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Counseling/Mental Health Intern

Covenant Youth Empowerment Atlanta ,GA
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Job Description

Summary of Position:

Covenant Youth Empowerment is looking for a Counseling/Mental Health Intern interested in learning all aspects of the counseling/mental health field. The intern who fills this position should expect to learn the field from top to bottom and will complete this program ready to enter any mental health agency with excellent skills. The Counseling/Mental Health Intern will gain practical work experience in the area of counseling, behavioral health, mental health, addictions and social human services. This intern position
supports the promotion of individual growth in the clients of Covenant Youth Empowerment through outreach, assessment, connection, case management and accountability.

It is essential that applicants to this position have strong communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and understand the importance of attending to even the smallest details. This is a very exciting opportunity for a young therapist/mental health professional and we look forward to working with the intern hired as they grow their skills at our company.

 

Schedule: Flexible hours M-F

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Assists in client intake process

- Conducts client consultation and collaborates with other agency professionals

- Attends appropriate meetings, including staff meetings and other meetings with clinical staff

- Identifies agency resources, services and systems

- Completes hosting agency orientation; policies, procedures, meeting staff

- Prepares for client sessions including reading case notes and any other specific research and evaluation of client problems, etc.

- Participates in small group supervision/seminar preparation

- Maintains client records both written and electronic

- Coordinates partner agency services and visits

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Knowledge and basic skills in counseling practices and methods
- Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities conducted
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing and to prepare written and electronic documents
- Ability to communicate orally, both in person and by telephone
- Ability to travel to meetings, other campuses and counseling sites
- Ability to establish rapport with others as a requisite for healthy and therapeutic relationships
- Ability to present oneself in an appropriately personable and professional manner to students and staff
- Ability to receive and utilize constructive feedback regarding performance, presentation and relationships with others
- Ability to be both consistent and flexible as circumstances warrant
- Ability to effectively weigh and evaluate personal needs, client needs and the aims and policies of the agency and to respond and negotiate these competing needs as appropriate
- Ability to remain calm and supportive in psychological emergencies and/or crises when provided with appropriate supervision and direction
- An enhanced level of self-awareness as to how he or she relates to others and an ability to effectively modulate this personal style as conditions warrant
- Ability to communicate via computer email

 

Education/Experience:

- Previous experience working with or volunteering with people in recovery, homeless, or felons is desirable.

- Completion of a degree program in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health, or Psychology

Company Description
Covenant Youth Empowerment is a mental health and behavioral health counseling service. CYE's mission is to provide services that bring normalcy to the lives of the clients we serve. Our core values are patience, integrity, respect, love, and creativity.

Our approach to treatment focuses on the strengths of the client, not their weaknesses. By doing so, we create support systems, present growth opportunities and services that promote good mental health.

Those qualities in combination with a staff of patient, loving, caring, and qualified professionals make us an unbeatable team. We are a CORE Agency providing community based (home, schools, and other community places). We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality of care to clients, with ages ranging from 5 years to 64 years. Our clients come from diverse backgrounds and have various mental health and/or counseling needs.

We are currently seeking outpatient Master's, Associate Licensed, and fully Licensed Therapists.

Covenant Youth Empowerment

Covenant Youth Empowerment is a mental health and behavioral health counseling service. CYE's mission is to provide services that bring normalcy to the lives of the clients we serve. Our core values are patience, integrity, respect, love, and creativity. Our approach to treatment focuses on the strengths of the client, not their weaknesses. By doing so, we create support systems, present growth opportunities and services that promote good mental health. Those qualities in combination with a staff of patient, loving, caring, and qualified professionals make us an unbeatable team. We are a CORE Agency providing community based (home, schools, and other community places). We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality of care to clients, with ages ranging from 5 years to 64 years. Our clients come from diverse backgrounds and have various mental health and/or counseling needs. We are currently seeking outpatient Master's, Associate Licensed, and fully Licensed Therapists.

Address

3469 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Atlanta, GA
USA

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