Internship / Practicum Candidates for Mental Health and Therapy Students/Continued Education Workshops
FAIR is mental health treatment center offering high-quality training experiences practicum and masters-level interns in psychology and counseling.
FAIR offers comprehensive training experience designed to encourage the development of clinical skills and prepare students for the next level of training as well as for a career as a mental health professional. We offer a dynamic, enriching learning environment with many opportunities for individual and group supervision, didactic seminars, specialty trainings, case conferences, and multidisciplinary team staffings.
FAIR staff also offers Continued Education Workshops for professionals allowing them to expand clinical knowledge and skill in variety of topics.
Our practicum/internship offers experience working with individuals, families and groups on outpatient and intensive outpatient levels of care. We strive to not only be a cutting edge treatment provider but also a community of people dedicated to healing and support of any individual or family experiencing mental health and substance abuse issues. Please familiarize yourself with our services prior to interviewing.
- Candidates must be completing a degree in mental health counseling, art therapy or another social services/human services field.
- Applicants must be available to work a minimum of three days per week, approximately 8-hour shifts, to complete a minimum of 750 hours of service. Mandatory days for practicum/internship are Wednesdays from 1pm-9:30pm and Saturdays 9am-3pm. We do offer the option for candidates to complete a 1000 hour practicum/internship.
- Able to pass background check through CANTS.
Apply by Email
To apply, please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to Marta McGuinness at [email protected]
Apply by Mail
To apply, please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to Marta McGuinness at:
ATTN: Marta McGuinness NCC, LCPC, CADC
2010 E. Algonquin Road, Suite 207
Schaumburg, IL 60173
FAIR Counseling will work to resolve all complaints made known on the course, practicum or internship evaluation forms or directly to an employee of FAIR Counseling by email or phone. Any employee or course presenter who receives a complaint is expected to communicate the issue to John McGuinness the Program Director within 48 hours. John McGuinness will determine the appropriate course of action and will provide a written or verbal response to either the participant who lodged the complaint or to the employee/contractor who received the complaint who will then be expected to pass on the response to the participant when appropriate. Complaints submitted through course evaluations will receive responses only when a determination is made then they are of such weight that further action is needed.