Alumni who have graduated and are applying for licensure will require a letter stating that the clinical components of the program have been completed. If you require a licensure letter, please email the Assistant Clinical Coordinator at email@example.com with your request.
For Florida Registered Interns, the licensure letter will be sent directly to:
Florida Department of Health
Division of Medical Quality Assurance
Board of CSW, MFT & MHC
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C08
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3258
If you require a letter for an employer or out-of-state board, please list their address in your request.
FAQ for Practicum/Internship Students (Prospective and Current)
How do I know which classes I need to take before I complete my practicum or internship?
You can find the internship prereq & coreq classes on the P&I Orientation.
Do I need to have my site confirmed when I submit my application?
Yes, for Mental Health and Marriage and Family students. Your site placements are set up like a job interview. Select the sites you are interested in, and make an appointment to meet with the site supervisor. No, for School Counseling students. Please submit your requests for sites on your application. The P&I team works with the Alachua County Public Schools, PK Yonge Developmental Research School, and other sites as available to make your placement.
If I stay at the same site for another semester, do I need to submit new paperwork?
Yes, check the deadlines and due dates for more information. In your follow-up semester(s), there are several documents you need to resubmit or update.
How do MHC & MFC students find placements?
Placements are similar to a job search process. Active sites are listed on the Clinical Sites page. Inactive or remote sites will need to go through site development (see below). Around the time your turn in your application (or earlier) and with approval from your advisor, you will want to contact the site hosts of the places that you are interested in working to arrange for an interview. You may let them know you are interested and ask for a tour to get a better idea of the environment and goodness of fit. They may require a resume and/or formal interview and will make the determination of whether they accept you or not.
What if I want to complete my clinical experiences at a site that is inactive or outside of Gainesville?
You will need to devote more time to the process as we will need to talk to the site host and approve the site before the semester begins. You are encouraged to review and have your potential site host read the Site Development page. They will need to complete the Site Information Form and make arrangements for a site visit either in person or via telephone.
If I am completing my clinical experience out of the area, do I still need to register for the courses or complete the requirements?
Yes. Let us know early. School counseling placements must be assigned through COE student services, and this can take time. You will need to register for your clinical and group supervision courses at UF and ensure that you are receiving qualified supervision onsite. In addition, students must complete all of the required coursework and exit interview steps and either attend Group sup at UF, or work with the clinical coordinator to find a suitable course substitution.
Who do I contact if I could not find an answer to my question?
Please feel free to contact Taylor Sweet, Assistant Clinical Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.