Internship in Psychology Data File Student Name: Amanda Gunzelman Agency website: http://www.depelchin.org/ Internship Site Name of Organization: Depelchin Children’s Center Address: 4950 Memorial Dr. Houston, TX Placement Supervisor & Phone: Debbie Lawrence 713-558-3961 Initial Contact Person & Phone: Za’ndra Jackson 713-802-7792 Scheduled Start & End Dates: 5/21/2007-? Brief Description of Organization (mission/purpose, types of clients served, services provided): Depelchin Children’s Center operates through several locations. I will be working at the Richmond Residential Treatment Center. The overall mission of Depelchin is to recognize that a child’s needs are best met in a family environment and to strengthen the lives of children and their families in our community by providing a continuum of services to prevent and resolve social and emotional crisis. The Richmond Residential Treatment center program serves youth and adolescents ages 5-17 who suffer from conditions including depression, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorders, abuse, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, and other behavioral problems. The services provided include therapeutic care from staff trained in behavioral interventions and management, therapeutic interventions, child development, and first aid. They provide individual, group, and family therapy, community and family living skills, and socialization and recreational therapeutic approaches. A day at the center may include academics, group and/or individual therapy, recreational activities, life skill-building lessons, and physical activity. Intern Duties & Responsibilities (list): I will be involved in recreational therapy and group therapy.