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Please note:

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are only able to offer internships to students from colleges and universities with which we have an existing Affiliation Agreement. Before proceeding with your application, please check with your department advisor to confirm that an Affiliation Agreement with WellSpan is already in force.

Lebanon Child and Adolescent Day Hospital Program -

Program: Child and Adolescent Day Hospital
Location: Lebanon
Hours: Day (generally 8am-4pm)
Degree: MA

Description

The goal of the day program is to provide short term stabilization and treatment services for children and adolescents in the community who are experiencing acute distress. The program allows youth to maintain integration and involvement in the community. The program provides group therapy, psychiatric supervision and medication management, ed therapy, case management, family engagement and individual therapeutic contacts. The program runs year round 8:30AM - 2:30PM Monday through Friday. www.wellspanphilhaven.org/c&adayhospitaliop

Population

Children from 5 - 19 years of age. Each child will have a mental health diagnosis, most commonly: ADHD, ODD, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, and higher functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Program's Therapeutic Approach

Daily groups are developed according to age and level of funtioning to provide-educational teaching, increase skills for anger management, feelings expression, coping skills for depression and anxiety, social skills practice and process/support for the clients.

Internships

Master's level internship, if an LPC is an appropriate level of supervision for the intern

The Intern Will be Required to:

  • Become familiar with treatment plans and goals for the clients
  • Understand and learn correct documenation standards
  • Understand and comply with HIPAA and safety issues for clients
  • Develop relationships with clients
  • Assist staff in preparing each type of group and helping to present materials
  • Master's level interns will eventually carry his or her own cases from admission to discharge

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How to Apply

Before submitting your application, please verify with your internship/practicum supervisor that the internship(s) you are applying for meet the requirements of your educational institution.

We suggest viewing the internships available online with your adviser (or print out the information) to verify: the population served meets clinical expectations the supervision provided is adequate the responsibilities of the internship will help develop your skills times and location for the internship fit your schedule.

Only after you have verified those issues should you apply for an internship.

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