March 27, 2009


MSCA Potential School Counselors Scholarship

The Minnesota School Counselors Association is once again offering the Potential School Counselors Scholarship.
A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to an individual pursuing a Master's Degree in guidance and counseling with a school counseling emphasis from a state approved institution. The application deadline is April 1st, 2009. The winner will be notified by April 15th and the award will be presented at the annual MSCA Conference in May.

For more information Download file

Posted by rutka005 at 2:44 PM

Practicum info

The Wellness Center Carleton College has two positions remaining for 09-10 advanced practicum training at The Wellness Center at Carleton College. If you have students that did not secure practicum positions or an internship and are interested in doing a 10-month advanced practicum, we'd welcome their application.

The Wellness Center offers a full range of counseling services including:
individual counseling, group counseling, outreach education, and crisis management. Practicum training at The Wellness Center provides an opportunity to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team that includes both psychologists and medical providers. Practicum students attend case conferences and receive 1 hours of weekly individual supervision from a licensed doctoral-level psychologist.

Carleton College is a co-ed residential liberal arts college of approximately 1,800 students located in Northfield, Minnesota (a 35-45 minute drive south of the Twin Cities metro area). An annual stipend of $1,500 is provided to compensate each practicum student for mileage to and from the practicum site.

Along with individual counseling, training opportunities for practicum students include:
- group co-facilitation
- involvement in outreach programming
- working with student peer health educators
- collaboration with other offices within the Division of Student Life

Practicum student responsibilities:
- 16 hours total practicum commitment per week
- 8 10 hours of direct client service per week
- maintenance of case notes and client records
- provision of case management services as required

Applicant qualifications:
- current enrollment in a doctoral program in counseling/clinical psychology
- prior completion of at least one year-long counseling practicum

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Marit Lysne, Psy.D., LP
The Wellness Center
Carleton College
One North College Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Attn: Practicum File

Posted by rutka005 at 2:35 PM

Employment Opportunities


College Counselor
Full-time faculty counselor position (181 days/year). Requires a master's degree with a major in counseling or counseling psychology (or within one year of completion.) Application deadline March 30, 2009. Additional position requirements and application information available at 1601 Jefferson Street, Alexandria, MN 56308 Ph:
320-762-0221 Fax: 320-762-4501

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System An Equal Opportunity EDUCATOR and EMPLOYER

Posted by rutka005 at 2:20 PM

Conference Information

Upcoming Conferences

September 17, 2009
Gary R. Schoener, M.Eq., L.P.
Behavioral Health Ethics for the 21st Century
To be held at:
Radisson Hotel Roseville
2540 N. Cleveland Ave.
Roseville, MN

October 15, 2009
Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
Changing the Brain, Optimizing Lives: A Radical New Look at Understanding and Changing Behavior
To be held at:
Mounds View High School
1900 W. Co. Rd. F
Arden Hills, MN 55112

The following CEUs will be requested for each conference:
Social Work 7.0
Marriage & Family Therapy 6.5
Child Protection 6.5
Psychology 6.5
Administrative Clock Hours 6.5
Behavioral Health and Therapy 6.5

To be added to our conference mailing list – please call: 651-379-3431.


GLBT Mental Health Series
Eating Disorders and Body Image in the GLBT Community

The GLBTA Programs Office hosts the second installment of the GLBT Mental Health Series on the unique issues present in the GLBT community regarding body image and eating disorders. A panel of local professionals will introduce the subject with a discussion to follow. This event is open to all community members interested in mental health work with the GLBT population. Contact for more information.

Friday, March 27th, 2009
120 Coffey Hall, St. Paul Campus
2:30-4:30 p.m.

Download the flier :Download file

Posted by rutka005 at 1:15 PM

March 19, 2009

CSPP Announcements

1st year MA students Monday is the last day to turn in your degree program. You will have until 4:00pm on March 23rd to turn them in. If a degree program is turned in late a hold may be placed on your record.

2nd year MA students will need to have their graduation checklist envelopes turned in by April 10th. So far no one has turned their envelope yet.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Posted by rutka005 at 3:15 PM



The BORN FREE Scholarship Fund was established at the University of Minnesota through the generosity of Dr. Sunny Hansen and her husband, Tor. This fund honors Dr. Hansen’s career as a faculty member in the college and CSPP, and her dedication to the field of career development.

