Counseling Intern

Job Locations US-AZ-Tucson
Job ID
Intern (Part Time)


The Counseling Intern in Clinical Services gains valuable and diverse field experience by observing and participating in various activities throughout the department.




  • Maintains client files in accordance with ICHD and licensing standards.
  • Completes all training required by licensing and/or agency, or as requested by supervisor.
  • Participates in team meetings; attends other meetings as appropriate, or as requested by supervisor.
  • Maintains an approved schedule and acceptable level of attendance in accordance with the


School’s expectations for internships.




  • Individual and Family Therapy: The Counseling Intern will be tasked with providing therapy to both individuals and families. Examples of presenting issues may include depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, acting out behaviors, or family conflict. The Intern will provide therapy in an office based setting and be provided with ongoing weekly clinical supervision by an independently licensed counselor. The Counseling Intern will receive coaching and instruction on several different therapeutic modalities including, but not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Brief Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing (MI).


    • Intake Assessments:

The Intern will receive training on the completion of intake assessments, including observing several intakes completed by agency employees. The Intern will be given the opportunity to complete intakes and then may complete intakes independently, with the Field Instructor reviewing the completed intakes and providing feedback.

  • Adult Recovery Team (ART)/Child and Family Team (CFT) Meetings: The Intern will observe ART/CFT meetings in order to gain an understanding of how various service providers collaborate on behalf of the needs of a member. An ART/CFT typically includes the member, member’s family, Recovery Coach (Case Manager), Therapist, and other team members.

  • Documentation: The Intern will be responsible for completing clinical documentation, which will include intake assessments and progress notes, in accordance with ICHD and licensing characteristics which will be reviewed by the Field Instructor.


  • Education - Currently enrolled in a MSW program.
  • Experience – One year of full-time behavioral health work experience preferred.
  • Regulatory -


  • 21 years of age
  • Current, valid Arizona Driver’s License, 39 month Motor Vehicle Report and proof of vehicle registration and liability coverage to meet insurance requirements.
  • Has or immediately obtains DPS Level I fingerprint clearance.
  • Initial negative TB test result.


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