SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR STUDENT INTERN - UNPAID
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TUCSON, AZ 85702
Arizona Department of Corrections
Safer communities through effective corrections.
All Arizona state employeesoperate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR STUDENT INTERN
Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC)-Tucson, 10000 S. Wilmont
Pima Reentry Center (PRC), 1275 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85745
Internships are unpaid and may not be available for all requests. Students are notified if one becomes available, and may be asked to participate in an interview prior to placement.
Are you a counseling student looking for an opportunity to earn credit by applying methods and theories learned in class? If so, submit your resume today for consideration for our Internship Program. In addition to applying your educational experience, you will gain practical experience and transferable skills, earn credit, network with professionals in your field, and attain professional references for future job opportunities.
An unpaid internship is currently available at each location: ASPC-Tucson and PRC.
Under the guidance of licensed Substance Abuse Counselors, this internship will give you the opportunity to provide substance abuse counseling to the inmate/offender population through group and one-on-one sessions. You will conduct clinical assessments and develop individual substance abuse treatment plans. In addition, you will coordinate transitional pre-release planning and interact with community providers and security staff.
This opportunity may fulfill intern credit requirements for a student pursuing a Bachelor or Master in Counseling degree.
- Must be currently attending (or enrolled for the summer/fall semester), in an approved college or university
- Ability to work around or with inmates
- Adhere to agency work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional behavior
- Adhere to state rules and policies governing the observation of confidentiality
- Assume personal and professional responsibilities for all activities and actions
- Maintain both internal and external professional relationships
- Utilize a courteous, enthusiastic, open-minded, and critical approach to policies and procedures within the agency
- Relate and apply knowledge acquired in the academic setting to your assignment or project
- Develop self-awareness as it relates to attitude, values, and behavior patterns that influence work
- Prepare for and utilize meetings, events, and other opportunities of learning afforded to you as an intern
- Be consistent and punctual in the submission of all project assignments
- If applicable, provide your faculty advisor with periodic progress reports
- Pass a background investigation
If you experience technical issues while applying for this position, please call 602-542-4700 or email [email protected]
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 255-5430. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Post Date: 11/30/2017