Therapist - Paid Clinical Internship

Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc. | Frederick, MD, United States

Posted Date 5/06/2024

Therapist - Paid Clinical Internship

Advanced Behavioral Health is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive clinical experience for all students that participate in our Paid Internship Program. Our ultimate goal is to prepare our interns to enter the workforce with the necessary skills to feel confident and competent in their ability to affect change in their chosen field of practice.

Location: Frederick, MD; Westminster, MD; Baltimore, MD; Greenbelt, MD; Gaithersburg, MD

Hours: 20 hours/week

Compensation: $14/hour for direct clinical hours

Essential Functions:

  • With supervision, meet with assigned clients in group, individual, joint or family sessions in accordance with established practice standards and expectations including meeting weekly/monthly appointments as recommended and as requested by patient or providers
  • Schedule appointments with clients according to program standards
  • Complete clinical notes and other documentation requirements within documentation deadlines
  • Respect the confidentiality of clients and follow all HIPAA guidelines
  • Meet with clinical supervisor for individual session weekly. Participate in a group supervision a minimum of once per month
  • Complete monthly EVS assignments
  • Attend monthly staff meetings
  • Correspond and collaborate with guardians/family members/social workers/other team members for your clients
  • Complete monthly QA Audit and make any necessary changes
  • Respond to communication (phone, email, text) from clients and families, referral sources, and ABH staff within 24 hours or the next business day
  • Comply with CARF/COMAR/HIPAA/State compliance regulations
  • Comply with EMR and uphold the 48-hour documentation standard


Work Experience

Enrolled as an active student in a master's program. Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation. Knowledge of clinic territory. Excellent communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills: outgoing, positive, energetic person with a can-do attitude. Excellent customer service and people skills are essential. Ability to be proactive and work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work effectively with employees and management.

ABH is committed to diversity and to equal opportunity employment. ABH does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability (including HIV status), veteran status, military obligations, or marital status. This policy applies to hiring, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, and terminations and applies to all ABH employees, interns, clients, and contractors. 

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