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Clinical Student Intern

Company: Friends of Youth
Location: North Bend
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

job description The Clinical Student Intern of Mental Health Services provides a range of prevention and intervention services to children, youth, and families which encourage individual growth and promote constructive relationships. They assist with concerns including but not limited to mental health, trauma/exposure to violence, peer relationships, educational goals, youth employment, and family education/support. essential dutiesClinical Services Tasks

  • Provide evidence-based and culturally responsive therapeutic interventions and services to youth and their families.
  • Provide individual and family sessions and demonstrate proficiency in short term clinical work with clients.
  • Learn/review crisis intervention best practices and provide crisis support to assigned clients, as needed.
  • Assist in the development of and co-lead therapeutic groups with a licensed clinical team member.
  • Maintain direct service hours at 50% of total weekly internship/practicum hours. Administrative Tasks
  • Attend weekly individual meetings with Clinical Supervisor to review cases.
  • Participate in employee case consultations and division meetings.
  • Ensure learning goals and education requirements are discussed with Clinical Supervisor at the beginning of each academic quarter/semester.
  • Maintain case records in an accurate and timely manner per all WAC, COA, Medicaid and King County requirements.
  • Maintain effective communication with Clinical Supervisor about schedule changes, vacations, or leave and assist with identifying client coverage as needed.
  • Submit evaluation forms as required by graduate program and review with Clinical Supervisor each academic quarter/semester.
  • Become familiar with agency and community resources for children, youth, and families. job requirementsa. Education and Experience
  • Currently enrolled in a master's degree program in counseling or related field.
  • Previous graduate coursework in counseling.
  • Bachelor's degree in a human services field.
  • Previous work experience with children, youth, and/or young adults preferred.b. Additional Requirements
    • Must satisfactorily pass criminal history check.
    • Must satisfactorily pass tuberculosis (TB) test.
    • Must have reliable transportation and a valid Washington State driver's license (or be able to obtain one by date of employment).
    • Employees and volunteers who operate their own or Friends of Youth vehicles on Friends of Youth business, must have a safe driving record as defined by Friends of Youth.
    • Employees and volunteers who operate their own vehicle(s) on Friends of Youth business must carry auto liability insurance that complies with the requirements of Friends of Youth.
    • Must successfully complete the following health certification requirements within 30 days of employment: CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens.
    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required. There are no exemptions. c. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Able to engage with diverse populations in a culturally responsive manner.
      • Demonstrate a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion by honoring and celebrating diverse characteristics and expressions of personal identity.
      • Strong commitment to Friends of Youth's mission, vision, and values.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Knowledge of coping skills, crisis intervention, and supportive strategies for individuals experiencing homelessness and trauma.
      • Strong group process and facilitation skills.
      • Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of professionals.
      • Able to maintain strong personal and professional boundaries.
      • Proficient skill set with Microsoft Office programs. d. Physical Demands and Work Environment The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time. In this position, you must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and be able to access program locations, including the need to use stairs.We offer:
        • Generous time off including 15 vacation days per year, paid sick leave, 11 paid holidays, 2 social justice leave days per year for full-time employees
        • Health insurance package including medical, dental, vision, 24/7 access to telehealth, long term disability and life insurance
        • Retirement plan with match
        • Transgender Health Benefits Friends of Youth is committed to equity and creating a diverse and inclusive work environment as an equal opportunity employer. We welcome, honor, and celebrate our clients, colleagues, and communities' diverse identities and cultures. For more information, email Compensation details: 0.01-0.01 Yearly SalaryPI2cbe3a92448c-31181-33807942

Keywords: Friends of Youth, Seattle , Clinical Student Intern, Healthcare , North Bend, Washington

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