Internship - Non-Profit (Philadelphia )

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Thursday, October 29, 2009

Internship - Non-Profit (Philadelphia )

Intercultural Overview:
Intercultural Family Services, Inc. (IFSI) is a non-profit, health and human services agency that has been in existence since 1979. Since then, IFSI has evolved into a family focused, multicultural and multipurpose agency that provides a variety of public health and human services primarily designed to strengthen and preserve families. The IFSI mission is to stabilize, strengthen and untie families, individuals and diverse communities through an array of culturally competent services, using public and private partnerships.

Intern Purpose:
The Wraparound Case Manager Intern for the Behavioral Health Center will be responsible in assisting the Wraparound Case Manager with providing case management services to children/adolescents so that they may gain access to needed medical, educational, rehabilitative, and social services when these are identified as being medically necessary.

•Assisting/Monitoring the effectiveness of services, soliciting input from ISFI or involved social worker, client (child/adolescent), biological parent, foster/adoptive parent, DHS worker, teacher, etc;
•Assist CM in the reviewing of case files for compliance;
•Assist CM in documentation and release of information;
•Assist CM in the maintaining of appropriate service logs, which document all case management services provided to recipient;
•Respond to other reasonable duties as described by the Director, Clinical Administrator, or Case Managers;
•Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

•Must be in junior or senior year of an Accredited University/ or a recent graduate
•Must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale/ or graduated with a minimum 2.5 GPA
•Must be in pursuit of Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology degree, or related degree
•Some knowledge of mental health and social service preferred, but not required
•Ability to work within and relate to a multicultural environment

Pay: This is an unpaid internship opportunity for college credit or experience only.

Commitment: 10-15 per week

Please mail resume and cover letter with to Christopher A. Nelson, Human Resources Generalist, IFSI, 4225 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19104, or fax to 215-386-9308, or e-mail cc: EOE M/F.

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