Counselor Training

Practicum Training Overview

Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) of Kennesaw State University offers training experiences for masters, doctoral, and bachelor trainees. CPS utilizes an integrated multidisciplinary model in the delivery of a comprehensive range of mental health services to the Kennesaw State University student community. CPS provides training within a context that values the uniqueness of each human being while sensitive to cultural and individual diversity in the immediate and the extended community. Our training programs are services oriented and individually tailored to provide a broad range of training opportunities with particular consideration to the uniqueness of each discipline.

Eligibility and Qualifications

Candidates for the CPS Practicum/Internship Training Program must be actively pursuing one of the following degrees in an accredited academic program:

  • Ph.D./Psy.D. in Counseling or Counseling/Clinical Psychology
  • M.A./M.S./M.Ed./Ed.S. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology
  • M.S.W. in Social Work
  • B.S. in Mass Communication

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit:

  • Cover Letter
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume
  • Transcript (Can be unofficial)
  • B.S. in Mass Communication Only - Two writing samples (ex. Press Release, Newsletter, Marketing Piece, News Article, etc.)

Materials should be submitted before or during the Spring Semester. Once materials are reviewed, the applicant will be contacted to schedule an onsite or telephone interview with the CPS Staff. If selected for an in person interview, they typically take one hour. An interview is required for placement in the CPS Practicum Training Program.

We are NOT currently accepting applications from Ph.D./Psy.D., M.A., or M.S.W. applicants for 2016-2017. The application process for the 2016 - 2017 training year will begin January 2016.

B.S. in Mass Communication applicants may apply each semester for the next semester during the Early Registration Period.

All materials and/or questions should be directed to:

Dr. "Jay" LaVelle Ingram, Ph.D.
Co-Training Supervisor
Kennesaw Campus
Phone: (470) 578-6600

Jeff Hughes, Ed.S., L.P.C., C.P.C.S.
Co-Training Supervisor
Marietta Campus
Phone: (678) 915-7391