Sample Schedule (Fall/Spring Semesters)

Direct Client Contact

Activity Hours
Total Direct Client Contact 24 (23.5)
Initial Evaluation 3.0
Individual Therapy 11.0 (2nd semester 9)
Crisis Coverage 3.0
Group Psychotherapy 2.0 (2nd semester 3.5)
Focus Area (some direct/some not) 4.0
Outreach 1.0 (average across year)

Supervision Received

Activity Hours
Total Supervision Received 5.5 (6.5)
Primary Supervision 2.0
Group Therapy 1.0 (2nd Semester 2.0)
Supervision of Supervision 1.5
Focus Area Supervision 1.0

Supervision Provided

Activity Hours
Total Supervision Provided 1.0
Case Supervision of GA 1.0

Other Training Activities

Activity Hours
Total Other Training 3.5
Clinical Consultation Meeting 1.0
General Staff Mtg /Diversity Mtg .5
Training Seminars 2.0

*Preparation time/Recordkeeping 5.0
**Research/Professional Development 3.0
***Total Time Per Week 42 (2nd semester 42.5)

*The amount of time actually required to prepare for activities (e.g., receiving supervision, providing supervision, developing a program) or write effective clinical notes is quite idiosyncratic. The numbers provided here assumes a level of training and experience in these areas typical for the average intern.

**Hours represent the average number of research/professional development hours logged by interns. Given other responsibilities during peak times, interns typically choose to bank research hours and use them during less intense clinical times (e.g. intersessions, summer, etc.). When research hours are saved for non-peak times, weekly hours worked are much closer to 40/week.

***By the nature of the University calendar, the Counseling Center’s student service demands ebb and flow. This reflects peak hours during first and second semesters; intersession and summer hours are significantly lower.