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Intern for a Clinical Setting

Are you a current college student aspiring for a career in the mental healthcare field?

Kennebec Behavioral Health, named one of Maine’s Best Places to work in 2021, 2022 and 2023,  has a limited capacity for interns to join our clinics (Augusta, Farmington, Skowhegan or Waterville).

Who we are: Our intentional working community is a non-clinical therapy-through-work program that focuses on helping adults with mental illness discover or re-discover their passions and interests. We assist people in living vocationally meaningful and socially satisfying lives by returning to work and school, living independently, and developing a social support network. In this collaborative, restorative environment, members gain access to opportunities to rejoin the worlds of friendships, family, community, employment and education, and to the services and support they may need.

Who you are: You are a current college student and a kind, energetic, positive human who thrives in motivating other humans. You have organizational, written and verbal communication skills. You’re able to work as part of a team as well as independently in an upbeat and dynamic environment. You believe recovery for people with mental illness is possible and you believe in the power of community. You’re skilled at creating and implementing structure. You’re a self-starter and a creative thinker. You have an encouraging demeanor and can maintain a high level of energy and focus. You have outstanding interpersonal skills. You like to have fun!+

What you’ll do as an Intern:  You’ll learn about providing direct care/treatment to clients in an Outpatient setting.  Care may be provided in person, or via telehealth.  You’ll begin learning about use and application of evidence-based practices, and may have opportunities for training as well.  You will learn to write comprehensive progress notes, treatment plans, and assessments, as well as the criteria for diagnosing clients.  You’ll actively work to keep clients engaged in their treatment, and support and empower them to achieve their goals.

To apply for this job please visit referrals.kbhmaine.org.

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