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Office of Mental Health

Internships and Externships

Social Work

Sagamore has partnerships with the following schools for Master of Social work field placements:

(Program available to second year students).

Field Supervisors are licensed social workers who have completed the Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI) course. Students are placed in a variety of inpatient and outpatient treatment and clinical support programs.

For more information, please contact Sagamore's Director of Social Work at (631) 370-1718.

Psychology Externships

Sagamore offers student Externships in Psychology.


Learn more about our Psychology Externships.

Psychology Internships  

Sagamore's Psychology Doctoral Internship Training Program provides training in the delivery of clinical services to:

The Psychology Doctoral Internship Training Program is an APPIC-member Program.

This program is not currently accredited by the APA. Questions related to the program’s accreditation status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979

Learn more about our Psychology Internships.

Review the Admissions, Support and Initial Placement Data

Recreation Therapy

Explore a structured, field-centered internship with a certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist.

During the internship, students:

Internship hours:
Minimum of 560 hours - 14 consecutive weeks; no less than 20 hours/week or more than 45 hours/week.
Internships are available for the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.

For more information, contact Sagamore’s Therapeutic Recreation Student Intern Supervisor (631) 370-1812 or Director of Therapeutic Recreation (631) 370-1810.

Creative Arts Therapy

Students enrolled in accredited programs leading to a master’s degree in art therapy can apply for a supervised internship experience that includes:

Learn more about the Creative Arts Therapy Internship.

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