Open to Upper-level Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Location:Minnesota Correctional Facility - Red Wing
MCF-Red Wing, constructed in 1889, is a minimum-security facility serving juvenile males. Juvenile offenders participate in the psycho-educational programs related to anger management, cognitive restructuring, moral reasoning, and social skill development. Red Wing operates a Minnesota licensed high school. Juveniles either attend school or vocational programming. Behavioral Health programming includes Mental Health assessment, psychological testing, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, and for some residents, Sex Offender Treatment and evaluation.
Internship Description: Under close staff supervision, interact with staff and residents within the daily operations of the facility and its educational, security and treatment programs. Participate in staffings, psychological testing, and one- to- one and group counseling. Observe and report resident's behavior to other staff members. Supervise residents in their daily routine. Experience group management techniques, assessments, restorative justice practices, limit setting, report writing, transition services and planning, group dynamics and file management.
Supervision: Interns work closely with a supervising psychologist.
Requirements: Interns must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in a program, which offers course credit for internships. Applicants should have completed introductory course work in criminal justice, criminology, corrections, psychology, sociology, social work or related field.
Length of Internship:Minimum of 6 months
Application priority deadline date:
For academic year beginning in Fall Terms and for all Summer Terms, the application process will open January 1st and end March 15th. Applications received by February 15th will be given first consideration. All other applications will be considered after the March 15th deadline. Interviews will be scheduled after February 15th. Selection decisions will be completed by April 15th. For internships beginning with Winter/Spring terms, the application process will open October 1st and end November 1st. Interviews will be scheduled in November. Selection decisions will be completed by December 1st.
Note: This internship is unpaid
Applications will be accepted after these dates until positions are filled.
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