Community Family Resource Team (CFRT) Intern
- Interns would work with therapists to provide weekly trauma-informed individual and family therapy to households involving children/adolescents, parents/caregivers, and other involved family members that have expressed interest in services.
- Therapy is intended to address problematic behaviors, improve family functioning, and act as a protective factor against escalating involvement by DHS.
- This program provides voluntary in-home services, and requires reliable transportation.
- Our organization’s constituents will receive premier service and be connected with the best Family Tree staff member to meet their needs.
- Interns assist with cases referred to the Community Family Resource Team (CFRT) program by Jefferson and Adams County DHS workers.
- The goal of CFRT is to improve well-being for families and divert children from out-of-home placement.
Training & Support
Once onboarded and trained, interns would function autonomously in this role, and may work from home when not providing direct services.
Internship hours require some flexibility, and afternoon/evening availability to accommodate client work/school schedules.
- This position is for MSW Concentration (2nd year) students with prior experience counseling.
- Basic psychotherapy and case management cases would be assigned for interns to conduct independently, and more intensive family/individual therapy would be provided with the oversight of a masters-level therapist.
- Becoming part of the Family Tree team, providing solutions for families in crisis to become safe, strong and self-reliant.
- Work experience to enhance the strength of your resume, including the flexibility to tailor the position to meet your interests and talents.
Mileage may be reimbursed.
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and brief cover letter to Rebekah Hawthorne, Director of Volunteer Engagement at email@example.com.