The Behavioral Health Internship Academy offers interns excellent clinical training and experience in the assessment and treatment of a diverse range of mental health challenges and substance use disorders with a population that includes children, adolescents, families, and adults across a variety of settings.
- Full-time or part-time paid or volunteer internship, working real-life experiences in the field of behavioral health.
- Opportunities to observe practices of multiple programs, shadow clinicians in clinical settings, and complete assessments.
Junior or senior level undergraduate students pursuing a degree in psychology, sociology, social work, or other human services fields.
Training in completing assessments including
- Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
- American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
- Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Screening
- National Outcome Measurements (NOMS)
Building Relationship Skills
Working on cultivating relationships, with the individuals and families we serve, is a core value of Community Healthcore. The Behavioral Health Internship Academy hones in on building relationships by training interns on Mental Health First Aid. This training focuses on providing the tools to those who are at risk of suicide or self-harm, by listening non-judgmentally, having appropriate conversations, and being comfortable asking difficult questions.
Bowie, Cass, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Panola, Red River, Rusk, and Upshur Counties