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Social Wrk, Psychology, OT, RT, Lic. MH Counselor (ID: 105937) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Mid Hudson Psych Center

2834 Route 17M
New Hampton , NY 10958

Division/Unit: OMH

 

Web Site: http://www.omh.ny.gov(New Window)

 

School Affiliation

Cuny Hunter, Cuny John Jay, Suny New Paltz, Mount St. Mary, Suny Albany, Adelphi, Fordham, Marist,


Proposal Information

Description:

Mid-Hudson Forensic serves approximately 285 men and women who have mental health concerns as well as criminal justice involvement in a hospital setting. We are a state operated facility, located in New Hampton, NY, near Middletown and Goshen, in Orange County.
We are currently seeking student interns to work in our Therapeutic Treatment Mall. Our programs are offered to forensic mental health patients mornings, afternoons and evenings, seven days a week. We have a unique and dynamic clinical program which provides student interns spectacular and comprehensive learning opportunities. We offer our own Grand Rounds, as well as Office of Mental Health grand rounds, and specialized training from the department of Psychiatry at Columbia University.
We currently have students from local programs in Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational therapy and Recreation therapy at Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center. At this time, we are offering additional opportunities for Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Licensed Mental Health counselor programs and Rehabilitation Therapy programs. These additional opportunities will work in our treatment mall program. Primary responsibilities would be clinical group work, associated documentation, psychosocial assessments, cultural competence projects and additional learning opportunities as appropriate to the intern and the college/university requirements.

 

Skills:

Good writing skills

Good observation skill

 

Internship Areas: Human Services

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Orange

Number of Interns Needed: 8

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Senior

Degree Concentrations: Human Services, Psychology/Psychiatry, Social Work