Clinical Requirements

Rehabilitation Counseling

Criminal Background Check

A criminal background check that is compliant with the standards of the Illinois Healthcare Workers Background Check Act is required for progression in the program. You will be given specific instructions on how to obtain this background check upon acceptance. Certain sites or specific circumstances may require subsequent background checks at your expense.

Drug Screen

Certain affiliated internship sites may have additional requirements including but not limited to subsequent background checks, drug screens and proof of immunization.

Immunizations/Vaccinations

Certain affiliated internship sites may have additional requirements including but not limited to subsequent background checks, drug screens and proof of immunization.

Program Coordinator

Contact Amanda McCarthy, program coordinator, at amccarthy@niu.edu

Contact Us

School of Interdisciplinary Health Professions
Wirtz Hall 323
815-753-5118
sihp@niu.edu

Hours

Beginning Nov. 18, 2020

Due to COVID-19 office coverage will be intermittent. To schedule an in-person appointment please call 815-753-5118 or email mstudebaker@niu.edu