Substance Use Disorder Internship

An internship specifically for students enrolled in a Drug and Alcohol Studies Program. Interns will provide direct support and counseling to clients in our Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs.

 

Key components of the position:

  • Facilitation and co-facilitation of groups
  • One on One counseling with clients
  • Collaboration in treatment planning process
  • Opportunity to attend trainings on best practices
  • Experience using Electronic Health Record System
  • Participation in weekly staff meetings and case conferences
  • Collaboration with supportive services such as Mental Health and Re-Entry Services

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Student must be registered with a Substance Abuse certifying agency.
  • Student must be willing to make a commitment of one academic year: fall and spring semester.
  • Students who are on active parole may not be eligible for an internship.
  • Student must submit a resume, letter of interest, two or more references and complete HeathRIGHT360’s online screening questions at healthright360.org.
  • Student will need to take a computer literacy screening test prior to selection. If student does not pass computer literacy test, student will not move forward in the selection process.
  • Student will participate in a panel interview as the last step in the hiring process.
  • If student is selected, student will have to present TB clearance and First Aid and CPR certification before the internship starts.
  • Prior to working with clients, the student intern will need to complete a series of trainings including Electronic Health Record Training (Welligent 101) and an Intern Orientation.

Click here to apply for the 2016-2017 academic year internship. The deadline to apply is July 11th, 2016.

For questions, please e-mail our Education and Training Coordinator.