Externship and Practicum Training

Director: Marcus Hummings, Psy.D. mhummings@howard.edu

Please send applications to the Program Coordinator


At the University Counseling Service, trainees are expected to engage in some degree of self-disclosure as part of the learning experience.


Application deadline is February 21st 2014

Call day is on March 14th 2014

The Howard University Counseling Service participates in the Externship Consortium Guidelines of the Greater Washington Area Directors of Clinical Training


Required Regular Training Activities

Intake Conference

1.5 hrs Tuesdays  9:00-10:30 PM

Practicum/Externship Seminar

1.15 hrs Tuesdays 11:00-12:15 AM

Staff Meeting and/or Staff Development

0:45 hrs

2nd & 3rd Tuesdays

12:30 - 1:15 PM

Psychoanalytic Seminar/ Clinical Case Presentations

2.5 hrs. Thursdays 2:00 - 4:30 PM

Case Conference* (3rd year students)

1.5 hrs. Wednesdays 9:30 -10:45 PM


TBA: Intake coverage C.O.D.

2.0 hrs.

Intake documentation

1.0 hrs

Individual Psychotherapy/Counseling (2 clients)

4.0 hrs.

Preparation of notes

1.0 hrs.


1.0 hrs.

Supplementary Activities

Group Dynamics/Psychotherapy Seminar

2.0 hrs

Tuesdays 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Observation Group

1.5 hrs.

Thursdays 10: to 11:30 am

Outreach Program (TBA)


*Depending upon experience


Please send applications to Dr. Marcus Hummings


Howard University Counseling Service

Student Resource Center Room G7 - C B Powell Building Wing 1

6th and Bryant Streets NW, Washington, DC 20059

TE. (202) 806-6870 or (202) 806-6423


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Last updated March, 2014