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Amedisys Hospice Aging                             Foundation/Advan Agency goal to assist patients in maintaining quality    Interns will carry a caseload and be trained by staff
                                                   ced              of life. Amedysis hospice treats people who have a       including orientation seminars, Oncology SW group and
                                                                    diagnosis of six months or less of live expectancy.      CEU opportunities. Weekly supervision provided by
                                                                    We care for people medically, spiritually and            LCSW.
                                                                    emotionally.
AMI Kids-BR       Child         brmi0sw@amikids.                     BRMI purpose is to enhance the education level for      Intern will carry a caseload of 6-8 clients that would
                  Welfare       org                                  at rish and abjudicated youth while ensuring public     include writing service polans, providing individual
                                                                     safety. BRMI makes a positive impact on young           therapy, co-facilitating group therapy, participating in
                                                                     lives through both education and support. The           multi-disciplinary staffings, consulting with probation
                                                                     program provides the same kind of structure,            and FINS officers, famly members and writing progress
                                                                     consisitency, supervision, caring and love that a       notes and group therapy sessions. Students will
                                                                     successful family provides. Participants work within    complete a 40 hour traning and ongoing monthly
                                                                     a behavior modification system.                         trainings.
Angola-Louisiana Aging                             Advanced          Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola is a             Interns at this facility will have the opportunity to
State Penitentiary                                                   maximum security prison which houses                    acquire a vast array of skills including, but not limited
(LSP)                                                                approximately 5000 adult male offenders, over 50%       to individual therapy, conjoint therapy with HIV clients,
                                                                     serving life sentences. The Mental Health Team          tier rounds, chart reviews, proper documentation and
                                                                     provides clinical services to 1700+ inmates, dealing    charting procedures using computer documentation,
                                                                     with life issues from late teens to aging and death.    group therapy, attend multi-disciplinary team meetings,
                                                                     LSP has two nursing units, where Social Work            and conduct psychosocial evaluations. Students will
                                                                     services are provided to medical patients, including    gain a working knowledge of the DSM-IV, appropriate
                                                                     a newly implemented Hospice Program. Mental             treatments and psychotropic medications.
                                                                     Health provides services to the Camp J Behavioral
                                                                     Management Program. We provide HIV counseling,
                                                                     crisis intervention, substance abuse counseling, sex
                                                                     offender treatment and anger management groups.
Ascension                                          Advanced          The Ascension Counseling and Substance Abuse            Interns will be supervised by a BCSW in the Adolescent
Counseling and                                                       Center provides comprehensive mental health and         Program. They will be given the opportunity to observe
Substance Abuse                                                      subsance abuse services to the residents of             every aspect of the agency - psychiatric, group,
Center                                                               Ascension Parish. Services provided: 1) Children's      individual and family counseling and to develop skills to
                                                                     Program - mental health services for children,          work independently while completing assessments,
                                                                     adolescents, and their families, including,             social histories, treatment plans and progress notes.
                                                                     psychiatric evaluation and follow-up, individual and    They will also co-lead group treatment and engage in
                                                                     family counseling, and medication management; 2)        dindividual and family treatment. They will observe and
                                                                     Adolescent Program - substance abuse , dual             participate in agency meetings and staffings, as well as
                                                                     diagnosis and early intervention treatment,             meetings with other agencies involved with our clients
                                                                     including, inpatient treatment referrals, psychiatric   (schools, courts, etc.). Initially, each intern will observe
                                                                     services, out-patient treatment groups, aftercare,      only, then as they demonstrate ability they will be given
                                                                     individual and family counseling ; and 3) Adult         more responsibility, including a reasonalbe caseload.
                                                                     Program - substance abuse treatment for adults and
                                                                     parish jail program, including assessment, inpatient
                                                                     referrals, outpatient treatment groups and
                                                                     Aftercare.
Baton Rouge       Child                            Foundation        The BR Children's Advocacy Center is a non-profit
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Children's            Welfare                                           organization which utilizes an interagency approach
Advocacy Center                                                         to the investigation, prosecution and treatment of
                                                                        child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse cases.
                                                                        The mission of the Center is to lessen the trauma
                                                                        experienced by child abuse victims as allegations
                                                                        are investigated and to provide support for the child
                                                                        victim in any resulting proceedings within the
                                                                        criminal justice system.
Baton Rouge                         www.brcic.org    Foundation/Advan The BRCIC is a non-profit, 24 hour facility which         Interns will acquire skills in crisis intervention, suicide
Crisis Intervention                                  ced              provides support to persons in crisis. The BRCIC is       assessment, referrals to the community, and grief and
Center                                                                certified by the American Association of Suicidology.     bereavement counseling. Interns will have the
                                                                      Programs within the agency include:                       opportunity to work with the Suicide Survivors Group,
                                                                      1) The Phone = 24 hour crisis intervention                Adult Bereavement group, Children's Bereavement
                                                                      telephone service provided by trained                     Group, and crisis counseling on The PHONE. Students
                                                                      paraprofessional volunteers who respond to callers.       will be responsible for updating resource information
                                                                      2) Suicide Survivors Support Group- Assists those         used for community referrals on the PHONE lines.
                                                                      who have had loved ones take their lives move             Participation in postventions in the community and
                                                                      through their period of grief.                            learning the "ins and outs" of running a non-profit
                                                                      3) Children's Bereavement Group= For children             center will be learned in this setting. Supervision is
                                                                      ages 6-13 who have experienced the death of a             done both in group with other interns and on an
                                                                      loved one. This is a nine week group which offers         individual basis.
                                                                      children the opportunity to express thoughts and
                                                                      feelings about death. A group for the parents or
                                                                      caregiver runs concurrently.
                                                                      4) United Way 2-1-1 Information Line - information
                                                                      and referral line for health and human services in
                                                                      the community
                                                                      5) Community Network = Staff work in cooperation
                                                                      with law enforcement, hospital personnel, and other
                                                                      health care officials to provide assistance to persons
                                                                      in crisis. The BRCIC maintains a 24-hour crisis
                                                                      counseling telephone for Gamblers Anonymous, an
                                                                      after-hour answering service for Library Information
                                                                      Service and the LSU Mental Health Center. Phone
                                                                      counselors also respond to weekend calls from
                                                                      mental health center clients.
                                                                      6) Education, Training and Consultation = provided
                                                                      on crisis intervention, suicide prevention, stress
                                                                      management and related topics.
Baton Rouge Gen. Aging              www.brgeneral.org Advanced          The Family Medicine Residency Program is a leader       The intern will function as a member of the multi-
Family Medicine                     /careers/education/                 and innovator in graduate medical education. Our        disciplinary team. The student will be exposed to brief
Residency                           fmrp                                program is committed to addressing the health and       therapy, crisis intervention and assessment
Program                                                                 medical care needs of our local community and the       interventions. The student will be exposed to all
                                                                        state of Louisiana by training new family physicians,   aspects of mental health issues in a medical setting.
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                                                                  contributing to the body of knowledge of holistic        Interns will have the opportunity to develop ongoing
                                                                  family medicine; and providing direct, accessible,       therapeutic relationships with patients and follow them
                                                                  quality health services to the community. The            in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Students will
                                                                  center has 18 family physicians, 1 psychologist, and     have the opportunity to do psychosocial assessments,
                                                                  1 social worker who are providers of total health        participate in morning report, provide education and
                                                                  care to the Baton Rouge community.                       support services and community referrals. The intern
                                                                                                                           will be given the opportunity to provide direct
                                                                                                                           counseling and case management services to our
                                                                                                                           patient population. The intern will also be exposed to
                                                                                                                           the collaborative care of the agency patients. The
                                                                                                                           student will also be exposed to learning as well as
                                                                                                                           teaching opportunities for family medicine residents.
