Cunningham Children's Home Internship

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Cunningham Children's Home

Cunningham Children's Home is an Urbana residential treatment facility serving children with severe emotional/behavioral problems. Youth are between ages 10 and 17 years. Internship opportunities include:

  • Cottage counselors
  • Teacher's aides at on-campus schools
  • Group Home intern
  • Recreational Therapist intern
  • Other placements are occasionally available at the discretion of the agency.

This is a year-long sequence. You must commit to taking both PSYC 340 (Fall) and PSYC 341 (Spring)


  • Junior or Senior standing
  • Psychopathology and Problems in Living (Abnormal) Psychology (PSYC 238)
  • Child Development (PSYC 216) - highly recommended
  • Prior volunteer or work experience
  • Completion of application and interview

*Course Requirements

  • Minimum commitment of 10 hours per week at Cunningham Children's Home
  • Weekly seminar - meets on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:45 pm in Room 819 Psychology Building
  • Completion of reading assignments, oral presentations, and written assignments

Additional information is found in the attached pdf Informational_Session_Handouts_(All

Applications are due March 7 (Application_Form_2018).

To submit your application, and for more in-depth information, please go to the following website:

Questions? please contact Dr. Nathan Todd at