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Nat’l Crime Victims Research & Treatment Center Seeks Summer & Fall Interns

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 22 April 2019 | 10:41 am — 

Internship at MUSC National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center –

Outpatient Clinic

NCVC is an outpatient mental health clinic for children and adults who experienced a traumatic event such as sexual assault, domestic violence, or physical assault.  Interns will assist with a service oriented project working with victims of crime.  Responsibilities will include contacting victims of crime via phone who are scheduled for mental health counseling to help with coordination of follow-up care, assisting with transporting families to victim-related appointments, child care in out patient clinic waiting room, and possibility to become involved in other research projects. Data entry in SPSS. Opportunities to observe support groups for family members of homicide victims and local child abuse community staffings. This program is located at the National Crime Victims Center at MUSC. 10-15 hours per week for a complete semester and 20-40 hours per week for summer position. 3.0 GPA is required.  Potential for independent study credit.  Please contact Meg Wallace at 843-792-8209 or wallam@musc.edu for further details.

 

Internship at MUSC National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center –

Hispanic Outreach Program Esperanza (VOCA HOPE)

NCVC is an outpatient mental health clinic for children and adults who experienced a traumatic event such as sexual assault, domestic violence, or physical assault. The VOCA HOPE Program is housed within the NCVC and works directly with Hispanic victims of crime (men, women, and children), in order to help create a network of supportive services in the Tri-County area. Interns will assist with a service oriented project working with Hispanic victims who have endured traumatic experiences at any point in their lives and who are currently reporting trauma symptoms. Responsibilities will include contacting victims of crime via phone who are scheduled for mental health counseling to help with coordination of follow-up care, assisting with transporting families to victim-related appointments, providing child care in waiting rooms while victims attend appointments, representing the program in community tabling events, translating and assisting with the design of psychoeducational material for victims, and the possibility of becoming involved in other projects and assisting with data entry in SPSS. Depending on the intern’s availability, there may be opportunities to observe treatment groups for victims of interpersonal violence, child abuse community staffings, as well as shadowing case managers during phone screens. This program is located at the National Crime Victims Center at MUSC. 10-15 hours per week for a complete semester and 20-40 hours per week for summer position. 3.0 GPA is required. Spanish proficiency (conversational) is required for this position as our population speaks Spanish as their primary language.  Potential for independent study credit.  Please contact Katherine Teefey at 843-792-8209 or teefey@musc.edu for further details.

Interested in applying for either internship? Complete this form: NCVC Volunteer Application.

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