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Position Opening : Intensive Outpatient Day Treatment Internship - St. Cloud

Position: Intensive Outpatient Day Treatment Internship - St. Cloud
Program Name:Catholic Charities Day Services - Child and Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Programs/Day Treatment
Location:1726 7th Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN 56301
Job Summary:Catholic Charities IOP/Day Treatment Program is a year-round collaborative effort between ISD#742 and Catholic Charities of St. Cloud Residential & Day Services. This is a school-based co-located program providing intensive therapeutic services to children who are identified as meeting medical necessity for this level of care based on their mental health diagnosis and an effort to maintain them within their community setting.  Our clients range in age from 6 through 18 years of age and carry mental health diagnoses which significantly impair their functioning across settings.

Services provided include:  Group psychotherapy, individual psychotherapy, group skills training (social skills, self-regulation, therapeutic skills, leisure, recreation/large motor), in-home family psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and transition services.

Job Summary:   Interns will work closely with the clinical team members and graduate-level interns on a variety of tasks, including program coordination with the services listed above. Undergraduate interns will assist with supporting and supervising clients in the therapy program and providing general assistance to clinicians where needed. Undergraduate-level interns will gain exposure to group psychotherapy, clinical skills groups and social skills for various age groups and may assist in planning/preparing curriculum for groups. Undergraduate interns assist in planning and preparing for groups (including curriculum planning) and will also administer assessments/inventories.  Clinical documentation may include assisting with daily progress notes and weekly goal reviews. Interns will become familiar with clinical documentation, including treatment plans and diagnostic reports.
The internship will provide interns with an opportunity to develop the following skill sets:
  • Experience providing structured mental health programming for elementary through high school ages.
  • Experience working with a diverse group of children with complex mental health needs.
  • Experience in clinical data collection, client case reviews, and needs assessments.
  • Experience in working with a school-based mental health collaborative model of care.
Hours:Approx. 24-32 hours per week for credit with an academic supervisor. Minimum of 400 hours.
Education:Pursuing a degree in a related area.
Duration:School year (Fall & Spring) & Summer opportunities
Position Available:Year round
Application Forms and Required Info:To apply: Interested candidates can contact the clinical supervisor listed below to inquire about the position. A Catholic Charities internship application will be required along with the candidates graduate program internship documentation requirements with criminal background  checks as part of the application process.
Person to Contact:Child and Adolscent Intensive Outpatient Programs/Day Treatment
1726 7th Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN 56301
Contact person: Rebecca Fonss
Phone number: 320-345-0732
Mailing address: Catholic Charities PO Box 2390 St Cloud, MN 56302
Email address of contact person: rfonss@ccstcloud.org
Website address: www.ccstcloud.org

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