Psychology Career Connections

The Practicum Experience

A valuable learning experience for juniors and seniors, the practicum is an opportunity to gain both hands-on field experience and academic credit. Students can choose a placement that fits their interests and areas of study.

Practicum experiences are available in the following areas:

  • Child, Family and Community
  • Counseling
  • Forensic
  • Industrial or Organizational
  • School
  • Sports

Here is a list of recent practicum sites:

  • Buffalo City C.O.U.R.T.S. Program
  • Buffalo City Mission
  • Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers
  • Buffalo Guidance Group
  • Buffalo Psychiatric Center
  • Child & Adolescent Treatment Services: Building Better Futures Program
  • Compass House
  • Gateway-Longview Therapeutic Preschool
  • Hillside Family of Agencies
  • Institute for Autism Research
  • Mental Health Advocates of Western New York
  • The Summit Center
  • Transitional Services Inc.
  • Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center
  • The Western New York Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office