DSS Intern - Division of Behavioral Health - Treatment (Summer)
Sioux Falls, SD
Session: Summer (May - August)
Position Title: Intern - Treatment Intern
Supervisor: Andrea Heronimus
Agency: Department of Social Services/Division of Behavioral Health
Location: Sioux Falls
*APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.
The Behavioral Health Intern will work primarily with the Treatment team on a variety of projects related to oversight of and coordination of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services. Projects may include data entry and analysis of data related to utilization and access of treatment services, case staffings of referrals for treatment services which require prior authorization, assisting in research of and making recommendations for best practices in treatment and treatment support services. Other duties may include training scheduling and registration, and information materials inventory management.
Interns will gain valuable experience through a deeper understanding of mental health and substance use disorder initiatives and programs implemented in South Dakota's communities as well as a public career perspective.
Applicant must be a full-time student at a college, university or technical institute at the time they apply. By the start of the internship, the applicant should have at least a sophomore standing or currently be enrolled at a technical institute and have completed one year (nine months).
Preference will be given to applicants with a junior standing, South Dakota residents and students of South Dakota institutions.
Successful candidates should possess strong critical thinking and evaluation skills as well as effective communication abilities. Candidates must have the ability to maintain confidentiality. Preference will be given to candidates with coursework or experience related to macro level behavioral health service delivery, research methods, and/or behavioral health treatment. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Outlook and other Microsoft programs is needed.
Minimum Salary: $15.76
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South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"
*Positions can be filled prior to the Closing date.*