INTERN: Assessment Team – IMPACT Partnership Assessor
|Opportunity Type:||Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity|
|Department:||Housing and Human Services|
|Category:||Human Services and Public Health|
|Time Commitment & Minimum Age:||MSW student wanted for 10-20 hours/week. Must be 21 years of age or older. Days may vary, but required meetings held on Monday and Thursdays from 9-1. Work day is 8:30 – 4:30. Looking for semester or longer commitment.|
3460 Broadway, Boulder, CO. Would also be working from 515 Coffman, Longmont, CO location
Boulder County IMPACT is a partnership of 11 non-profit and government agencies serving the needs of youth and families who are involved with juvenile justice, child welfare and/or mental health agencies. Since 1997, IMPACT has been keeping youth safely in the community through exemplary, award-winning collaboration. Our mission is to create positive, lasting outcomes for at-risk children, youth, and families in Boulder County by combining the resources and strengths of public and non-profit agencies in a seamless, deeply collaborative partnership. IMPACT is working to administer valid, upfront assessments for all youth in need of IMPACT services. These assessments provide both immediate and ongoing data-driven case-planning information for caseworkers, treatment teams and youth and families, and assist in linking families to evidence-based therapeutic and support services.
|Duties and Responsibilities:||
To administer and present the results of risk/need and need/strength assessments with Boulder County Youth and their families – with a specific emphasis on the high acuity and truant population.
|Qualifications and Requirements:||
MSW student required with some client experience. Valid driver’s license and transportation to travel between sites and agency meetings. Computer literacy and knowledge of power point preferred.
Other qualities needed:
|Training Dates and Information:||
10 hour initial online training as well as ongoing group training on how to administer tools, interview and score. 1:1 supervision and coaching provided throughout internship.
This internship will provide a thorough training in the utilization of national assessment tools that are used across multiple agencies, and in multiple states. Through assessment interviews, the volunteer will have exposure to multiple agency personnel in various roles, increase their knowledge of family systems, build engagement skills and develop clinical interviewing skills. Assessments will increase volunteer’s ability to synthesize information from clients and collaterals as well as inform ongoing case planning and service/intervention matching. This increases the applicant’s case conceptualization skills, provides insight into effective case planning as the intern will see a case from its first interaction with the system through the match to the appropriate intervention. This position provides exposure to both clinical and administrative aspects of agency. The volunteer will receive supervision and coaching from other assessment team members as well as the Collaborative Assessment Coordinator.
Please contact Debbie Ramírez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-441-1430.
|Unpaid Internship:||This is an Unpaid Internship|
Contact Volunteer Coordinator: Debbie Ramirez – 303-441-1430
Contact Angie Dreier, MSW with specific questions regarding position