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Recreation Therapy Intern

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Insight Memory Care Center

  • 2 people are interested

This is a unique learning opportunity for college-level students that are interested in working with individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (or those going into the geriatric field) and learning about appropriate interventions. Interns will have the opportunity to gain experience assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating programs. Students will work under the supervision of a CTRS and gain experience working with many other healthcare professionals. This internship is for students who are currently working towards achieving their CTRS certification through the NCTRC standards. Students need to be currently enrolled in a Therapeutic Recreation program at their college/university.

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About Insight Memory Care Center

Location:

3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030, US

Mission Statement

To provide specialized care, support and education for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairments, their families, caregivers, and the community through our adult day health and resource center.

Description

Insight Memory Care Center (IMCC), formerly Alzheimer's Family Day Center, is a nonprofit adult day health and resource center providing specialized care, support, and education for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairments, their families, caregivers, and the community. Serving Northern Virginia since 1984, IMCC offers a spectrum of holistic care, with a vision of a community where those affected by memory impairments can achieve the highest quality of life.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3953 PENDER DR.SUITE 100FAIRFAX, VA 22030

(38.86065,-77.33146)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A Recreation Therapy internship is 40 hours a week, for either a total of 12 or 15 weeks.
  • Need to be currently enrolled in an accredited Therapeutic Recreation program in college and have taken all required courses and pre-requisites for the internship. Also need a current CPR/First Aid Certification.

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