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The 2021-2022 Intern application process is now open.
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 – 6 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.
Submit your personal statement and resume to: Mollie.Davis@pennmedicine.upenn.edu.
Deadline to submit is Sunday, February 5, 2021.
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