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Community Forensics (ID: 105942) for Fall 2017


Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Ave - location 75 New Scotland Ave(CDPC
Albany , NY 12208

Division/Unit: Forensics - Community


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


School Affiliation

SUNY - Albany

Proposal Information


The Community Forensics intern will work with OMH staff in Community Forensics that impact persons with serious mental illness who are involved in the criminal justice system. Interns will assist with data collection, program monitoring and program implementation. On a daily basis, the intern would assist staff in monitoring activities such as utilization of forensic mental health housing, and obtaining clinical information and updates on existing housing beds. Work with Police Mental Health & Suicide Prevention trainings, Jail Mental Health data collection, surveys of existing services and development of performance indicators and monitoring. Hours may increase to 25/week during semester and summer breaks.



Writing Skills


Program Evaluation

Recognize criminal histories.


Internship Areas: Criminal Justice/Corrections, Human Services, Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Graduate Student

Degree Concentrations: Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Human Services, Legal Studies, Social Science, Social Work