• Student Intern

    Job Locations US-AZ-Sells
    Job ID
    Intern (Full Time)
    Mental and Behavior Health
  • Overview

    The Tohono O’Odham Community College Social Services intern gains valuable and diverse field experience by participating in various activities throughout the department. 



    • Establish and Maintain approved schedule in accordance with the schools’ expectations for internships
    • Complete all training required by licensing and/or agency, or as requested by field instructor



    • Groups Skills Training: The intern will shadow skills training groups as deemed appropriate by the field instructor. These groups would be addressing the following topics: Anger management, healthy relationships, communication skills, dealing with stress and development of coping skills.
    • Intake Assessments: The intern will be given the opportunity to observe 1-2 intake assessments.
    • Special Assignments: The intern may work on special assignments designated to them by the field instructor.
    • Adult Recover 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 or case manager, counselor and other team members.
    • Documentation: The intern will learn the basics about clinical documentation in accordance with ICHD and licensing standards.
    • Meetings: The intern will participate in Team meetings when appropriate and schedule permits. The intern may be given the opportunity to attend other meetings such as clinical rounds, care management clinical review and meetings coordinated through the RBHA.


    • Education – Currently enrolled at Tohono O’odham Community College in one of the social service programs (including substance abuse programming)
    • Experience – Some experience in the behavioral health field is preferred
    • Regulatory
    • 21 years of age
    • Eligible for DPS Level I fingerprint clearance.
    • Current initial negative TB test (less than 6 months prior to start)



    • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
    • Computer literate, to include proficiency with Microsoft Office Systems, Word and Outlook applications; working knowledge of databases and electronic health records (EHR).


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