Internship Opportunities at Wayside House

Wayside Women’s Treatment Center

Wayside Women's Treatment Center is a gender-specific, residential treatment program that provides treatment to women meeting criteria for chemical dependency or dual diagnosis treatment. This program is typically 45-100 days of residential placement followed by 12 weeks of non-residential treatment and recovery maintenance. Licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselors work with licensed mental health professionals, nursing staff, recovery coaches, and other supplemental services including on-site parenting groups and clinical case management to provide a holistic array of services. 

Wayside Women’s Treatment has one internship/practicum position available each semester. Interns will gain experience in counseling, case management, assessment, crisis intervention, documentation, and group facilitation. Persons interested in applying should email their resume and cover letter to info@waysidehouse.org

Wayside Family Treatment Center

Similar to Women’s Treatment Center, services are provided both in a residential and non residential setting. At Wayside Family Treatment women are able to receive treatment services with their child(ren) living with them. This program is typically 45-100 days of residential treatment followed by 10 weeks of non-residential treatment. The staff consists of a multidisciplinary team of counselors, clinical case managers, parenting specialists, recovery coaches, recovery advocates, nurses, and tele-psychiatry. 

Wayside Family Treatment has one internship/practicum position available each semester. Interns gain experience in counseling, case management, assessment, crisis intervention, documentation, and group facilitation. Persons interested in applying should email their resume and cover letter to CarmenF@waysidehouse.org

Wayside Wellness Center

The Wayside Wellness Center provides integrated and individualized outpatient treatment for women experiencing substance use and mental health disorders. A client’s treatment program is comprised of individual appointments, groups, and independent skill development and practice. Clients attend 5-10 hours of programming each week, either daytime or evening groups.

The Wayside Wellness Center will have one internship/practicum position available each semester starting in the Fall of 2016. Interns will gain experience observing intake interviews, recovery meetings, treatment groups, and individual sessions, and will eventually be able to facilitate some therapeutic groups, individual sessions, Rule 25 assessments, and  case management. Preference is given to internship/practicum applicants with experience or education in co-occurring/dual diagnosis MI/CD populations. Persons interested in applying should email their resumes and cover letter to Jessie@waysidehouse.org.
  

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