College of Liberal Arts: School of Criminal Justice: Practicum/Internships: Additional Sites

Additional Sites

C.A.R.E. Center

Te' Ata Purcell
(405) 236-2100 Ext. 109
P.O. Box 1125 73101-1125
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Agency Description:            Child Abuse Response Evaluation Center. Child advocate role.

Applicant Requirements:     (1)Mandatory training and
                                           (2)Background check

Special Opportunity:            Hands on experience. Student will work shift (8:30 to 12 noon or 12:30 to 4:00)
                                           with direct contact with abused children and their families. Children who have
                                           experienced abuse and/or are from meth homes.

University of Oklahoma Criminal Defense Clinic (Fall and Spring Semesters Only)

Cheryl Wattley
(405) 325-3702
300 Timberdell Rd.
Norman, Oklahoma 73019

Agency Description:            Represent indigent criminal defendants who are charged with misdemeanor and some
                                           felony offenses. Representation provided by second and third year law students
                                           supervised by experienced lawyers working for the University Of Oklahoma College Of
                                           Law. Students handle every aspect of the defense of a criminal case.

Applicant Requirements:     (1)Must obtain special permission from Dr. Brown
                                           (2)Interest in Criminal Law
                                           (3)Law student or criminal justice student

Special Opportunity:            Be a trainer in class room simulation of Robbery I. Role play defendant throughout
                                           police/ court process.


Monica Suyo
(405) 951-3388
1701 N. Martin Luther King Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Agency Description:            It provides services to survivors of rape and domestic violence.

Applicant Requirements:     (1)3 or 4 verifiable references and
                                           (2)A genuine interest in helping victims of domestic violence and rape.

Placement Duties:               Answer hot line, provide information/support victims and secondary survivors. Work
                                           with children who are survivors of domestic violence.

Juvenile Services Unit (OJA - Logan County)

Martha Rea
(405) 282-6020
201 West Oklahoma, Suite 314
Guthrie, OK 73044

Applicant Requirements:     (1)Fill out a volunteer form
                                           (2)drug test by urinalysis.
                                           (3)Background check by OSBI
                                           (4)Three references from friends not relatives

Placement Duties:               The duties include intake sessions with both the juvenile and the parents. Staffing
                                           with the District Attorney before juvenile court dates. Probation Officer counseling
                                           with the juvenile on a regular basis until they are off probation. Keeping records on
                                           every contact you have with a juvenile. Sending out appointment letters. Making visits
                                           at home, school, detention centers, or even group homes and some will be out of
                                           the area anywhere in the state. Hours are flexible and you may have to work late
                                           sometimes, but usually work 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

FCI (Federal Correctional Institution) El Reno

Mail Address:  P.O. Box 1500
                   El Reno, OK. 73036

Physical Address: 4205 Highway 66 West
                        El Reno, OK. 73036


Phone: (405) 262-4875

Fax: (405) 319-7626

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