OUR FAMILY SERVICES Job Description Title: Therapy Intern Starting Salary: Unpaid Internship Department: New Beginnings division Minimum time commitment: 6 months Reports to: New Beginnings Therapist Minimum hours per week: 10 Primary Purpose: Provides professional therapeutic services to individuals, families or groups receiving services within the New Beginnings division of Our Family. Program /Department Description: The New Beginnings division of Our Family Services provides housing and supportive services to homeless youth, women, and families. Essential Duties: Meets agency standards for: Attendance and punctuality Positive interactions with others Effective work habits Knowledge and skills Judgment and ethics Meets position expectations, including: Provide individual, couples, and group therapy to homeless adults, youth, and families in our programs Conduct intake, psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, and develop treatment plans with each client Provide services in a client-centered and culturally appropriate manner Is available to clients at all hours required by program or contracts Effectively link clients with appropriate community resources and advocate for client needs Participate in actively soliciting feedback from program participants through distributing satisfaction surveys or other approved means Ensure aftercare planning is conducted with clients, whenever appropriate Work cooperatively with members of a larger treatment or service coordination team, either internally within the agency or externally in the larger community Effectively present program curricula for classes or groups Recruit and effectively supervise counseling interns, as needed Maintain accurate program records and client data Meet or exceed program productivity expectations on a regular and sustained basis Other duties as assigned Scheduling flexibility: Interns are expected to be available at times that meet the needs of their clients and the program. Most work is weekdays, but evening hours and weekend work may be required. Qualifications: Must be in a Master’s Level Behavioral Health Program (i.e. Social Work, Counseling) One (1) year experience relevant to position Eligible to receive and maintain state fingerprint clearance Must complete Our Family’s CORE training Strong communication and people skills Ability to work with diverse populations Since position may require driving to client homes or other community locations to provide services, a valid Arizona driver’s license, reliable transportation, current auto insurance, and clean driving record are preferred. Mileage compensation may be available from Our Family, though arrangements must be made with your supervisor for approved mileage in advance. Volunteers are not covered by our insurance to drive agency-owned vehicles or transport clients. Must have the sensory capabilities to locate, engage, assess, and provide services to clients Computer and technological skills necessary to complete program paperwork, keep accurate and timely case records, maintain appropriate correspondence, enter and retrieve client information on a database, use agency email, and locate information on internet.