Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

DSS Intern - Mental Health Associate (Summer)

Session: Spring Summer (May - August)
Position Title: Intern - Mental Health Associate(Two Positions)
Supervisor: Arlene Kathan
Agency: Department of Social Services/South Dakota Human Services Center
Location: Yankton

*APPLICANT MUST BE A FULL-TIME STUDENT (MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT HOURS) IN THE SEMESTER IN WHICH YOU APPLY.

Position Description:
The Mental Health Associate internship position at the South Dakota Human Services Center (HSC) is designed to provide students studying in the field of human services an opportunity to work in a delivery system that provides services for adolescents and adults with a severe mental illness, serious emotional disturbance or chemical dependency diagnosis. It is further designed to provide a structured opportunity for formal supervised experience in a human service field.

Qualifications: 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 South Dakota residents and students of South Dakota institutions.

Eligible students should have completed core human services related coursework including but not limited to: Introduction to Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, LifeSpan Development, Social Psychology, Study of Alcohol Use & Abuse, or other related coursework. Specific coursework relative to the basic understanding and treatment of mental illness would be beneficial.

Minimum Salary: $15.76

Apply at: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=FDD
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

*Positions can be filled prior to the Closing date.*

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