Friday, November 18, 2022

Urban Indian Health Internship Opening- SPRING OR SUMMER

 

Urban Indian Health Internship Program – Counseling/Mental Health/Case 
Management  
Full Internship Announcement HERE

AGENCY OVERVIEW

Native American Lifelines Inc. (NAL) is a small nonprofit community-based agency in
 Baltimore, MD, with an additional service location in Boston, MA. NAL serves American Indians/Alaskan Natives, primarily providing health education, health promotion, 
case management, substance abuse counseling, dental services, transportation, and 
support groups.

NAL has a staff of 10-15 full time employees, various contractors and a growing 
behavioral health internship/externship program. Our program is part of a network 
of 42 Urban Indian Health

POSITION SUMMARY
Interns (Counseling/Mental Health/Case Management) will gain practical work experience 
in the area of counseling, behavioral health, addictions and social human services. This 
position will be supervised by licensed individuals (Licensed Social Worker and Licensed Counselor)
 in assisting and possibly leading individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, 
and outreach. Individuals will perform intakes, provide behavioral health assessments, 
and assist with appropriate referrals. Interns may perform other related tasks that are 
a part of the agency's operation. Expect to work 8-16 hours per week depending on 
your program requirements, as well as various activities and programing provided.

Bachelor’s-level Interns

 Assist with the development and provide outreach workshops and lectures to
community.
 Observe therapy sessions
 Assist with the development programs and groups.
 Co-Facilitate community events
 Assist therapists and case managers with cases – resourcing, follow up, and scheduling

EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND/OR EXPERIENCE
 For direct care-oriented internships: Must have or be working towards a graduate
degree in a human services-based field
 For administrative support-oriented internships: Must have or be working towards a
bachelors degree in a human services-based field (psychology/family studies)
 Able and willing to establish and conduct healthy relationships that encourage
accountability, personal growth and responsibility,
 Organized (people and task oriented) and possess strong written, oral and interpersonal
communication
 Culturally competent and aware
 Commitment to work through an anti-racist lens (active and conscious effort to work
against multidimensional aspects of racism (e.g., evidence of educating self about privilege,
histories of race, and historically oppressed voices.)
 Background check clearance
 May require strenuous activity at times

HOW TO APPLY: 
To apply, please email the following documents to the Senior Clinician Samantha and Clinical Director
Mercia at samantha@nativelifelines.org and mercia@nativelifelines.org.

 Resume
 Cover letter (indicating interest)
 Three references—1 professional, 1 academic, 1 personal
 Writing sample (if applying to clinical)