This is an unpaid internship. Candidates for this internship should be enrolled in a in master’s level program focusing on mental health services (Counseling or Social Work) and should have the majority of course work completed. This is an opportunity for someone who is looking to complete their practicum and internship. Generally, this would take about a year in length to complete.
Schedule would be about 3 days per week (8:30am - afternoon/ hours could vary).
Issues that this role often deal with include: mood, relationships, trauma, suicidality, healthy coping strategies, and personality disorders. We are looking for candidates who what to focus on these topics.
The candidate will be cofacilitating therapy groups, individual therapy, participating in multidisciplinary staffing, shadowing other BH providers and programs, conducting intakes, participating in weekly 1 on 1 supervision and completing all necessary paperwork and documentation associated with patient interactions.
The candidate will also be involved with our Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP). This is a short-term program that utilizes a variety of cognitive-behavioral and dialectical behavioral techniques. Potential candidates should have sufficient knowledge with these areas.
Gundersen Health System provides a professional hands-on experience tailored to meet the interests of the interns in conjunction with the current activities of the department. Internships are available to students who have graduated from or are currently enrolled in an associate's, bachelors or master’s degree program.
Performs job-related responsibilities as requested.
|Scope of the Job|
|Age Specific Population Served||Unit/Department Specific
|OSHA Category||Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.|
|Education and Experience:|
|Required||Post High School education in a specialized field:
Currently in or graduated from an Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's Program in a related field.
|Desired||1 year in a related field.|
|Computer Systems/Software/Applications||use Microsoft Office Products, Adobe and other similar applications|
|Communication||communicate with ease on a professional level|
|General - All Positions||use listening skills to identify important information in oral communication|
|General - All Positions||perceive and respond sensitively to the needs of others|
|General - All Positions||have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development|
|General - All Positions||work cooperatively with a wide variety of people|
|Leadership||plan, organize, execute assignments to meet deadlines|
|Leadership||work independently: self-disciplined|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||be flexible|
|License and Certifications|
|Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position|
|Sitting||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)|
|Static Standing||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)|
|Walking/Standing||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Reaching - Shoulder Level|
|Reaching - Below Shoulder||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
|Reaching - Above Shoulder|
|Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation||Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)|
|Balance - Right Leg|
|Balance - Left Leg|
|Lifting - Floor to Waist||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Waist to Overhead||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Other||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)||Number of lbs: 0-25|
|Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet)||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Short Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Right Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Left Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force)||Number of lbs:|
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|Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work).
|Behavioral Health Internship|
Equal Opportunity Employer