                                                                                                                           Supervision is structured in 1 hour sessions weekly.
Baton Rouge       Aging          brgeneral.org     Advanced       The Baton Rouge General Medical Center is an             The internship will give students insight into various
General Medical                                                   acute care hospital within the General Health            disease processes and its effect on patients and
Center- Medical                                                   System that treats all populations, including the        families as they learn to adjust to their illness. Interns
Social Work Dept.                                                 indigent. It was recently ranked as one of the top       are assigned to various units in the hospital and are
                                                                  100 teaching hospitals in the nation. The medical        rotated throughout the semester depending on their
                                                                  social work department is a division of the Care         interests. Students will have the opportunity to do
                                                                  Management Division, and works closely with the          psychosocial assessments and discharge planning;
                                                                  Utilization Review Department. Medical social            provide crisis intervention, education, community
                                                                  workers work in the areas of the hospital providing      referrals and support services to patients and families;
                                                                  psychosocial counseling, education, community            and also participate in interdisciplinary staffings.
                                                                  referrals and discharge planning to patients and
                                                                  families.
Baton Rouge       Aging                            Advanced       The Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) is housed within        Interns will gain insight into a medical/psychiatric
General-                                                          the Baton Rouge Medical Center, and is composed          setting. At the beginning of the internship students will
Behavioral Health                                                 of four units: 1) Acute Care which provide services      observe family and group work, interview families and
Center                                                            for patients who are in immediate danger of              patients, and complete psychosocial assessments and
                                                                  harming themselves or others and are actively            integrated clinical summaries. As time progresses
                                                                  psychotic, 2)Transitions which provides services to      interns will conduct group therapy, family therapy and
                                                                  patients that are "in transition" from one unit to       individual therapy. Students will also become familiar
                                                                  another setting, 3) Adult Psychiatric unit provide       with discharge planning and referring to community
                                                                  services to high functioning mentally ill individuals,   resources.
                                                                  and 4) Chemical Dependency unit provides services
                                                                  to those that are chemically dependent..
Baton Rouge Vet Aging                                             To provide readjustment counseling to veteran            Students will become familiar with a wide assortment of
Center                                                            suffering from combat related trauma or sexual           adjustment disorders. Students will participate in
                                                                  trauma while serving in the military: bereavement        intakes, individual and group sessions.
                                                                  counseling and family services.
Cancer Services    Aging         CancerServices.org Advanced      The agency goal is to improve the quality of life for    Social work students would be involved with (1)
of Greater Baton                                                  persons living with cancer. This goal is                 support/networking groups, (2) home visits, (3)
Rouge                                                             accomplished by assisting with the emotional,            resource referral base for cancer patients, (4)
                                                                  spiritual and material/medical needs of those living     coordinating and implementing health care panel
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                                                                        with cancer. This goal is accomplished by assisting    presentations for patients, (5) assist program director
                                                                        with the emotional, spiritual and material/medical     with new and innovative approaches to support groups,
                                                                        needs of those living with cancer. Services            (6) network with all medical services available to cancer
                                                                        provided: Support Groups, Financial Assistance,        patients in a ten parish area. New support groups-
                                                                        Home Visits, Resource Center and Tangiable Goods.      caregiver support group, grief support group, lung
                                                                        Experience with Healthcare navigation and              cancer support group.
                                                                        opportunity to spend time at remote site- Mary Bird
                                                                        Perkins Cancer Center
Capital Area                        www.stopdv.org   Foundation/Advan The Battered Women's Program is a private, non-          Interns will acquire a myriad of social work skills at this
Family Violence                                      ced              profit agency designed to provide direct protective      agency, alson with gaining insight into the operation of
Intervention-                                                         services to adults who are in danger of being            a non-profit agency. Students will have the opportunity
Battered                                                              physically abused, or who have been physically           to learn skills in crisis line counseling, group counseling
Woman's                                                               abused in the context of a primary relationship. the     with non-residents, and individual and group counseling
Program                                                               program offers a variety of direct and indirect          with residents. Advocacy for battered women and their
                                                                      services to battered women in the community and          children with the courts and other agencies will be
                                                                      surrounding parishes. The direct service section         experienced. Interns will participate in coordination of
                                                                      includes a 45-bed shelter, residential counseling        volunteers, program planning, staff meetings and
                                                                      program, 24 hour crisis hotline, court advocacy          community education. Interns are required to spend
                                                                      program, children's program and various support          one semester doing phone counseling, serving as a co-
                                                                      groups (three at the shelter and one at St. Gabriel's    facilitator of one support group and working with the
                                                                      Women's Prison). The indirect services provided are      children's program. Optional activities include court
                                                                      financial assistance with monthly bills, legal advice,   advocacy, working with shelter residents and
                                                                      finding employment and resource linkage. The             community education.
                                                                      Center also sponsors various community activities
                                                                      such as Take Back the Night and These Hands are
                                                                      Not for Hitting.
Capital Area                        www.cahsd.org    Advanced           The Baton Rouge Area Substance Abuse Clinic          Interns will have ample opportunity to learn about the
Human Services                                                          (BRASAC) is an outpatient substance abuse            disease of alcoholism/drug dependency from contact
District- Addiction                                                     treatment facility. It is state funded under the     with clients, staff, films, contact with area treatment
Recovery Services                                                       Department of Health and Hospitals and State         agencies and various readings. The student will
                                                                        Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. The agency         facilitate group therapy, including the Aftercare group
                                                                        treats those individuals with alcohol or drug        and "Step Groups" where clients work on their Steps 1-
                                                                        problems via individual, conjoint, group therapy and 3. Skills in individual therapy, evaluation and diagnosis,
                                                                        limited family therapy.                              treatment planning and working with dual diagnosis will
                                                                                                                             be learned at this placement. Interns may also be
                                                                                                                             afforded the opportunity to work in the dual diagnosis
                                                                                                                             program by screening clients for the group and
                                                                                                                             facilitating the group.
Capital Area
Human Services
District-
Adolescent Unit
Capital Area                                         Foundation/Advan This is an outpatient mental health center whose       Interns will gain insight into the operation of a
Human Services                                       ced              primary focus is to serve chronic mentally ill adults. community mental health center while gaining skills in
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District- Adult                                                 They offer out-patient counseling, medication      individual and group therapy as well as emergency
Mental Health                                                   management and evaluation services for chronically screening for out-patient and in-patient treatment.
Services                                                        mentally ill.                                      Experience will be gained in diagnosis and treatment of
                                                                                                                   patients with schizophrenia, bi-polar, depression and
                                                                                                                   suicidal tendencies.
Capital Area                                 Foundation/Advan Under the Office of Mental Health, Children Services        Interns will be exposed to all areas of the clinic: intake,
Human Services                               ced              is a state run out-patient clinic that serves children,     assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, group and
District- Children                                            and adolescents suffering from acute and chronic            individiual, family dynamics, mental illness
Behavioral                                                    mental disorders . The clinic provides psychiatric,         management and medication, and discharge planning.
Services                                                      psychological, and psychosocial evaluation,
                                                              medication management, individual group, and
                                                              family therapy both populations. Children seen at
                                                              MDMHC have been diagnosed with severe
                                                              emotional and/or behavioral disorders. These
                                                              behaviors must have manifested in two areas of the
                                                              child's life, usually home and school. Children
                                                              Services offers individual individual, group, and
                                                              family sessions, medicine maintenance, and
                                                              behavior modification tailored to each child. It also
                                                              offers intensive home based therapy for those
                                                              children in danger of inpatient services.
