Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Intern - Unpaid

Pay Range: Unpaid
Organization's Mission: Empowering people to heal and build better lives. The diversity of our staff is mission critical to how we serve and help empower our clients. We strive to create an environment of inclusivity and spaces for all to be who they truly are.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: EEOC Statement: Odyssey House is an equal-opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
Position Summary: Odyssey House is seeking Mental Health Interns! We are looking for first and second year Masters level students.

Summary: Odyssey House's Mission is "Empowering people to heal and build better lives." We are dedicated to helping individuals and families reclaim their lives through effective substance use treatment, prevention, and mental health services. Our programs address education, job skills, healthcare, sober housing, behavioral management, and aftercare support to ensure lifelong success. Odyssey’s services truly address each aspect of the individual, producing whole-person change.

First-year interns are unpaid. Successful first-year interns experienced at Odyssey House are given priority selection for paid second-year paid internship positions. Second-year interns are eligible for a $3,000 stipend.
Primary Responsibilities: Position Description:

* Appropriately diagnose mental health and substance-related conditions using the DSM V
* Appropriately assess client needs using the American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement Criteria.
* Utilize the Therapeutic Community model as the main component of treatment.
* Conduct individual, family, and group therapy as assigned.
* Develop an effective level of rapport with clients on caseload while maintaining healthy boundaries.
* Complete thorough and effective assessments in required time frames, such as funding extension requests.
* Coordinate client psychiatric evaluations and other wrap-around services to provide effective care.
* Complete treatment planning within a required time frame.
* Utilize motivational techniques to retain and support client progress.
* Actively utilize the treatment team for clinical support on caseload.
* Participate in extracurricular activities with clients.
* Connect clients to community resources.
* Complete service documentation within the appropriate client management system within 24 hours.
* Accurately document services using ASAM Dimensional Analysis format, including all required elements.
* Proactively involve and communicate with collateral supports, including family, significant others, probation officers, judges, caseworkers, and others.
* Document all incidents immediately and report as required.
* Complete accurate and thorough client reports in required time frames, such as court reports.
*Other duties as assigned.

Candidate Qualities:

* Passion for Community Service and helping others to realize their own potential.
* Communication Skills to problem solve directly with clients and other staff.
* Reliability to fill their support staff shifts and deliver on position responsibilities.
* Self-Starter qualities to independently address issues and needs in our organization's community.
* Teachable - Willingness to learn and grow in their position.
Desired Qualifications: Licensure / Education / Prior Experience Required:

* Working toward Masters degree in social work, mental health counseling, or marriage and family therapy
* Be in the first or second year of an accredited masters level mental health program
* You must pass a criminal background check if working with children or vulnerable adult populations.
* First Aid and CPR Certification (will receive at Odyssey House if accepted)
* Must comply with annual TB tests and annual Flu and Covid immunizations.
* Must meet employment eligibility.

All employees and interns of Odyssey House are required to adhere to: Odyssey House mission, philosophy, and scope of service; Division of Human Services Code of Conduct and all other relevant service contract requirement standards; ensuring a safe environment for all clients and staff; providing exemplary customer service to both internal and external customers; fostering a positive work environment; ensuring high-quality client care within the scope of the assigned position.

Each intern and employee is expected to clearly understand roles and responsibilities regarding the following: Specific job position, time management, personnel file requirements, client record system, incident reporting, mandatory training requirements, maintaining proper client boundaries, and individual rights of clients and staff.

Physical Demands of the Job: Ability to lift up to 15 lbs., drive (or adequate alternate transportation), sit for prolonged periods, and perform light to moderate physical activity at times.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: None
How to Apply: Click on the link below!
Location: Salt Lake City


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Contact: Scott Petersen
Phone: 385-200-0537