Internship/Practicum Opportunity with KVC Kansas and KVC Hospitals
at KVC Health Systems

Date Posted: 5/21/2019

Job Description

Students who are selected for internship/practicum with KVC will have an exclusive opportunity to learn directly from experienced professionals at KVC.  By applying many of the techniques learned in the classroom to real situations, students will have an opportunity to develop skills in case management, client engagement, crisis intervention and, if appropriate, individual and group therapy.

RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Observe on-site supervisor conducting clinical and case management sessions
  • Observe and practice completing case management and clinical documentation
  • Participate and co-facilitate sessions and/or meetings with clients
  • Observe and assist in preparation and implementation of lessons and/or group sessions
  • Maintain superior attendance in on-going supervision with on-site supervisor and Field Placement instructor
  • Assist in special projects as determined by agency supervisor
  • Attend trainings and seminars as required  
  • Review and adhere to agency and program policies, procedures and regulations
  • Observe and assist with preparation and implementation of therapeutic sessions and/or groups for children, adolescents and adults (master’s students only)

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete orientation and training requirements 
  • Maintain current driver’s license and automobile insurance
  • Provide own transportation to appointments if necessary
  • Maintain flexibility in scheduling and attend appointments after normal business hours
  • Adhere to all KVC Company Policies and Procedures; including, but not limited to the following:
  1. Professional Dress as outlined in the Company Handbook
  2. Maintain Confidentiality
  3. Attend Supervision
  4. Follow Reporting Laws
  5. Maintain Client Rights
  6. Risk Management Policies
  7. Emergency and Safety Procedures

*Placement opportunities are contingent upon the availability of a qualified site supervisor and ability to meet university/college program requirements.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Part-Time
  • Location: Olathe, KS
  • Job Type: Entry Level
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/21/2019

About Us

Each year, we touch the lives of more than 60,000 children and families.

Since our origin in 1970, KVC Health Systems Inc., (KVC) has grown to become a national presence in the field of human services. As a nonprofit corporation and parent company to six subsidiaries, we provide medical and behavioral health care, social services and education to children and families. Currently, we are looking for dedicated and dynamic professionals interested in making a difference to join our team.

At KVC, we are committed to using family-centered, culturally-informed and evidence-based practices to heal children and their families. While we currently provide care to children and families in five states, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska and West Virginia; each has its own unique set of service offerings. Our vision is to provide leadership in behavioral healthcare, social services and professional education through the provision of service delivery models with proven quality and fiscal accountability. We're proud to offer one of the most extensive networks of child and family services, including foster family care, adoption services, in-home family therapy, outpatient behavioral healthcare, children's psychiatric hospitals, and training and education.

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