OSWEGO, New York – Jennifer Dehn, a current graduate student from SUNY Plattsburgh, is completing a distance internship at Farnham Family Services, according to Jeanne M. Unger, MS, Executive Director of the Oswego-based non-profit, chemical dependence outpatient substance abuse clinic, with school-based prevention and Student Assistance counseling services.
Dehn graduated from SUNY Oswego in 2005 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, and is now expected to graduate in May with a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from SUNY Plattsburgh.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re pleased to be able to provide Jennifer with valuable counseling and clinical experience through her internship with our agency,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Unger.
According to Unger, Dehn has been working within the pre-admission and clinical areas of the organization. When working with the pre-admissions department at Farnham, Dehn has been completing client evaluations, and in the clinical department she has received hands-on experience by participating in various therapeutic groups.
In addition to her post-graduate curriculum and internship at Farnham, Dehn enjoys traveling, hiking, fishing, reading, and baking.
Established in 1971, Farnham Family Services is a United Way agency that offers prevention services, school-based Student Assistance and treatment services to all residents of Oswego and surrounding counties. All services are licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. FarnhamÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s professionally certified staff is comprised of competent and skillful individuals who are continually updated with training through conferences and workshops.
Farnham Family Services has provided services to the community for nearly 40 years. Their offices are located in the cities of Oswego and Fulton and provide comprehensive treatment services – including acupuncture detoxification.
Families or individuals interested in learning more about Farnham Family Services can call (315) 342-4489 or visit them online at www.farnhaminc.org.