Group Home Internship
(Billings & Laurel)
The purpose of the program is to provide students with an opportunity outside of the classroom setting, in genuine situations. The intern will develop and expand their education and training related to (ID) Intellectual Disabilities, Dual Diagnosis, and Mental Health Diagnosis. Intern will gather knowledge on psychological and social factors that affect people with disabilities.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Habilitation, the work involves a variety of tasks focused upon assisting individuals in the group home achieve their maximum potential and independence in their lives. This position is responsible to ensure that all client care is completed during his/her shift, the duties may include personal care, medication assistance, meal preparation, bathing, along with the completion of all paper work, required and incidental. This position assists the group home manager/lead weekend staff overseeing the medical needs of each individual within their assigned group homes promptly. This position also includes reporting any concerns to MC and managers. Attendance at PSP’s is voluntary, but in certain situations may be expected.