INTERNSHIPS & TRAINING PROGRAMS
We offer numerous ways for educators, caregivers, and health professionals to advance their understanding of the Smart Love™ theory and knowledge of the Smart Love approach for use in their professions.
CLINICAL TRAINING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS AND FELLOWS
Smart Love Family Services has been offering high-quality clinical training and support to students from various clinical programs for the past ten years. Our training is available at the following levels:
Counseling/Clinical Social Work:
The training experience at Smart Love Family Services includes the following opportunities:
Provide outpatient psychodynamic counseling to individuals of all ages, with a specialized focus on conducting child and adolescent therapy
Learn and provide parent guidance and parent seminars using Smart Love principles
Provide social skills group therapy for children
Conduct neuropsychological and psychological testing with children and adolescents (Psychology students only)
Participate in the intake team conducting comprehensive intake assessments
Receive extensive, quality supervision and support from experienced licensed mental health professionals
Receive group consultation with the author of Intrapsychic Humanism (IH)™
Opportunities to learn and participate in marketing and community programs
Learn about research and program fund development
Trainees with an interest in learning a new approach, Intrapsychic Humanism, and conducting treatment from a humanistic and/or psychodynamic theoretical approach are preferred. IH is a depth psychology that integrates psychodynamic, humanistic and strength-based philosophies. Trainees with openness to receiving feedback and good organizational skills will be the best fit for a training experience at Smart Love Family Services. Previous clinical training and/or experience working with children and adolescents in some capacity and relevant graduate academic coursework in child and adolescent development and treatment is preferred.
For more information about current training opportunities and how to apply, please contact Dr. Carla Beatrici, Director of Clinical Services at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 773.665.8052, ext. 200.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS AND CAREGIVERS
Smart Love Family Services offers professional development programs in the Smart Love approach for teachers and agency personnel who work with children. We also offer continuing education credits for Early Intervention and our training meets continuing education requirements for daycare workers and providers through the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. For more information, please email us at email@example.com.