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ChildServe Internship -Master's Social Work or Mental Health Counseling- Clinical Concentration in Johnston, Iowa

Internship -Master's Social Work or Mental Health Counseling- Clinical Concentration

Internships Johnston, Iowa



We have an exciting opportunity for a Master's level Social Work or Mental Health Counseling student to intern at ChildServe! What You'll Do

  • Research topics of interest for families/patients and staff.

  • Use research to maintain parent handouts and develop presentations.

  • Observe assessment and therapeutic sessions within mental health to identify treatment providers for psychological disorders and the training required for each.

  • Present cases orally and in writing.

  • Conduct comprehensive assessment interviews with supervision.

  • Conduct individual, family and group therapy with supervision.

  • Other clinical and social work related tasks as agreed.

    What You'll Need

  • Enrollment in a Master’s of Social Work or Mental Health Counseling program

  • Ability to work independently with basic verbal and written instructional guidance from others.

  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships and demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

  • Must exercise confidentiality regarding the affairs of clients, staff, their families, and Child

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, and ability to proficiently learn new software programs.

  • Ability to interpret and follow applicable policies, procedures, and regulations.

  • Ability to communicate in English effectively for understanding, in writing and verbally.

  • Understanding of counseling skills such as active listening, reflecting and summarizing and desire to learn and strengthen.

  • Experience managing both remote and in person tasks and communication effectively.

  • This position may be subject to COVID-19 safety requirements. If applicable, specific requirements will be discussed during the interview process

    Schedule/Time Frame

  • Schedule negotiable; afternoon/early evening availability ideal

  • Time frame negotiable, one semester to one academic year

    This internship is an unpaid opportunity. The role can be offered to those applicants seeking course credit and/or specific college internship requirements.