Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.
Experience the kind of internship that will change lives... the lives of troubled youth, their families, and your own. Youth Villages' commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans more than 30 years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services including:
* Home-Based Counseling (Intercept)
* LifeSet Transitional Living Services
Intern placement with a specific program within each office is determined during the interview process and depends on the current availability, the student's experience and education level, and the academic requirements of the program.
At the Master's level, graduate students will have the opportunity to:
* Shadow counselors
* Assist with clinical assessments and documentation
* Learn our medical records system
* Carry a case or assist a counselor with implementing family, individual or group therapy
* Participate in treatment team and consultation meetings as well as receive individual supervision.
Our programs use treatment models that have been proven effective including:
* Multisystemic Therapy
* Multidimensional Foster Care
* Family Treatment Model
Our approach has been very successful. Today, more than 3,000 counselors, teachers, and skilled support staff provide Youth Villages' services throughout Tennessee, Indiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, North Carolina, Oregon, Oklahoma, Georgia, Florida, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Ohio, and Louisiana. If you are looking for the right place to gain experience from a leading mental health agency, this might be the place for you.
This will be a paid internship opportunity!
Must be pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in the Social Service field.
Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement
As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.
Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.