigned rotations
- Maintain a caseload of 5-7 therapy clients
Trainees are encouraged to indicate areas of interest but will be assigned to rotations based on availability and need. Trainees are expected to participate in a diverse range of clinical activities with different clinical populations.
Additionally, we can only accommodate students who are available during our regular business hours, generally 8 am – 7 pm, Monday through Friday. Exceptions cannot be made at this time.
In order for us to select our next cohort of trainees, please write a 1-2 page personal statement with information about your personal background, relevant previous experience, clinical interest and training goals. In your statement please address your interest in community mental health and Hall-Mercer specifically. Click here to submit your resume and admission statement.
If you are selected for an interview, you will hear from us via email by February 15th, 2016.