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Advanced Mental Health Resident

University Counseling Services (UCS) provides a one-year, full-time, (12 months, 40 hours/week) intensive postgraduate experience with the primary goal of preparing an entry-level clinical professional for licensure and practice.  The Advanced Mental Health Resident (AMHR) position is available for individuals who have completed their Masters degree in Social Work or doctoral degree in Psychology.

AMHR Training Activities

University Counseling Services has offices on the VCU Monroe Park and Medical Center campuses.  AMHRs have opportunities to see clients from both campuses.  When working in-person, AMHRs may work full-time on one of the two campuses.

Intervention (Direct Service) Training

Outreach Programming and Consultation

Professional Instruction and Supervision of AMHRs

Potential Provision of Supervision and Teaching Opportunities (dependent on availability, agency need, and AMHR interest)

Average Weekly Training Activities

Direct Services

Administrative Time

Consultation and Outreach

Supervision and Teaching

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