Capital Area                                 Advanced           Human Services Foundation is comprised of an              The number of students is kept to a minimal to allow
Human Services                                                  interdisciplinary team of professionals who are           for more interaction. The intern will provide skills
District- School                                                committed to effecting change that enhances the           training to students including social skills, peer
Based Program                                                   educational process. We do this by joining with the       interactios and any specific skill that the students may
                                                                student, family, school and community. Social             need to develop. The intern will conduct weekly
                                                                workers work closely with school mental health            individual sessions, and conduct weekly peer groups.
                                                                physicians and child psychiatrists to identify clinical   The intern is also responsible for developing lesson
                                                                issues with parent and child. Together we decide on       plans, planning and couducting supervision. This setting
                                                                the most appropriate intervention. Social workers         is great for a motivated, self-starter that works well
                                                                provide emotional support to students through the         independently as well as a team setting.
                                                                provision of individual, family, or group
                                                                interventions at least one hour per week. We are
                                                                committed to working with the administration,
                                                                faculty, families, and children in resolving mental
                                                                health issues.
Capital Area
Human Services
District- Single
Point of Entry
Capital Area                                                    SART(Screening, Assessment, Referral and                  Intensive infant mental health traning that will include
Human Services                                                  Treatment) program is a comphrehensive agency             didactic lessons as well as hands on training in the
District-SART                                                   agency that will serve the mental health and              assessment and treatment of infants and families.
Infant MH Clinic                                                developmental needs of children from birth to age         Advanced students may work with clinicial to provide
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                                                                      6, focusing primarily on children involved with OCS     therapeutic servies. Students will complete
                                                                      and children who have been prenatlly exposed to         comprehensive assessmentat that include laboratory
                                                                      drugs or alcohol. The Model of Care is early            procedures, clinical interviews, developmental
                                                                      identification of high rish children and early          screenings, home/school visits and collaborate with
                                                                      intervention to thelp them group, develop and learn     various referral agencies. Clinic is also involved in
                                                                      to their fullest potential.                             several research opportunties.
Captial Area                                        Foundation/Advan Under the Office of Mental Health, Margaret Dumas        The internship will provide insight into social work in a
Human Services                                      ced              is a state run out-patient clinic that serves adults     state run out-patient mental health clinic. A vast array
District- Margaret                                                   suffering from acute and chronic mental disorders in     of skills will be learned by the intern .Some of these
Dumas Mental                                                         Region II. The clinic provides psychiatric,              skills include intake procedures, assessment, individual
Health Center                                                        psychological, and psychosocial evaluation,              and family therapy, development of treatment plans,
                                                                     medication management, individual group, and             outreach to rural areas covered in Region II, and case
                                                                     family therapy both populations                          management. Interns will observe sessions of staff
                                                                                                                              before acquiring a personal caseload. This placement
                                                                                                                              will also lend the intern with a working knowledge of
                                                                                                                              DSM-IV diagnoses, treatment techniques, and
                                                                                                                              psychotropic medications.
Catholic                           www.adoptbatonro Advanced          The Counseling, maternity and Adoption section of       The intern will have the opportunity to do individual
Community                          uge.com                            Catholic Community Services provides individual and     counseling with children and adults, post-adoption
Services-                                                             marital counseling on a sliding scale as well as        counseling, home visits for adoptive parents, attend
Counseling,                                                           maternity and adoption counseling through               agency staffings, developing an adoption plan for the
Maternity &                                                           educational classes, individual counseling, group       child and plan in-service training for volunteers. Other
Adoption                                                              support and legal services. The agency also works       activities include adoption home studies, lead group
                                                                      with the adoptive parents and the mother or family.     sessions for adoptive parents, and complete all legal
                                                                                                                              steps to finalize an adoption.
Catholic                                            Foundation        The Migration and Refugee Services is a part of the     The social work intern will have the opportunity to
Community                                                             services provided by Catholic Community Services        provide individual, family and/or group therapy, learn
Services-                                                             (CCS). It resettles immigrants and their families in    crisis intervention skills, participate in community
Migration &                                                           the Baton Rouge area and provides language              development, referral and networking for clients, attend
Refugee                                                               training, social and medical services, job placement,   staff meetings and case management.
                                                                      family reunification, and citizenship preparation.
Children's Special                                  Foundation/Advan Louisiana's Children Special Health Services is a        Students will observe/assist in clinic settings, contact
Health Services-                                    ced              program administered by the Office of Public             patients via phone, and visit clients homes with nurses
Office of Public                                                     Health, which is part of the DHH. Children's Special     and other social workers; Consultation with nurses,
Health                                                               Health Services provides medical diagnostic and          nutritionist, etc. regarding family needs. Social workers
                                                                     treatment services for eligible children. Provides       see patients in clinic setting to determine eligibility for
                                                                     medical care and support services (to families of)       the program, order equipment/services for patient per
                                                                     children ages 0-21 who meet financial guidelines.        physician, make referrals to other agencies as needed,
                                                                     The child must live in LA and have a medical             provide supportive counseling only due to time limits,
                                                                     condition which is covered medically by H.C.S.P.         make occasional home visits re: problems or clinic
                                                                     Specialty clinics are held to provide services that      failures. Assist health units, private physicians or
                                                                     include medical exam, x-rays, surgery, appliances,       hospitals when finances appear to hinder medical
                                                                     medical tests, parent counseling. Staff includes         treatment. Community outreach and education to
                                                                     specialty physicians, nurses, social workers (MSW's,     Special Schools for the Handicapped, parents groups
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                                                           social service counselors), nutritionist, clerical staff, and to other agency staff. Provide parent counseling,
                                                           hemophilia nurse and nurses' aid.                         follow-up, financial eligibility determinations, and social
                                                                                                                     data forms. Student will learn to screen with Infant
                                                                                                                     Mental Health Team, work with new obsesity progject,
                                                                                                                     and assess/refer for postpartum depression.
Circle of Hope    Aging                     Advanced       Full service Hospice agency.                             Student wil be exposed to all aspects of social work
Hospice (Formally                                                                                                   hospice care- assessments, case management, grief
Odyssey Hospice-                                                                                                    counseling, multidisciplinary team.
Baton Rouge)
Council on Aging Aging                      Foundation     The Council on Aging is a non-profit, charitable         Experiences at this placement are tailored as much as
                                                           organization that is dedicated to assisting senior       possible to the student's main interests, and will give
                                                           adults of EBR Parish to achieve the best possible        the student exposure to a wide variety of services and
                                                           quality of life targeted to those of greatest            programs including: home health care, meals on
                                                           economic and social need. The agency works to            wheels, assessment, case management, health
                                                           advocate and provide leadership in the field of          screening, grant writing, developing and implementing
                                                           elderly affairs. Programs provided by the Council on     senior center activities and grandparents support
                                                           Aging include: nutrition services, health related        group.
                                                           services, in-home care, senior centers, outreach,
                                                           advocacy and access service.
Department of                               Advanced       The BR-OCS is the public child welfare agency            Interns will acquire skills in crisis intervention, make
Children and                                               responsible for providing child protective services,     referrals to the community, case planning, case
Family Services -                                          family preservation services, foster care, adoption      management and provision of direct services with
Baton Rouge                                                and home development programs. Parish office             adults and children through group, family, individual,
Regional Office                                            located in BR, Iberville, Gonzales, New Roads and        and play therapy. There is opportunity for participation
                                                           Jackson. All programs are home based interventions       in interdisciplinary consultation, work with many
                                                           with some opportunities to provide parent training,      community agencies such as court, schools, public
                                                           children's groups, sexual abuse groups and other         health, and mental health. IV-E stipend students will be
                                                           groups as well. Programs provided are as follows:        exposed to work in all programs while working with a
                                                           CHILD PROTECTION: staff takes reports of child           few specific families during most of the internship
                                                           abuse and neglect, screen and investigate reports        period.
