UDCC Associates

UDCC Associates

Licensed Associates

As a part of a full-spectrum training program, the UDCC connects with developing counselors, social workers, and licensed marriage and family therapy clinicians from practicum to licensure. The Licensed Associates Supervision cohort is a paid position for individuals who have graduated from a accredited graduate program, completed their practicum and internship hours, have taken all the licensing tests, and are working towards their full licensure hours. See below for more details.


The requirements to become a practicum Intern at the UDCC are as follows:  

  • Graduated from accredited Master program in Counseling or related field, 
  • Completed National Exams (NCE, NCMHCE),
  • Current and active Texas Associate License (LPC-Associate, LMFT-A, LMSW),
  • Current and active Supervisor through the State of Texas, 
    • Provided for free with a UDCC supervisor,
    • If external, not through the UDCC, a copy of supervisory agreements, verification of supervisor status, verification of supervisor license status, verification of supervisor liability insurance, and a brief supervisor bio will be required.
  • Available to provide in-person and online services,
  • Minimum 15 hours per week of direct hours,
  • Max 24 hours per week of direct hours,
  • Four hours of individual supervision hour per month with Individual supervisor,
  • One hour of group supervision per week,
  • Current Supervisory & Training Contract with the UDCC,
  • Associates carry their own liability insurance, providing a copy of the policy to the UDCC Director,
  • Completed background check by UD HR,
  • Completed W9 on file,
  • Other potentially specific responsibilities or requirements may be discussed.

Practice Opportunities & Benefits 

  • Paid position for direct and indirect hours,
  • UDCC follows all State of Teas requirements for Associate clinical hours - direct and indirect,
  • Provide direct services to a diverse group of individuals and couples, with options for group and brief family therapy,
  • Provide intake interviews, mental status evaluations, biopsychosocial histories, mental health history, and psychological assessment for treatment planning and caseload management,
  • Techniques and interventions for prevention and treatment of a broad range of mental health issues,
  • Strategies to advocate for persons with mental health issues in the University environment or greater community,
  • Medical Doctors on-site for case consultation, 
  • Supervised exposure and work with the Office of Student Affairs, the Health Clinic, Care and BIT Teams, and Campus Safety Procedures with on-campus Crises, 
  • Collaboration within the higher education community to develop programs and interventions to promote the academic, social, and career success of individuals in higher education settings,
    • Including activities during Mental Health Week, various student group activities, and others. 
  • Strategies to assist individuals in higher education settings with personal/social development,
  • Interventions related to a broad range of mental health issues for individuals in higher education settings,
  • Strategies for addiction prevention and intervention for individuals in higher education settings,
  • Use of multiple data sources to inform programs and services in higher education settings.

Apply to be a UDCC Licensed Associate

To apply to be an Intern click here .

All applications may also be sent to:

The University of Dallas Counseling Center
1845 E. Northgate Dr., Haggar 340
Irving, TX 75062
counseling@udallas.edu   • 972-721-4045.

Spots are limited. The UDCC will contact eligible interns for interviews.