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Victim Services and Counseling Center Intern

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Community Advocates for Family & Youth,Inc,

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Intern Job Description
Opportunities in Victim Services and Counseling Center

This program will run from the 2021 to 2022 school year

Job Description
Are you looking to help people who have experienced trauma, develop their clinical skills or grow their
social services abilities? Looking to work with a diverse population and team? If so, Community
Advocates for Family and Youth is the team for you.
CAFY provides a safe and quality learning environments for interns to build skills, manage caseloads,
learn about trauma, stress and deal with issues that affect the community’s mental health and well-
being. We pride ourselves on working holistically and using a trauma-informed care model that
encourages our client’s strengths.
We focus on self-care. Our typical 4-day work schedule is 10 am to 8 pm Monday through Wednesday,
Thursday 9 am to 5 pm, first and third Saturdays. (as needed).
Opportunities
Work with diverse populations of individuals, groups, couples, families, and the community
o to improve mental health and assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life and
making changes
o to provide support in high stress and traumatic situations
 Gain an understanding of community resources
 Receive constructive clinical supervision from LCSW-C or LPC
 Learn and develop real skills and knowledge on clinical approaches including but not limited to
CBT, TF-CBT Sand Tray, and Play therapy
 Gain knowledge in providing client-centered, trauma-informed care services
 Work within a professional team
o to develop and implement new policies and procedures
o to make effective change for the agency, clients, and community
 Learn to develop, prepare and maintain required documentation including progress notes,
treatment plans, victim services plan and reports surrounding supervisees
Qualifications
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Ability to leverage internal and external resources as a part of the client treatment plan
 Ability to work well independently/in-group/ team settings

Great opportunity for:

 Social Worker or Counseling Students
 Criminal Justice, Pre-Law, Women’s or Human Rights, Advocacy students

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About Community Advocates for Family & Youth,Inc,

Location:

9201 Basil Court, Suite 160, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774, US

Mission Statement

Educate, Embrace and Empower those harmed, affected, or impacted by crime on their journey to justice and healing.

Description

CAFY is a victims' services agency in Prince George's County. Our Advocates, Counselors and Intake Specialists help victims reduce trauma, hold offenders accountable, and stabilize their lives after crime

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Fort Washington, MD 20744

(38.74782,-76.99886)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This program will run from the 2021 to 2022 school year
  • This program will run from the 2021 to 2022 school year

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