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Social Work Internship- Residential Treatment Center (September 2019 to June 2020)
Job Code:2019-879
Location:Brewster Main Campus
Department:Social Services - Inst.
Job Description:
Interns get hands-on experience working to help evaluate and coordinate services for children and their families, both on campus and in their communities. Interns are responsible for individual and family therapy, as well as case management for a caseload of two to three children. In addition, interns serve as primary group facilitator for at least one group of eight children. They are also asked to develop and facilitate a short-term psycho-education, clinical issue-specific or behavior change group during their time here.

Residential Social Work interns are expected to attend staff meetings, peer consultation, clinical seminars, treatment reviews and case conferences. Interns are also required to work one evening (11am-7pm) a week and one Sunday per month (10am-3pm).

Interns participate in Green Chimneys staff training, which includes certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), First Aid/CPR and Child Abuse and Maltreatment for Mandated Reporters. All interns report to a Licensed Social Worker who guides them through a school year-long internship.

This internship will run the length of the 2019 School Year September to June.

Job Qualifications:
  • Enrolled as an advanced standing student or second year field placement in a graduate program
  • Interest in working with children, families, and groups