Internship Openings

Child Services

Master's Level Internships

Therapeutic Foster Care - Social Work (Fall and Spring)

Therapeutic Foster Care provides family and individual services for children in the custody of the Department of Human Services who are in need of a more intensive and supportive home placement, compared to regular foster home placement.  Staff members and interns who work with these children must possess the following qualities and skills: empathy, strong personal boundaries, patience, flexibility, optimism, good self-care, and the ability to work with a multi-agency team.  .

Therapeutic Foster Care currently has an opening for one Master of Social Work intern.  The intern must be willing to commit to a two-semester placement (Fall and Spring), in order to minimize disruption for the children in the program.  Internship hours will vary, and can be accommodated Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m..

Springdale Therapeutic Day Treatment - Social Work (Summer and/or Fall)

Therapeutic Day Treatment is a treatment setting that provides children and adolescents therapeutic services in an academic setting.  These children and adolescents attend Day Treatment in lieu of traditional public school and they work on issues such as anger managment, self control, and coping skills while also receiving treatment for emotional disturbances.  Therapeutic Day Treatment is best suited for an intern who has a few days or so per week to invest in the site.  Look forward to doing Individual and Family Therapy, Group Therapy, multidisciplinary staffings, and treatment planning, all within a great team atmosphere and within a school setting on our main Springdale Ozark Guidance campus.

Therapeutic Day Treatment has an opening for one Master of Social Work intern for the Summer and one Master of Social Work intern for the Fall 2017semester. Internship hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Washington County School Based Services - Counseling (Summer and/or Fall)

In Washington County School Based services, Ozark Guidance clients are treated within the school setting in an attempt to limit disruption to the education process.  These children and adolescents receive individual therapy, family therapy, and case management in an attempt to help them cope with stressors related to family issues, behavior issues, and emotional disturbances.  

School Based Services of Washington County has openings for two Master of Counseling students for the 2017 Summer and five Master of Counseling students for the 2017 Fall semester.  The students will be assigned to one or two experienced school based clinicians to work collaboratively in providing counseling and therapy services.  Students will gain experience in providing individual and family counseling services.  The students must have reliable transportation.  Experience working with children and adolescents and a desire to work in the field of school-based services after graduation is preferred.  Internship hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Washington County School Based Services - Social Work (Summer and/or Fall)

In Washington County School Based services, Ozark Guidance clients are treated within the school setting in an attempt to limit disruption to the education process.  These children and adolescents receive individual therapy, family therapy, and case management in an attempt to help them cope with stressors related to family issues, behavior issues, and emotional disturbances.  

School Based Services of Washington County has openings for two Master of Social Work students for the 2017 Summer and three Master of Social Work students for the Fall 2017 semester.  The students will be assigned to one or two experienced school based clinicians to work collaboratively in providing counseling and therapy services.  Students will gain experience in providing individual and family counseling services.  The students must have reliable transportation.  Experience working with children and adolescents and a desire to work in the field of school-based services after graduation is preferred.  Internship hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rogers and Bentonville School Based Services - Social Work (Fall)

Individual, group, and family therapy services are provided to children and adolescents in our Benton County School Based services .  The interns will gain experience in diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, individual, family and group therapy skills as well as working with a multidisciplinary team.

There is currently an opening for two Master of Social Work interns for the Fall 2017 semester.  The School Based program serves Rogers and Bentonville school districts.  Internship hours vary but occur Monday - Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Reliable transportation is a must.  A desire to work with children and adolescents is preferred.

Rogers and Bentonville School Based Services - Counseling (Summer and/or Fall)

School Based services are provided to children and adolescents in the school setting on the campus of Rogers or Bentonville schools. Individual, group, and family therapy services are provided to children and adolescents in this school setting.

There is currently an opening for two Master of Counseling interns (first placement) and two Master of Counseling interns (second placement) for the Fall 2017 semester.  There is an opening for one Master of Counseling intern (second placement) for Summer 2017.  These placements will be in the Rogers and Bentonville public schools.  Internship hours vary but occur Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Reliable transportation is a must.  A desire to work with children and adolescents is preferred.

Bachelor's Level Internships

Washington County School Based Services - BSW (Summer or Fall)

School Based Services of Washington County has one opening for a Bachelor of Social Work student for the 2017 Fall semester and one Bachelor of Social Work student for the Summer.  Interns will work directly with a School Based social worker in a Springdale elementary school.  Internship applicants must have reliable transportation.  Experience working with children and adolescents is preferred.    Internship hours are flexible, but will occur Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Rogers and Bentonville School Based Services - BSW (Fall)

School Based services are provided to children and adolescents in the school setting on the campus of Rogers or Bentonville schools. Individual, group, and family therapy services are provided to children and adolescents in this school setting.

There is currently an opening for two Bachelor of Social Work interns for the Fall 2017 semester. This placement will be in the Rogers and Bentonville public schools.  Internship hours vary but occur Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Reliable transportation is a must.  A desire to work with children and adolescents is preferred.

Springdale Therapeutic Day Treatment - BSW (Summer and/or Fall)

Therapeutic Day Treatment is a treatment setting that provides children and adolescents therapeutic services in an academic setting. These children and adolescents attend Day Treatment in lieu of traditional public school and they work on issues such as anger managment, self control, and coping skills while also receiving treatment for emotional disturbances.

Therapeutic Day Treatment is best suited for an intern who has a few days or so per week to invest in the site. Interns provide individual interventions with the students, psychoeducational group work, and assistance with academic needs, all within a great team atmosphere and within a school setting on our main Springdale Ozark Guidance campus. Therapeutic Day Treatment has an opening for one Bachelor of Social Work student for the Summer and three Bachelor of Social Work students for the 2017 Fall semester. Internship hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Adult Services

Masters Level Internships

Springdale Adult Outpatient Services - Social Work (Summer, Fall and Spring)

Adult Services in Springdale is seeking an intern who will be assisting in the overall program development and enhancement of services for Co-Occurring Programming, particularly around the development of the substance abuse area as it relates to the Medicaid Transformation.  This intern will be tasked with familiarizing self with the changes to Medicaid Outpatient Behavioral Health Services and assist with program and staff development that align with these requirements, assist with changes to electronic forms to align with requirements for documentation and service deliverables, as well as completing random audits on services provided.  The position is anticipated to have minimal direct client care, but some Diagnostic Intakes, Treatment Plans, and Individual or Group Psychotherapy may also be needed in an adult outpatient clinic setting.

Springdale Adult Outpatient has an opening for one Master of Social Work student for the Summer or Fall and Spring 2017-2018 semesters.  This position would best fit an intern who plans to spend two semesters in the same placement. Internship hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Bachelors Level Internships