Training Opportunities for Students

Practicum Available for 2017-2018
Ideal for graduate students in social work, counseling, or psychology
  
Our training program is a collaboration between private practice, nursing home, and hospice organizations to provide students an opportunity to work in depth with older adults and their families.  Oak Roots Dynamic works with trainees to provide clinical support in the nursing home and hospice environments.  Trainees will work within multiple interdisciplinary healthcare teams to understand how health and aging impact the mental health of patients and families to ease distress, improve patient outcomes, and provide a range of mental health services to support wellness.  Trainees will be prepared for work in various environments through this practicum experience. 
  
Preferred Candidates will…
Be comfortable working with older adults and family systems, as well as discussing death and dying on a regular basis in a mature, professional manner.

Have reliable transportation and willingness to travel among multiple locations on regular basis (Oak Roots Dynamic Office in Palatine, Wauconda Care Centre in Wauconda, and Family Centered Hospice office in Addison and programming throughout Chicagoland area).


Show good judgment and decision-making skills when working independently.
  
  
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TO APPLY: 
SEND YOUR 1) COVER LETTER, 2) CV,

AND 3) THREE LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
TO OAKROOTSDYNAMIC@GMAIL.COM.