Clinical Opportunities for Students

The ability to serve children and families effectively is a crucial skill that must be developed with extensive training. This is a key competency that greatly affects Adrian Dominican School of Education graduate and doctoral students’ future employment and effectiveness as professionals in the field. It is imperative that students gain hands-on supervised clinical experiences to complement what they are learning in their coursework.

Adrian Dominican School of Education graduate and doctoral students receive supervised hands-on training to actual clients. This experience strengthens our students’ resume and portfolio and gives them an edge when applying for internships because they have direct experience

With the Adrian Dominican School of Education graduate and doctoral students, the CARE Center is able to offer a wide variety of services:

  • Counseling provided by practicum and intern counselors-in-training in such specialty areas as mental health, marriage and family counseling/therapy, and school counseling.
  • Clinical Counseling Supervision of counselors-in-training provided by PhD Counseling students.
  • Psycho-educational evaluations provided to clients from preschool through adulthood by MS or SSP School Psychology students.
  • Educational interventions, such as, remediation and academic support to K-12 clients identified with learning disabilities to be provided by MS Exceptional Student Education or EdS Reading students.
  • Family literacy initiatives provided by MS or EdS Reading students.
  • Early Childhood learning and support services provided by MS or PhD Curriculum and Instruction students.