Launching Your Career in Mental Health - Life after Graduation
Welcome to the wonderful world of being a mental health professional! If you're wondering what the day to day life of a full time mental health professional looks like, what to put in your resume, what skills employers are seeking, and how to best transition into full time work, this is the seminar for you.
The SSW Career Services Office has invited Caitlin Quenneville, LMSW (she/her/hers), Outpatient Supervisor at Starfish Family Services, to speak about launching a career in mental health. Caitlin is a LMSW - C who has been working as a clinical therapist and supervisor for the past 11 years and is hoping to provide support and answer questions you have related to entering the workforce as a mental health professional. In addition to time for questions and discussion, topics include:
What should I put in my resume?
How do I sell my internship experience? What if I feel like my internship experience was not fulfilling or related to the role I'm applying for?
What are the differences between contractual/independent and salaried work?
How do I get supervision?
What is it like to be doing clinical social work full time?
Tips for getting hired at Starfish/similar agencies