                                                           that meet the agency acceptance criteria. Staff
                                                           assess child's safety, provide short term services to
                                                           the family to prevent foster care placement, and
                                                           provide services for the child's safety. Cases may be
                                                           referred of Family Services or Internship Home
                                                           Based Services for additional services to preserve
                                                           the family while protecting the child. For children at
                                                           imminent risk of harm, the judge is contacted for an
                                                           emergency court order, the child or perpetrator is
                                                           removed, events documented and forwarded to the
                                                           D.A. to file a petition, and testify in detention and
                                                           adjudication hearings. FAMILY SERVICES: provides
                                                           services to families who have abused or neglected
                                                           their children, but removal of the child is not
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                                                         deemed necessary. A case plan is developed with
                                                         identified actions and services to support the family
                                                         to meet their children's needs and strengthen the
                                                         family. Family assessment is continuous. FOSTER
                                                         CARE- this service is provided as a last resort. Staff
                                                         provide services to abused/neglected children (in
                                                         the custody of the state) and their families after
                                                         children are removed from their families via court
                                                         order. Foster care provides substitute, temporary
                                                         care for a planned period of time. Staff are
                                                         responsible for locating an appropriate placement
                                                         for the child, place the child, make family
                                                         assessments, develop case plans directed a
                                                         ameliorating the reasons for the child entering
                                                         foster care and overcoming barriers to reunifying
                                                         the family and identify needs of the child. staff
                                                         attend and participate in court hearings regarding
                                                         the child's custody, assess parent/child relationship,
                                                         and may provide treatment needs of the child.
                                                         ADOPTION- services are available to children who
                                                         are adaptable until a placement is made and the
                                                         adoption finalized. Staff prepare children, most of
                                                         whom have special needs, for adoption via
                                                         developing a life book with the child which most
                                                         children find a therapeutic intervention. Adoption
                                                         staff have the same court duties as foster care staff
                                                         in addition to tasks necessary to finalize the
                                                         adoption. HOME DEVELOPMENT- staff recruits,
                                                         provides pre-service training and certifies
                                                         prospective foster parents. They also conduct re-
                                                         evaluations of certified homes, and asset other
                                                         foster and adoption staff identify families for a child
                                                         in need of a placement.
DHH- Office of    Aging                   Advanced       New agency- This agency experience will include           New agency
Aging & Adult                                            micro and macro learning opportunities.
Services
DHH: Office of    Child                                  The statewide ECSS program includes nine sites            Focus for students will be more direct clinical work to
Behavioral        Welfare                                across the state. Each site consists of a                 encourage professional development. Students will
Health-outh and                                          comprehensive treatment team that includes a              have an opportunity to participate in an intensive infant
Children Mental                                          psychiatrist, psychologist, at least one LPC or LCSW,     and child mental health training program that is
Health                                                   a case manager and an entry level social service          required for the Early Childhood Supports and Services
                                                         staff person. Each site works with a structured           (ESCC) staff in Louisiana. The training is recognized as
                                                         community partner’s team with representative from         an evidence based practice and is provided by Tulane
                                                         various state and local government agencies and           University staff. Although students will be assigned to
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                                                                       nonprofits that meet regularly to ensure that the       the Headquarters in the Bienville building, students will
                                                                       service delivery system for the children is             also work closely with the ECSS site in EBR to
                                                                       streamline.                                             experience the direct care component of the ECSS
                                                                                                                               program. Students will have an opportunity to
                                                                                                                               participate in and learn more about working with inter
                                                                                                                               disciplinary teams, clinical case staffing and monitoring
                                                                                                                               clinical outcomes.
Discovery - SLU                  http://www.selu.ad Foundation/Advan The purpose of Discovery is to assist the LA Office       Activities include (1) respite short term care and crisis
Family Resource                  v/orgs.frpl        ced              of Community Services (OCS) and Families in Need          respite services, (2) Information, referral and advocacy
Project                                                              of Services (FINS) programs in maintaining safe,          services - case management, (3) Mentoring - provides a
                                                                     stable and permanent homes for children in "fragile"      strengthening program, Nurturing Program for Parents
                                                                     families by delivering a continuum of both Family         and Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. (4) Support
                                                                     Preservation and Family Support Services in OCS           services - provides an array of support services , and
                                                                     Region II.                                                (5) Training - provided in homes of the clients and
                                                                                                                               includes stress management, conflict resolution, self-
                                                                                                                               esteem building and individualzed parent training.
Dixon              Aging         www.doc.louisiana. Foundation/Advan Dixon Correctional Institute (DCI) is a medium            Interns will be exposed to a wide spectrum of
Correctional                     gov/dci/           ced              security, adult male state prison. With an offender       expiences. Although DCI is a male facility,
Institute                                                            population of apporximately 1500. DCI has a 240           demographics aside from gender represent a broad
                                                                     bed trusty unit for inmates assigned to work in           cross section of society in general. The population
                                                                     community based jobs. DCI also has a Youthful             carries a host of DSM diagnoses in varying stages from
                                                                     Offender Program (YOP) which is offered to inmates        remittance to active psychosis. Therapy primarily
                                                                     aged 19 years or younger. YOP is designed to              consists of individual counseling and group therapy.
                                                                     facilitate their adjustemnt into adult offenders and      Students will participate in the intake process, referral
                                                                     provided with educational, vocational, and social         and consultation with psychiatry, case tracking and
                                                                     skills. Mental health services are also provided,         management, and medication compliance counseling.
                                                                     primarily by group therapy. This protected                Students will also participate in discharge planning
                                                                     environment offers physical, social, and emotional        assistance, crisis intervention and grief counseling, as
                                                                     needs of the youthful offenders.                          well as other common social work duties.
Dr. Frank                        www.mcmainscdc.o Foundation/Advan The Children's Development Center is a United Way           Students in this setting will be exposed to various
McMains                          rg               ced              agency (non-profit) that started in 1954 to offer           disabilities and will have the opportunity to work with
Children's                                                         treatment for children with Cerebral Palsy,                 these children and their families through individual
Developmental                                                      developmental delays and learning disabilities. The         counseling and group counseling (sibling support
Center                                                             Center's mission is to aid these children in reaching       group, young adult support group who have a
                                                                   their full potential and to engage them in activities       handicapped condition, parents support group). Social
                                                                   that enhance their functioning. Work is also done           workers will also become proficient in interviewing
                                                                   with the families of these children.                        clients, social histories, learning about different
                                                                                                                               disabilities faced by these children, and observe
                                                                                                                               members of the multidisciplinary team in their
                                                                                                                               respective settings.
Earl K. Long       Aging                            Foundation         Earl K. Long (EKL) is one of the charity hospitals in   This is an excellent beginning experience for a social
Hospital -Social                                                       the LA Hospital system. It provides both inpatient      work student interested in a medical setting because it
Services                                                               and outpatient care using the latest diagnostic         provides an overview of various illnesses and problems
                                                                       equipment despite the recent cutbacks. The social       as well as contact with diverse population and
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                                                               work department works primarily in the five           resources. The social work intern will rotate from
                                                               following areas: OB-GYN, pediatrics, medicine,        various units in the hospital throughout the internship
                                                               surgery and outpatient care, and one social worker    and learn assessment skills, attend staffing, have a
                                                               works in the AIDS unit. The hospital is a training    working knowledge of medical terminology, and refer
                                                               facility for the schools of nursing, psychology and   clients to the appropriate resources.
