Natalie’s House is preparing to transition from a group home to a Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP). In addition, funding has been secured for accreditation by CARF International for Child and Youth Services. An immediate opportunity is available for interns to be part of a groundbreaking team that will help pave the way for these exciting changes. The internship will be done remotely.
1. Responsible for attending weekly virtual meetings with the Director and other members of the transition team.
2. As part of the transition team, will assist with the review of all aspects of requirements for QRTP status in the state of Arizona and survey preparation by CARF International for Child and Youth Services.
3. As part of the transition team, will assist with reviewing current policies and writing new policies as needed to ensure success with the accreditation process.
4. As part of the transition team, will assist with the development of competency-based training to educate staff on topics such as attachment theory, trauma-informed practices, child/youth growth and development, behavior management skills, learning theory, cultural competency & diversity, effects of placement on children and youth, applicable legal issues, communication skills, medication use, etc.
Working on a degree in Nursing, Social Work, Human Services, Psychology, or a related area of study from an accredited school.
Must be able to multitask and communicate effectively.
Current EMCC Student with at least one semester completed
Minimum 2.5 GPA