Clinical Training

BZA Behavioral Health is seeking motivated and independent students to learn and grow their clinical skills within our organization.  This position is a one year, doctoral level practicum position.  We have one to two openings for an Advanced diagnostic student or the right Basic (1st year) diagnostic student.  Advanced students will have the opportunity to have a small therapy caseload as well.  

Your Responsibilities Will Include

  • Administer, score, and interpret psychological and neuropsychological assessments
  • Write practice reports
  • Maintain testing library and testing materials
  • Help with business tasks
  • Provide clinical observations and input
  • Participate in individual (weekly) and group (monthly) supervision
  • Participate and give feedback into issues of diversity, social justice, and client care
  • (Advanced students) Provide individual and family outpatient psychotherapy, with clinical supervision
  • Maintain appropriate documentation of services
  • Maintain professional ethics and comportment
  • Work appropriately and effectively with staff, clinicians, and outside providers

You Would Be The Ideal Candidate, If You Have

  • Previous experience with diagnostic testing.  Neuropsychological assessment experience preferred, but not required
  • Independent worker and self-motivated
  • Excellent time management skills and an attention to detail
  • Completed coursework related to diagnostic assessment and (advanced students) therapy

Training Hours:  Coincides with your Doctoral program requirements for Practicum.

  • July 2022-July 2023
  • Weekly Schedule: 20 minimum per week
  • BZA follows the APPIC calendar in terms of application deadlines


  • Provided by NicoleJoAnne Wood, PsyD (Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Illinois)
  • Individual and/or group supervision weekly (1 hour total).
  • Monthly group supervision/consultation available at the practice
  • Students can expect a hands-on, interactive style of supervision
  • Students will be expected to be active participants in setting goals and expectations for their training year, as well as able to complete the training activities and job functions as listed above.


Benefits (Note: the ICP practicum/internship is unpaid):

  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to participate in group therapy
  • Opportunity to write for the practice newsletter
  • Opportunity to learn more about insurance, biling, and marketing
  • A lively, fun, and consultative group practice environment
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