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.
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year internship.
The application for the 2018-2019 academic year internship will be available in Summer 2018.
For questions, please e-mail our Education and Training Coordinator.