                                                               social work.
Early Childhood                             Foundation/Advan The East Baton Rouge Parish Office of Mental            Students will partiicpate in the comphrehensive and
Support Services-                           ced              Health Early Childhood Support Services (ECSS) is a     culturally competent systems of care for children from
East Baton Rouge                                             state funded prevention and /or intervention            ages birth through five years of age and their families.
                                                             program whose purpose is to identify and provide        Services include: Case management, clinical case
                                                             support and services to young children age birth to     management, infant/toddler/preschooler mental health
                                                             six years and their families who are at risk of         screening, assessment and treatment, training and
                                                             developing cognitive, behavioral and relationship       technical assistant to human service professionalin the
                                                             difficulities.                                          community. Clinical approaches include dyadic therapy,
                                                                                                                     child-parent psychotherapy, play therapy, behavioral
                                                                                                                     intervention, school intervention and parenting
                                                                                                                     education.
East Baton Rouge                            Foundation         Pupil Appraisal is a public agency charged with       The intern will gain insight into special educational
Pupil Appraisal                                                working with all public, private and parochial        assessments according to P.L. 94-142, P.L. 99-457, and
                                                               schools in East Baton Rouge Parish. The agency        State Bulletin 1508. The student will consult with
                                                               staff includes 80 professional staff members that     teachers, administrators, parents and collaborate with a
                                                               include social workers, psychologists, physical       multitude of community agencies. Participation on a
                                                               therapists, audiologists, occupational therapists,    multidisciplinary team, individual counseling, curriculum
                                                               educational assessment consultants, speech            based assessment, adaptive behavior assessment and
                                                               therapists, and adaptive PE specialists. The agency   socio-cultural assessment will also be performed by the
                                                               is utilized by the schools for special education      intern.
                                                               assessments and supplemental and support
                                                               services.
East Baton Rouge                            Foundation/Advan The Rape Crisis Center is an arm of the East Baton      Interns will acquire skills in crisis counseling, telephone
DA's Rape Crisis                            ced              Rouge DA's office that offers support for victims of    counseling, individual and group therapy, inter-agency
Center                                                       sexual assault. Other services offered include          networking, education on sexual assault victims and
                                                             hospital advocacy services, phone counseling,           perpetrators, and interaction with the judicial system.
                                                             individual therapy, group therapy for survivors of      Interns will assist with training new volunteers, and
                                                             sexual assault which includes adult survivors of rape   presentations to the community on agency services and
                                                             and adult survivors of incest, and educational          sexual assault.
                                                             programs.
Eastern LA Mental                           Foundation/Advan East Louisiana State Hospital is a 274 bed adult        The intern will receive training in assessing mental
Health System                               ced              psychiatric facility located 35 miles north of Baton    disorders, conduct brief psychotherapy, family, group
                                                             Rouge. Treatment includes individual, group and         and individual therapy, and will gain a working
                                                             family therapy. All of which are primarily conducted    knowledge of the DSM-IV and pharmacological
                                                             by social workers. The opportunity to learn             treatments. Interns will work in Evangeline Unit
                                                             psychiatric social work is immense because of the       (discharge) and or Cedarview Unit (admissions).
                                                             wide variety of mental illnesses treated at this        Mornings begin with "morning reports" of any
                                                             facility. ELSH is a division of a psychiatric complex   occurrences during non-working hours. Students will
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                                                               that includes Feliciana Forensic Facility, Greenwell also participate in staffings and updating treatment
                                                               Springs Hospital, and I.C.F.M.R. Group Home, and a plans. Interns may opt to work extra days to attend
                                                               Forensic Community Program.                          court with psychiatrist and social worker.
Eastern Louisiana                           Foundation/Advan Feliciana Forensic Facility (FFF) is an agency of the    The placement at FFF intends to provide social workers
Mental Health                               ced              DHH that was established by statute in 1979. It is a     with the opportunity to work in an inpatient mental
System- Forensic                                             235-bed psychiatric hospital located on the grounds      health setting for the criminally insane using a
Division                                                     of and adjacent to East LA State Hospital. It            multidisciplinary team approach. Students will be
                                                             provides treatment to those who have been through        placed on separate units of the facility and gain skills in
                                                             the judicial system and found to be not guilty by        group therapy, individual therapy, and treatment
                                                             reason of insanity (judicially committed) OR have        planning. Interns may also have the opportunity,
                                                             been sent to the facility pre-trial status by the        depending on the assigned unit, to do intake
                                                             courts to receive treatment for various conditions.      evaluation, social/legal/vocational assessments which
                                                             FFF is divided into three units in which patients        help determine the goals of the treatment plan.
                                                             reside: 1) Admissions Unit is the maximum security
                                                             unit located five miles east of the main facility, 2)
                                                             Intermediate Unit is located on the main grounds
                                                             and also house the Woman's Unit; and 3)
                                                             Crossroads Rehabilitation Unit which is a minimum
                                                             security unit. Most patients are involved in work
                                                             therapy/skills training working on the grounds in
                                                             some manner to prepare them to be released back
                                                             into society. FFF uses a point system for patients to
                                                             move from maximum to intermediate to minimum
                                                             security.
Eastern Louisiana                           Foundation/Advan Greenwell Springs Hospital (GSH) is a 145 - bed          This internship setting provides students with the
Mental Health                               ced              acute care, state operated psychiatric hospital for      opportunity to be part of a multi-disciplinary team and
System-Greenwell                                             adolescent, adults and young male substance              to learn skills in assessment, treatment plan
Springs Hospital                                             abusers. The hospital receives referrals from Earl K.    development, treatment, discharge and aftercare
                                                             Long, private hospitals and mental health clinics.       planning. Students will participate in staffings, morning
                                                             Interns will have the opportunity to work in either      rounds, chart documentation, and individual family, and
                                                             Adult psychiatric Services (male or female units),       group therapy. Social work interns will become familiar
                                                             Substance Abuse Treatment Services (SATS) or             with the state mental health system and the process of
                                                             Adolescent Services. The Adult Psychiatric Services      involuntary commitments. A working knowledge of the
                                                             provides short term inpatient treatment for mentally     DSM-IV disorders, especially schizophrenia, depression
                                                             ill clients who suffer from a wide range of acute        and substance abuse along with psychotropic
                                                             chronic DSM-IV disorders. Treatment is based on a        medications to treat these disorders will be acquired.
                                                             multi-disciplinary team approach and directed by a
                                                             psychiatrist. The goal of treatment is to improve the
                                                             client's functioning in order for the client to return
                                                             to the community by stabilizing the client on
                                                             medication, providing crisis intervention via
                                                             individual and group therapy, and providing
                                                             discharge planning using local mental health centers
                                                             and substance abuse clinics.
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                                                                Substance Abuse Treatment Services is a 16-bed,
                                                                dual diagnosis program that serves young adult
                                                                males (16-25) with substance abuse and mental
                                                                disorders.
Episcopal School                 www.ehsbr.org   Advanced       Episcopal is a K-12 private school. The missionof      The interns would be given the opportunity to conduct
                                                                the Counseling Department is to provide a              individual counseling sessions with students; with
                                                                supportive enviornment in which each child can         parents; in a small group setting and facilitate
                                                                develp spiritually, emotionally, socially and          classroom wellness education programs. The student
                                                                academically. We assist students in maximizing their   would be a part of the counseling department and
                                                                strengths through difference services such as:         attend their weekly meetings. They would have the
                                                                individual counseling, small group counsleing,         opportunity to attend related counseling workshops in
                                                                wellness educational programs, classroom guidance      the community and our Baton Rouge Educators support
                                                                activiities, student/parent conferences and            group with Dr. Hoppe once a month. Supervision would
                                                                enrichment and life skill classes.                     be provided weekly by LCSW supervisor.
