Easterseals UCP, is a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia. We are seeking a compassionate, caring, and dedicated intern to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team for an internship.

What You’ll Do

Easterseals’ Assertive Community Treatment team is designed to carry out a full range of community-based treatment functions for adults with mental health challenges and co-occurring substance-use disorders. As an intern, you will participate on a team to coordinate initial assessment and the development of the Person-Centered Plan (PCP) and will participate in therapy sessions that involve the individuals being treated. You will also utilize the ACT analytic process to revise strategies and treatment planning, provide modeling reinforcement, redirection and guidance to help develop the independence of the person served.

How You’ll Benefit

This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, you will learn how to use skills acquired in school and apply them in a professional setting to gain a better understanding of an ACT Team Member.

What We’re Looking For

To join our team, you must be currently enrolled in a mental health undergraduate or graduate program. We are also seeking interns with the below skills:

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office and internet applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to carry out assigned projects to completion
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

If you’re a human services or counseling student seeking a rewarding internship opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply now at our website:

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.