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Practicum Sites

Students presenting in class

Develop “Real World” Skills in Counseling

Our department enjoys an extremely positive working relationship with mental health and counseling agencies in Anchorage.

Students may select from a vast number and great diversity of sites to gain practical experience in the field during their junior year. There are simply too many to list but examples of student practicum sites include:

  • ACCESS – Aging and Disabilities Resource Center
  • Alaska Aids Association – Case management for Aids victims
  • Alaska Human Services – Outpatient Substance Abuse Center
  • Anchorage School District – Public School System
  • Alaska Zoo – Work with animals and their healing relationship to people
  • AWAIC – Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis
  • ASSETS – Special Disabilities Services
  • Cornerstone Clinic – Medical and Counseling Services
  • Clitheroe Treatment Center – Substance Abuse Issues
  • Denali Family Services – Individual and Family Counseling
  • Good Samaritan – Outpatient Mental Health Center
  • McLaughlin Youth Center – Adolescent Behavior Treatment
  • Alaska Psychiatric Center – Adult treatment of severe disorders
  • North Star Behavioral Health Services – Mental Health Services
  • Providence Behavior Health Services – Mental Health Services
  • Princess Tours – Organizational Psychology