The BORN FREE Scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to a graduate student who is working in the field of career development through CSPP.


• Applicant must be enrolled in Graduate School for the academic year in which the award will be made, working on either a master’s or doctoral degree in CSPP.
• Applicant’s academic interests should focus on gender and/or multi-cultural issues in career development.
• Preference for female students.
• Clear evidence of financial need.

TO APPLY, please submit:

• Completed application for the Sunny Hansen BORN FREE Scholarship
• A vita or resume
• Unofficial copy of most recent transcript

DEADLINE: Materials must be received by 4:00 PM, Friday, April 10.


All materials are to be submitted in a manila envelope into a box on the CSPP desk in Room 250.
All questions are to be directed to Dr. Thomas Skovholt-Chairperson of the CSPP Scholarship Committee.

This link will bring you to the application for The Sunny Hansen Born Free Scholarship fund.
Download file

Posted by rutka005 at 3:03 PM

March 13, 2009

Call for proposal

Minnesota Psychological Association 2009 Annual Convention

Psychology on the Cutting Edge
April 24-25, 2009 – Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, Plymouth, MN
Call for Proposals Begin Jan.5, 2009

The Minnesota Psychological Association’s 2009 Annual Convention planning committee cordially invites you to submit proposals on topics from all areas of psychological practice and research regarding current developments in the field of psychology.

For the 2009 Annual Convention Poster Proposal Cover Sheet and more information you can visit or Download file

Posted by rutka005 at 3:21 PM

Call for posters

Metropolitan Health Plan (MHP)
Contract Information Sessions

Goal: Expansion of Contracted Behavioral Health Services for MHP Enrollees
MHP is looking for mental health practitioners with varying specialties to provide service for MHP’s Minnesota Health Care Program (MHCP) Members. These members are enrolled in Medical Assistance (MA), General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC), Minnesota Care (MnCare), Minnesota Senior Health Options (MSHO), Minnesota Senior Care Plus (MSC+) and CornerStone.

Contract Informational Sessions
Wednesday, March 18
9:00am – 11:00am
Brookdale Library – Rooms A & B
6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, 55430

Friday, March 20
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Edina Library
5280 Grandview Square, Edina, 55436

• Overview of MHP
• Behavioral health requirements
• Contracting information

MHP representatives will be available to answer your questions.

If you would like more information regarding these sessions, please contact MHP Provider Services at 877-620-9090.


Posted by rutka005 at 2:51 PM

Graduate Instructor position

SASS Graduate Instructor position

Job Code and Title (9515) Graduate Instructor
Position Title Graduate Instructor
Job Code 9515
Requisition Number 160214

For complete details and to apply for this position visit:

Posted by rutka005 at 2:37 PM

March 6, 2009

Society of Counseling Psychology Student Poster Session

Call For Proposals
Society of Counseling Psychology (APA Division 17) Student Poster Session
American Psychological Association Convention
Toronto, Canada August 6 -9, 2009
Submission Deadline for Proposals: March 16, 2009
For the International Section forward your proposal to:
Send proposals to Johanna Nilsson at and Changming Duan at

Posted by rutka005 at 2:29 PM

University Counseling and Consulting Services

University Counseling and Consulting Services has a graduate assistantship currently posted for the 2009-10 academic year. This is a 20 hour/week, 9-month appointment to provide counseling services in the St. Paul campus office of UCCS. The position is officially listed as an Administrative Fellow (requisition 160267). Review of applications will commence on March 16 and continue until the position is filled. Feel free to contact me if you have questions about this position.

Robert A. Seybold, Ph.D., LP
Senior Psychologist
University Counseling & Consulting Services
University of Minnesota
612-625-8214 (direct)

Posted by rutka005 at 2:28 PM

Employment Opportunities

Department of Family Social Science

A 25% Research Assistant (9521) for a national financial education evaluation project is available in the Department of Family Social Science. Position is open until filled. The summer appointment is without tuition benefits.
Required/Preferred Qualifications: The candidate must have excellent English skills and experience with qualitative methodology and analysis.
Duties/Responsibilities: Duties will consist of interviewing high school students via internet and phone and qualitative analysis.
Supervisor: Sharon M. Danes, Professor, Family Social Science
Please send a description of your work experience that meets the above qualifications and provide the names and contact information of two references that can speak to your past work experiences to

Posted by rutka005 at 2:17 PM