Family Service                   www.wfpsb.org   Advanced       The Family Service Center is an interagency hub of     Students will have the opportunity to work with an
Center- West                                                    services for students and families in a small rural    array of multidisciplinary and community personnel in
Feliciana School                                                parish. The Family Service Center is under the         providing family-focused services. Experiences may
System                                                          School Board and provides health, medical,             include: individual and group counseling with students
                                                                education, mental health and social services.          of various ages; family counseling; student education
                                                                Services provided by the agency include: 1) EVEN       and prevention groups on topics such as social skill
                                                                START Family Literacy Program , 2) Teen Parenting      development, bereavement, violence prevention,
                                                                Program, 3) Bellsouth Toy Lending Library, 4)          character education; parenting education with teens
                                                                Salvation Army, 5) Project Hope (tutoring), 6)         and with adults, etc. Student will also become familiar
                                                                Service Coordination, 7) Nursing Services, 8)          with policy procedures.
                                                                Pediatric Clinics, 9) Child Search/Appraisal, 10)
                                                                Mental Health Services, 11) Health Curriculum and
                                                                12) Staff Wellness.
Family Service                   www.fsgbr.org   Advanced       Founded in 1955, Family Services is a direct service   Interns will be exposed to a wide variety of clients and
Center of Baton                                                 agency funded primarily by the United Way. It's        have the opportunity to utilize different therapy
Rouge                                                           main purpose is to support, strengthen and             techniques by doing individual, marital, family and
                                                                enhance family life in the Greater Baton Rouge         group therapy. Most interns will be assigned to the
                                                                area. The agency has four main components:             Counseling Program, and may also receive indirect
                                                                Counseling Program= provides counseling services       practice experience by participating in grant writing and
                                                                to families, couples and individuals who are in need   other projects. Students will perform intake
                                                                of emotional and behavioral assistance;                assessments, diagnose, develop treatment plans/goals
                                                                Parenting Center= provides parenting classes, self     and conduct therapy sessions with 5-10 clients.
                                                                protection of children, and reporting techniques to
                                                                parents, teachers and community groups;
                                                                Specialized Adolescent Services= provides case
                                                                management and advocacy to teen mothers and
                                                                their children; and
                                                                Independent Living Program= designed to help
                                                                foster children who are approaching the age of
                                                                majority with such issues as money management,
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                                                                        self-care and career decisions.
Focus Behavioral                                                        Focus Behavioral Hospital philosophy is that           Students will be encouraged to complete orientation,
Health                                                                  psychiatric disorders are diseases that may be         shadow an GSW/LCSW for a period of time. The
                                                                        progressive in nature and can affect the entire        student will participate in gropu therapy, clinical
                                                                        family, and when treatment is provided a positive      staffings and become egage in family sessions,
                                                                        progress is possible allowing the patient and family   visitations, review/complete clinical documentation of
                                                                        to gain optimal functioning capacity.                  notes, review patient charts, complete Psychosocials,
                                                                                                                               Assessment and Treatment plans. Weekly supervision
                                                                                                                               will be provided.
Gear Up Program                   www.gearup.lsu.ed Foundation/Advan The Gear Up Program is a grant program through            Students will be involved in mentoring, behavioral
                                  u                 ced              the LSU Department of Education called Gear Up            managements training, provide intensive family services
                                                                     Baton Rouge. The purpose of this program is to            to promote parental involvement, homework
                                                                     deliver and coordinate services to partner schools.       assistance, resource linkage and assessing needs of
                                                                                                                               students and families and increase students success.
Generations       Aging                              Foundation/Advan Synergy is an outpatient mental health provider for Students would participate in all services provided:
Behavioral Health                                    ced              adults.                                             group, individual and family. Students will complete
                                                                                                                          psychosocials, assessments, treatment plans, case
                                                                                                                          staffings and co-lead groups.
Grief Recovery                                       Foundation/Advan The Grief Recovery Center assists people struggling      Our services include professional counseling by licensed
Center                                               ced              with grief to understand, to cope with, and to adjust    therapists, counselors, social workers and pastoral care
                                                                      to their losses. It also works with professionals and    associates. We offer workshops and community
                                                                      non-professionals to increase their understanding of     presentations that target special needs such as "Grief,
                                                                      the needs of the bereaved and how best to respond        Stress and the Holidays." The Pastoral Care program
                                                                      to those needs.                                          provides assistance to those seeking spiritual healing.
                                                                                                                               Finally, support groups are offered throughout the year
                                                                                                                               on a rotating basis. Students will be involved in all
                                                                                                                               aspects of our services.
Gulf Coast Social                 www.gctfs.org      Foundation/Advan Gulf Coast Teaching Family Services, Inc. (GCTFS)        Gulf Coast Teaching Family Services, Inc. in Baton
Services                                             ced              is a private, non-profit corporation founded in 1983     Rouge provides comprehensive services to the disabled,
                                                                      in Louisiana to provide comprehensive human              therapeutic foster care and a youth tracking program.
                                                                      service programs to special needs children and           Interns at this facility will be supervised by a LCSW.
                                                                      adults, with various physical, mental, & emotional       Their primary function would be working with the
                                                                      challenges. The Agency is dedicated to establishing      Therapeutic Foster Care Program. Interns will become
                                                                      and operating community-based facilities, services       familiar with the policies and procedures of the agency
                                                                      and programs providing consultation, training, and       as well as the process that brings children into our
                                                                      educational services to individuals and to their         foster care program through Office of Community
                                                                      families, which promote the least restrictive            Services (OCS) or Office of Youth Development (OYD).
                                                                      treatment/placement alternatives.                        They will work directly with the foster children, foster
                                                                                                                               parents, OCS and other placing agencies. Through their
                                                                                                                               work experience they will have the opportunity to
                                                                                                                               develop treatment plans for the children, complete
                                                                                                                               quarterly reports to submit to the OCS worker and
                                                                                                                               advocate for services through the school system. As
                                                                                                                               time progresses with their internship they will have the
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                                                                                                                               opportunity to provide crisis stabilization if necessary.
                                                                                                                               They will observe and participate in agency staff
                                                                                                                               meetings, as well as meetings with other agencies.
HAART- HIV/AIDS                  www.haartinc.org   Advanced           The HIV/AIDS Alliance for Region Two, Inc.              The student will support the Project Manager with
Alliance for                                                           (HARRT) is a non-profit community-based                 many of the daily activities involved in the planning
Region Two, Inc.                                                       organization serving the serve parishes of Louisiana.   process. These experiences will include assisting with
                                                                       HAART serves as the Ryan White CARE Act Title II        obtaining input from this areas HIV Consumer Advisory
                                                                       Consortium, and as lead fiscal agency for               Council, researching focus group participants,
                                                                       distribution of those funds in Region II. HAART         conducting and recording focus group qualitative
                                                                       evolved from an 1989 task force formed by               information, completion of the Summary Report, design
                                                                       concerned citizens and Office of Public Health to       of PLWH survey in conjunction with Survey Analysis
                                                                       define the extent of the disease in the population,     contractor , production of survey instrument,
                                                                       the affected sub-population groups, and the need        coordinate analysis of PLWH survey with contractor and
                                                                       for services to assist affected individuals and         completion of the Comprehensive Client Report.
