Vinfen’s mission is to transform lives by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations, and communities to learn, thrive, and achieve their goals. Our services promote the recovery, resiliency, habilitation, and self-determination of the people we serve. As a human services leader, we strive to be the provider, employer, and partner of choice. We operate over 300 programs across eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Vinfen’s Adult Community & Clinical Service Teams provide comprehensive, clinically focused services to people living with long-term mental health and substance use challenges. These teams provide community-based services seven days a week and clinical coverage 24 hours a day. Peer, family, housing, employment and coordination of care services are provided.
Description: Interns placed in on an ACCS Team will be involved in clinical case management surrounding housing, referrals to services, employment, or legal issues. An intern would also participate in new enrollments, initial needs assessments and bio-psychosocial assessments. Interns will have a caseload of 3-4 clients whom they meet with weekly or bi-weekly in the community or a Group Living Environment (GLE) setting. Interns will meet twice weekly with the intervention team to participate in treatment planning. The following teams are currently seeking interns:
250 Lincoln Street, Allston - 1 opening
1019 Iyannough Road, Hyannis - 2 openings
100 Lafayette Square, Haverhill - 1 opening
336 Central Street, Lowell - 3 openings
91 Carver Road, Plymouth - 1 opening
Candidate Requirements: Intern is required to be a first-year MSW or counseling student. Candidates are expected to exhibit a passion for working with individuals with mental health conditions and will be expected to manage the demands of clinical documentation. Candidates should exhibit strong communications skills, accountability and professional boundaries.
Supervision: Supervision is conducted at these placements by LICSWs and LMHCs with many years of clinical experience.
Schedule: These internships are available for Fall 2022 - Spring 2023 semesters. Interns should expect to work at least 10-15 hours per week.
Applications: Please send a resume and completed Intern Application to email@example.com indicating your preferred location.