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Strict and Intensive Supervision and Treatment (ID: 109171) for Fall 2022


Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Ave
Albany , NY 12229
E-Mail: naomi.freeman@omh.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 549-5000

Division/Unit: Division of Forensic Services


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


School Affiliation

University at Albany

Proposal Information


The intern will work with the Strict and Intensive Supervision and Treatment (SIST) team to:
1) Create policies and procedures to establish a virtual treatment program so that clients in under-served areas can attend individual and group treatment via iPads.
2) Prepare a quarterly Research Bulletin.
3) Assist with the maintenance of a resource library of books, articles, reports, etc. related to sex offender management (utilizing Endnote).
4) Update the sex offender treatment best practices manual by reviewing the empirical literature.
5) Assist in the development of a survey of community treatment providers.
6) Assist in the development of the SIST community treatment plans by contacting community treatment providers, preparing referral documentation, and drafting components of the treatment plans.
7) Attend monthly SIST meetings between OMH, DOCCS, community treatment providers and assist SIST staff with documenting risk factors, progress in treatment, and next steps.



Proficient in the use of Microsoft apps

Strong writing skills

Ability to read/synthesize research



Internship Areas: Criminal Justice/Corrections, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

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, Psychology/Psychiatry, Public Administration, Social Science, Social Work