What does this position entail
BF Empowerment Center provides mental health services to individuals, couples, and families that have been marginalized. Additionally, we offer Intensive Home Based Treatment to adolescent client with severe mental health diagnoses. As well as, employment services, vocational counseling, and case management to improve the clients' functioning their community. Furthermore, we offer substance use treatment to clients. We specialize in working with marginalized populations (racial minorities, sexual minorities, women, veterans, etc.)
What will you learn:
You'll learn how to diagnose mental health disorders (DSM-V), develop a treatment plans, provide counseling sessions, complete discharges, incident reports, deal with clients in crisis, and timely documentation practices. We use a integrated telehealth platform to provide services to clients.
Why we do this:
As a result of our services clients will have increased joy and learn to achieve their goals! Clients will also be educated, empowered, and become more determined. We strive to provide programs and Evidence Based Treatment that: (1) helps families stay together longer, (2) build healthier and more fulfilling relationships, (3) decreases violence in the home, school, and community as well as (4) become more effective advocates.
Why we offer a paid internship:
BF Empowerment believes that it is not only our job to empower clients but to empower students as well. We understand that working as an intern and taking care of one's responsibilities is challenging. We want you to be able to choose your education and accomplish your long term goals. Additionally, we offer flexible schedules for our interns.