College of Arts & Sciences Clinical Psychology

Winnebago Youth Facility

Ho-Chunk Neenk-Chunk Ho Chee, Inc.
Winnebago Youth Facility
P.O. Box 656
Winnebago, NE 68071
Winnebago Youth Facility 

Agency Description

The Winnebago Youth Facility is located on the Winnebago Indian Reservation in Winnebago, Nebraska and has been serving youth and their families for five years. The facility consists of three units, which are Enhanced Treatment, Emergency Shelter and Staff Secure. It is not a locked facility; however, there are qualified staff on duty 24 hours a day. The youth that are served are between the ages of birth to 18 and have been placed there for many reasons, including temporary placement due to child or children being taken from their parent(s), court ordered or referred from their case worker. The length of stay varies for each child.

Staff Information
Administrative Supervisor:
Mr. Terry Snowball, Director

Clinical Psychology Supervisor:  
Beth Boyd, Ph.D.

Position Information
  • Contract training site (contracted with USD)
  • Stipend: $10,752 per 12 months
  • Hours per week: 16 hours per week/4 weeks per year
  • Number of placement positions: 1
  • Estimated distance from Vermillion: 70 miles
  • Prior training & experience required of trainees: master's degree
  • Prior training and experience preferred of trainees:
  • Strengths of this practicum experience: group therapy, experience in Native American community interaction across multiple systems (educational, juvenile justice, child protection)
  • Additional comments: certification as Psychology Associate in Nebraska for post M.A. student, background check required
Training Opportunities

M = major emphasis (all trainees involved)        
O = options for trainees (based on trainee interest or skills)





Special Areas

elders   individual therapy M HIV/AIDS  
adults   family therapy   eating disorders M
adolescents M couples therapy   developmental disabilities M
children M group therapy M physical disabilities  
ethnic minorities (specify: American Indian) M community outreach M PTSD M
gay/lesbian/bisexual M consultation/liaison M forensic  
low income M crisis intervention M sexual offenders M
homeless M brief psychotherapy M sexual abuse M
inpatients   long-term therapy
outpatients   cognitive assessments M SPMI  
residential M personality assessments M SED M
English as second language   neuropsych assessments   substance abuse M
immigrants/refugee   case management
domestic violence M

Proportion of practicum time spent in a typical month:
  • Therapy: 60%
  • Assessment (including conducting/scoring/preparing reports): 20%
  • Receiving supervision: 10%
  • Consultation: 10%