                                                                       families in the Baton Rouge area.
Hammond                                                                This agency is a part of the CAHSD that provides        TBA
Developmental                                                          services through Developmental Services.
Center - CAHSD
Community
Resource
Program Baton
Rouge
Health Care                                         Advanced           Health Care Centers in Schools operate school           In the first half of the Fall semester, the intern will
Centers in                                                             based health clinics staffed by nurses, physicians,     observe individual counseling, educational groups,
Schools                                                                psychology interns and social workers. The clinics      group counseling, mediation and negotiation of
                                                                       offer medical and mental health services to students    conflicts, student observation, class presentations,
                                                                       with parental consent. The clinics are located on the   assist in the daily operation of the clinic, and assist in
                                                                       campuses of Istrouma High School, Prescott Middle       the "Peer Helper" class. In the second half of the Fall
                                                                       School and Westdale Middle School.                      semester, the intern will perform the above mentioned
                                                                                                                               activities independently with supervision. In the Spring
                                                                                                                               semester, the intern is expected to function
                                                                                                                               autonomously with ongoing supervision as needed.
Heritage Ranch                   www.hrbr.org       Foundation/Advan Heritage ranch is a faith based non-profit                Student experiences will include primarily the Life
                                                    ced              organization. Heritage Ranch is providing Life Skills     Sckills programs facilitated at various local schools.
                                                                     Training to community youth while working to build        Other learning opportunities will include program and
                                                                     a Christian Children's Home in West Feliciana             policy development, volunteer recruitment and training,
                                                                     Parish. Heritage Ranch will provide housing,              board development.
                                                                     educational support, counseling, and Life Skills
                                                                     training to young people, ages 8-18, in the midst of
                                                                     crisis. We believe that regardless of the situation,
                                                                     support, training and time will bring healing and
                                                                     reunification to broken families.

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Hospice             Aging                   Advanced          Hospice is a non-profit, community-based United            This internship setting is a valuable and rewarding
Foundation of                                                 Way agency that provides palliative care for the           experience for an intern. The student will have the
Baton Rouge                                                   terminally ill patients and their families. An             opportunity to attend weekly team meetings and social
                                                              interdisciplinary team approach utilizing doctors,         service meetings, information visits prior to admit,
                                                              nurses, social workers, home health aides,                 social work visits for initial psychosocial assessments,
                                                              chaplains, volunteers, and family caregivers seek to       visits for on-going psychosocial needs, and
                                                              provide pain control and symptom management to             bereavement counseling. Counseling for famly and
                                                              patients with six months or less to live. The aim is       individual is orietned toward crisis intervention. For
                                                              to allow the best quality of life for patients and their   approximately two months the intern will accompany
                                                              families during this special time, with every effort       other professionals when making patient/family contact
                                                              being made to facilitate staying home through the          until the intern us acclimatized to the agency and its
                                                              entire process.                                            workings beforme assuming care of a patient/family.
                                                                                                                         The intern will eventually build a caseload of about 4
                                                                                                                         patients and 2 bereaved caregives/families.
Hunt Correctional                           Fondation/Advanc Hunt Correctional Center (HCC) is a multi-security          The internship will provide insight into mental health
Center-IMPACT                               ed               level, adult male correctional facility housing             and social work in a correctional setting. Students will
Program                                                      inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment            have two rotations involving, a) Mental Health
                                                             services                                                    Treatment of patients in Inpatient and Intermediate
                                                                                                                         Care Parograms, and b) the Outpatient Care/Case
                                                                                                                         Management Programs and in the intentensive
                                                                                                                         treatment/bootcamp IMPACT Program at Hunt
                                                                                                                         Correctional Center.

                                                                                                                         The student will participate in individual, group therapy
                                                                                                                         and case management activities with patients including
                                                                                                                         diagnosis, progress entries, mental health rounds,
                                                                                                                         counseling, and serve as a Team Member on a Multi-
                                                                                                                         disciplinary Committee while working closely with the
                                                                                                                         Social Work and Psychiatric Staff.

                                                                                                                         During the IMPACT rotation the intern will participate in
                                                                                                                         the intensive therapeutic treatment for substance
                                                                                                                         abuse, clinics on HIV, individual counseling,
                                                                                                                         assignments to develop personal awareness, atlernative
                                                                                                                         coping skills and problem solving activities.

                                                                                                                         Upon completion of the placement, student will be able
                                                                                                                         to conduct individual and group treatment activities,
                                                                                                                         identify mental disorders and to have developed a
                                                                                                                         working knowledge of psychotropic medications and
                                                                                                                         the DSM-IVTR
Hunt Correctional Aging                     Advanced          Hunt Correctional Center (HCC) is a multi-security         The internship will provide insight into mental health
Center-Mental                                                 level, adult male correctional                             and social work in a correctional setting. Students will
Health                                                                                                                   work in one or more units of the prison which could
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                                                                                                                              include the Mental Health Unit and the IMPACT
                                                                                                                              program. The Substance Abuse Program (HISAP) is the
                                                                                                                              last phase of IMPACT. While in the mental health unit,
                                                                                                                              the intern will provide individual therapy to inmates,
                                                                                                                              observe and facilitate groups, and attend Transfer
                                                                                                                              Team meetings with a multi-disciplinary team. The
                                                                                                                              HISAQP program is shock incarceration or boot camp
                                                                                                                              program Those inmates that qualify undergo 3 weeks
                                                                                                                              of extensive therapeutic treatment for substance abuse
                                                                                                                              which consist of small groups, educational lectures on
                                                                                                                              alcohol/substance abuse, clinics on HIV, individual
                                                                                                                              counseling, speakers, and homework assignments to
                                                                                                                              develop personal awareness, alternative coping skills
                                                                                                                              and problem solving skills. Upon completion of the
                                                                                                                              placement, interns will be able to conduct individual
                                                                                                                              and group treatment, identify mental disorders found in
                                                                                                                              the inmate population, and a working knowledge of
                                                                                                                              psychotropic drugs and the DSM-IV.
Iberville Parish                   www.ipsb.net    Foundation/Advan The purpose of the counseling department at               Student will work directly with social worker. Student
School Board-                                      ced              Dorseyville Elementary School is to provide               will assist with resource linkage, group counseling and
Dorseyville                                                         behavioral and mental health services to all              materials, individual counseling and family meetings.
Elementary                                                          students. School personnel make referrals for: poor       Student will also become skilled at documentation.
School                                                              impulse control, anger/aggression, bullying,
                                                                    inadequate peer relations, low self-esteem, anxiety,
                                                                    family issues, depression, crisis.
Iberville Parish                                   Advanced          IPSAC provides adult outpatient substance abuse          Students will receive orientation to the agency which
Substance Abuse                                                      treatment. Both intensive and non-intensive              functions as a typical outpatient program. There will
Clinic                                                               services. The agency also provides prevention            receive training and participate in client intakes, group
                                                                     services to youth in Iberville Parish. Center provides   therapy, individual, exit interviews and documentation.
                                                                     both 12 step and cognitive behaviors therapies.
Jefferson Oaks                     jobhcares.com   Foundation/Advan Jefferson Oaks provides intensive and structured          Students activites will be determined by the level of
Behavioral Health,                                 ced              mental heatlh services for adults whose psychiatric       internship: foundation or advanced. Students will
Inc.                                                                illnesses are severe enough to impact daily               experience and participate in all aspects of social work
                                                                    functioning, but not severe enough to necessitate         practice including agency policies and procedures,
                                                                    24 hour care. A structured goal-oriented treatment        service delivery, mulit-disciplinary treatment team
                                                                    schedule is proviced to address psychological and         staffing. Students will be given the opportunity to learn
                                                                    behavioral issues utilizing a variety of core             procedures related to intake, assessment, admission
                                                                    therapeutic approaches.                                   and discharge. Upon completion or orientation students
                                                                                                                              will function as a member of the social work team to
                                                                                                                              assist in providing services from intake to referrals.
