The Howard University Counseling Service Internship training program uses a practitioner-scholar model to prepare interns to be well-rounded, entry level psychologists with special competencies in working with diverse populations. A minimum of 500 intervention hours is required of applicants. Also, a background in psychological assessment is preferred, given the required rotation in assessment at DC Superior Court Child Guidance Clinic. Interns complete one full year of specialized training in the substantive area of clinical/counseling psychology. A degree of self disclosure is expected. The work load is as follows:Direct Service Activities,Training Activities, Administrative Activities, Professional Development, Teaching, and Supervision. Our program utilizes a psychodynamic theoretical orientation, brief and long term therapy models and includes special training in group therapy. The core training program consists of learning experiences in the following areas at HUCS: individual & group counseling & therapy, intake interviewing, psychodiagnostics, University outreach, teaching, and supervision. Due to COVID-19, all clinical and didactic training is occurring virtually. Interns provide consultations and therapy via video and telephone. There are also 3 rotational placements. The first rotation is at Howard University Hospital Inpatient Psychiatry Unit -2 mornings per week for 4 months. Due to COVID-19, nterns will attend the HUH rotation virtually until further notice. (On this rotation they learn about inpatient treatment and diagnoses.) The second rotation is a forensic assessment rotation and takes place at the District of Columbia Superior Court's Child Guidance Clinic- one day per week for 6 months and conduct psychological assessments. Integrative reports are generally due on a weekly basis during the 6-month rotation. Due to COVID-19, HUCS are attending this rotation virtually and learning about forensic assessment until in-person testing resumes. The third rotation is a two-month rotation based on individual choice. In the past, interns have chosen rotations in assessment, outreach, trauma, group, administration, etc. The 2007 class wrote a screen play on mental health stigma in college students of color which was made into a DVD, entitled Lost & Found: a college story. It is used across the US to increase help-seeking behavior. The program also includes a biweekly research seminar during the first or second semester, a monthly psychopharmacology seminar, and annual Diversity and professional development opportunities.