Statement of Solidarity

We at CAPS stand in solidarity with all members of our Asian community against any form of xenophobia, oppression, and racism. We write to affirm our support for the dignity of all our Asian community members.  CAPS is with you and stands alongside you.  We share a collective responsibility to speak out against racism and social injustice that aims at dividing our communities. We are committed to speaking up, listening, and providing confidential support for all our Asian community members and allies to foster empowerment and resilience.  We want to invite anyone who is being impacted by this or other challenging current events to come to CAPS for support,  or to use our after hours hotline/ crisis line for support at 407-823-2811 (press 5 afterhours).


Pre-Masters Internship and Pre-Doctoral Practicum Training

CAPS provides training and supervision for graduate students from departments of Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, Mental Health Counseling and Social Work. The pre-master’s internship and pre-doctoral practicum training program may be part-time or full-time. The training program begins early August and ends on the last day of UCF finals. CAPS trainees are provided with the following opportunities:

Direct Service Activities

  • Initial Assessment
  • Brief Individual and Couples Counseling
  • Group Services: Therapy Groups & Workshops
  • Timely Access/Walk-In Service
  • Outreach and Consultation

Training and Supervision

  • 1.5 to 2 hours of weekly individual supervision
  • 1.5 hours of weekly training seminars
  • 1 hour of weekly clinical case conference
  • 30 min of weekly group therapy supervision
  • Staff meetings and professional development seminars

Pre-Master’s Internship and Pre-Doctoral Practicum Training Brochure


In order to apply for CAPS Pre-Masters Internship & Pre-Doctoral Practicum Training program, graduate student candidates must submit ALL of the following materials to be considered:

  • Completed Graduate Training Application form
  • Cover letter stating your training goals and reasons for applying to the training program.
  • Resume or vitae.
  • One-page single-spaced, typed statement (max 400 words) to the following question: Why do you want to become a counselor/therapist/social worker? Please describe your journey.
  • Two letters of recommendation. One should be from your academic program (program chairperson or clinical coordinator) stating your eligibility/readiness for training.
  • Copy of your graduate transcript – does not have to be an official copy.

Please send application materials as email attachments by March 1st at 8AM EST. Interviews will be held in March/April for qualified applicants. To submit your application or to ask questions about the training program, please contact the Coordinator of Pre-Master’s Internship and Pre-doctoral Practicum Programs:

Dr. Anna King, Psy.D.
Training Director
Counseling and Psychological Services
University of Central Florida
P.O. Box 163170
Orlando, FL 32816-3170
Phone: (407) 823-2811
FAX: (407) 823-5415