Mental Health Coordinator Intern

  • Position: Exempt, Full-time
  • Reports To: Licensed Senior Care Manager
  • Date Posted: Jul/2/2021

Job Purpose/Description

Care Solace is seeking a motivated intern who is currently working on an advanced degree in Social Work, Psychology or Sociology and is ready to apply knowledge of best practices and processes in a fast-paced, real-world environment. We can provide assignments in both Administration and Community Development. The intern will assist in writing reports, analyzing data, and making recommendations. This will be a valuable experience for any student pursuing a career in assisting people in need and will prepare them for managerial and leadership roles in the future.

This provides at a minimum of 20 hours a week assignment in supporting students, staff members and their respective families from school institutions located across the United States.

The student will work in the Care Coordinator Department, managed by the Executive Director. The goal is to assist the organization and the team to deliver the highest level of service and care coordination to those in need of mental health and substance use disorder services.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop interorganizational relationships with mental health organizations in various states across the country. Building relationships that result in a knowledge based network of mental health resources for clients.
  • Increase understanding of various agency policies, programs, systems, and processes.
  • Create materials to educate consumers about types of mental health care.
    Implement distribution of materials.
  • Complete case study of Care Solace effectiveness of mental health care coordination compared to nationwide data.
  • Attend internal administration meetings.
  • Determine effectiveness of internal Care Companion operating procedures and cost effectiveness of specific operating procedures or positions.
  • Conduct needs assessment related to mental health care coordination.
  • Exposure to different processes and systems.
  • Analyze how much of Care Solace business/practice upholds the NASW Code of Ethics.
  • Work closely with the Licensed Senior Care Manager, Executive Director of Care Coordination, Director of Community Resources and Customer Success Team on special projects related to customer retention and provider outreach.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 2nd year graduate student pursuing a career in Social Work, Psychology, or another related field.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills

Learning Experience

By assisting in the development of interorganizational relationships with mental health organizations in various states across the country, the student will learn about the different systems across the country, building important relationships at the micro, mezzo and macro level. This opportunity provides practical experience in analysis and support of clients seeking mental health assistance. Additionally, the student will learn about the needs of students in school systems across the country.

Benefits

  • Pay $13.00/hour
  • Practical experience with varied business activities
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with experienced and accomplished business professionals.
  • Opportunity to attend business meetings and networking events.
  • Flexible schedule for students

Working Conditions

Office environment.

Physical Requirements

Standing and sitting.

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