We <3 our Interns!
Internships have been an integral part of Sample Supports! We have been able to develop a wide variety of internships based on interests from assisted living, individuals with IDD diagnosis, policies and procedures, foster care, substance abuse and mental health! Our director team, as well as our Chief Operating Officer, have all been a partapart of our internship program. We strive to focus these experiences for each person to gain knowledge, expand their experience, and grow professionally and personally. The experiences within our internship program stay a lifetime as many of our interns end up growing with the company! We strive to foster and develop creativity and excellence without our social workers!
Our internship at Sample Therapy focuses on substance abuse and mental health! This internship is focused on the clinical counseling pieces where co-facilitation is set up with DUI education, DUI Therapy, and Relapse Prevention groups. The processes for intakes are reviewed and clinical counseling skills are developed and encouraged. Sample Therapy also gives insight into the behind the scenes knowledge for counselors and therapists to learn about policies and procedures, tracking, and Medicaid systems.This well-balanced internship program is ideal for individuals looking to hone in on counseling skills working side by side with our clinical team.
Sample Supports offers an internship with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Sample Supports offers a wide range of services and supports where the internship is set up for the applicant's interests. Interns are able to work within behavior services where behavioral assessments, counseling, and training are the focus. We also have interns who enjoy the residential side of things supporting with administrative pieces to ensure health and safety as well as diving into the balance of policies and procedures, behavioral intervention, and family systems work!
Bross Street Assisted Living
Bross Street offers an internship focuses in an environment of assisted living. The internship ranges from providing grief counseling, providing and attending training, policies and procedures, and working with residents. This internship is unique as working within a home can be a supportive and interesting environment. We have residents experiencing changes in ability, dementia, and grief. This internship works closely with our clinical team to be creative in finding adaptive and clinical treatment plans for each resident. Some residents might benefit from grief counseling, where some might benefit from getting connected with resources and supports. This internship offers a wide variety of experiences to develop clinical skills.
Our Foster Care Program offers an internship that supports interns in developing and creating large level plans, recruitment, and engagement with home studies, families, and clinical teams. This internship allows for extensive training and develops independence, clinical judgment and knowledge of the foster care systems. Our interns are working with our LCSW team to conduct home studies and working directly with families who are dedicated to providing supportive and loving homes to children. Our foster care program focuses not only on the current families, but also getting connected with resources, supports, and offering information to potential foster care families. This internship allows for community connections, relationship development, and more!