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Clinical Internship Program

Clinical Internship Program Accepting Applicants for Fall 2022/Spring 2023

Mental Health

The Internship Program is designed to improve students’ professional skills by providing direct and indirect client services, attending additional in-house training, and working under close supervision of a licensed mental health practitioner.

JFS is a great site for students who are looking to make a meaningful impact on the community.

Students will have the opportunity to work with diverse populations as well as a variety of clinical concerns.

At a Glance

    • Perform intakes 5 hours weekly
    • Maintain a case load of 8-10 clients weekly
    • Individual supervision 1 hour weekly
    • Group supervision 1 hour weekly
    • Write progress notes, goals, and treatment plans including DSM-5 diagnosis
    • Coordinate treatment with staff and other providers

Intern Expectations:

  • Commit to internship for two semesters
  • Carry professional liability insurance
  • Maintain file/paperwork compliance
  • Participate in maintaining the work environment
  • Follow all ethical and professional guidelines

Openings

We are accepting applications from Mental Health accredited master’s or PhD programs for FALL 2022/SPRING 2023:

  • Child track (play therapy ages 3-10)
  • Child/Adolescent track (activity therapy ages 10-17)
  • Adult track (ages18+)
  • Bilingual Child/Adolescent track (English/Spanish)

Application Process

Required materials to submit:

1) Curriculum Vitae

2) Cover letter stating your interest in our training program

3) Name and contact information for 2 clinical references

Email materials to:

Sally Neeley, LCSW-S, Clinical Administrator at sneeley@jfsdallas.org

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