Fall 2020 Internship - Springfield, MA

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MA-West Springfield
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Company Overview

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 
* 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 approach has been very successful. Today, more than 3,000 counselors, teachers, and skilled support staff provide Youth Villages' services in 73 locations throughout Tennessee, Indiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, North Carolina, Oregon, Oklahoma, Georgia, Florida, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Ohio. If you are looking for the right place to gain experience from a leading mental health agency, this might be the place for you.



Must be actively pursuing a Master's degree in the Social Service field.






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