Juvenile Services Child                            Foundation        East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Court's function is The intern will be responsible for the direct supervision
                  Welfare                                            to divert, supervise, refer, counsel and place       of youth and families as related to court and intake
                                                                     juveniles 16 years old and younger and/or their      directives (Probation officer). The student will also
                                                                     families who have sought assistance for              participate in various groups and diversion clinics. The
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                                                                    ungovernable children and/or have children who       intern will gain knowledge of community treatment,
                                                                    have been arrested and referred for court services. resources, judicial system, education and vocational
                                                                    This includes a combination of intake,               resources.
                                                                    casework/probation, outreach, judicial intervention,
                                                                    and liaison work with the district attorney's office
                                                                    and public defender's office.
Lane Memorial       Aging                        Foundation/Advan Lane Memorial Hospital is a short term, general,         Students will become familiar with the hospital policies
Hospital-Social                                  ced              acute care medical facility. Social Services provides    and procedures. They will participate in discharge
Services                                                          a range of social work services throughout the           planning, assessments, and crisis intervention. Student
                                                                  hospital.                                                will become familiar with community and state referrals
                                                                                                                           and application information. Students would be
                                                                                                                           exposed to a variety of special units.
Lane                Aging                                           Lane Rehabilitation Center, a 30-bed acute rehab      Students will participate in all social work
Rehabilitation                                                      facility, provides a comprehensive inpatient program services/activities and trainings.
Center                                                              for adult patients with medical trauma or illnesses
                                                                    such as strokes; injury to the brain; orthopedic
                                                                    traumas; neurological disorders; spinal cord injuries
                                                                    and other disabling conditions. A highly qualified
                                                                    team of doctors, nurses, therapists, social workers
                                                                    and other healthcare professionals help patients
                                                                    develop skills that were lost due to injury.
Livingston Parish                 www.lpsb.org   Advanced           In 2005-2006 the student population is                 An intern will develop informal and formal assessment
School Board                                                        approximately 22,000 and there are 39 schools plus     skills and counseling strategies appropriate for the
Pupil Appraisal                                                     an Option III campus. Pupil Appraisal services are     school environment. Experiences may include
                                                                    an integral part of services provided students in      conducting social history interviews, monitoring
                                                                    regular education and special education settings.      academic and behavioral interventions, conducting
                                                                    Services are both direct and indirect and include      systematic observations, assessing adaptive behavior
                                                                    evidence-based academic and behavior intervention      functioning, and providing individual / group
                                                                    with systematic progress, monitoring and graphing      counseling. Interns will become familiar with the full
                                                                    of results, consultation, counseling, crisis           range of Pupil Appraisal Services and the multi-
                                                                    intervention and evaluation. School social workers     disciplinary approach.
                                                                    collaborate with other professionals, including
                                                                    principlas, teachers, school counselors, certified
                                                                    school psychologist, educational diagnosticians, OT,
                                                                    PT and adapted PE.
Livingston Youth                                 Advanced           Livingston Youth and Family Counseling (LYFC) is a     Interns will gain experience in both direct and indirect
& Family                                                            private, non-profit agency that provides counseling,   social work practice at LYFC. Students will be exposed
Counseling                                                          crisis intervention, and education to low income       to budgeting , funding sources and administrative
                                                                    families and youth of Livingston Parish on a sliding   activities wherein indirect skills will be acquired. Each
                                                                    fee scale. The agency was established in 1980 and      intern will carry a caseload of approximately 7 clients
                                                                    is supported by local government and the United        during the semester and conduct individual, group and
                                                                    Way. the mission of LYFC is to help it's clients       family therapy with children and adults. Skills that will
                                                                    prevent and resolve problems that impact their lives   be acquired in this setting are crisis intervention skills,
                                                                    by conducting individual, family and group             assessment skills, goal setting, treatment planning and
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                                                                counseling sessions.                                     evaluation, and appropriate recording skills. This is an
                                                                                                                         excellent placement to practice and refine counseling
                                                                                                                         skills and become familiar with the workings of a rural
                                                                                                                         non-profit family counseling center.
Louisiana             Aging                   Advanced          LCIW operates the states only reception and              Students will be oriented to all policies and procedures.
Correctional                                                    diagnostic unit for adult female offenders and the       They will shadow social workers to learn the various
Institute for                                                   states only substance abuse program for female           tyles and techniques utlized by the social work staff.
Women (LCIW)                                                    offenders.                                               They will ben have the opportunity to work directly with
                                                                                                                         one social woerker and participate in weekly staffings,
                                                                                                                         groups, family, and individual sessions. Advanced
                                                                                                                         students will then be assisgned a small number of
                                                                                                                         clients.
Louisiana Office                              Advanced          The primary function of the Office for Addictive         Students placed in the State Office of Alcohol and Drug
of Addictive                                                    Disorders relates to the prevention of substance         Abuse would have exposure to the overall management
Disorders                                                       abuse and the diagnosis, training, treatment, and        and development of the agency. State Office
                                                                education of individuals afflicted with the disease of   professionals are involved in policy and planning,
                                                                alcohol and drug abuse. To accomplish these              management information, prevention and treatment
                                                                objectives, OAD provides treatment and prevention        program development.
                                                                services through state operated facilities, cotnract
                                                                programs and/or interagency agreements. OAD also
                                                                provides treatment and prevention services related
                                                                to problem and compulsive gamblers.
Louisiana SEARCH                                                The Louisiana Student/Resident Experiences and           Students will partiicpate in all social work services
Program                                                         Rotations in Community Health (SEARCH) program           provided in medical setting with lower income patients.
                                                                offers training opportunities to qualified health
                                                                professional students in designated sites located in
                                                                Louisiana’s Health Professional Shortage Areas
                                                                (HPSAs). Students receive a unique experience
                                                                serving underserved populations by working on
                                                                multidisciplinary health care teams in culturally
                                                                diverse community-based settings. The purpose of
                                                                SEARCH is to develop a cadre of dedicated health
                                                                professional students that are committed to
                                                                providing health care services to underserved
                                                                populations.
LSU- Office of                                Foundation/Advan Disability Services' purpose is to provide access and     Students will assist with assessment, disability
Disability Services                           ced              accommodation to students with disabilities to            management counseling and case management of
                                                               ensure full participation in the university- and to       students in the program. Students will co-faciliate the
                                                               help students achieve their education goals. The          support group. Students will receive training and
                                                               Supported Education Program is designed to help           information on ADA law and compliance and also assist
                                                               students with severe psychological disabilities           with community outreach. Student will receive
                                                               achieve their educational and vocational goals. The       supervision on a daily basis from the SEP advisor and
                                                               office also serves to heighten awareness and              the BCSW supervisor will be provided at LSU Mental
                                                               understanding of all disabilities on the campus and       Health Center (1 hour individual). Our agency is
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                                                                      in the community. Our philosophy is that students committed to providing adequate instruction and
                                                                      have the right to self-determination and equal        support to student interns.
                                                                      access (including the right to fail or make mistakes)
                                                                      and that a student is their own best advocate!
LSU- Center for                   www.cas.lsu.edu   Foundation/Advan CAS is a unit at LSU which helps empower students        The SW intern will participate in several parts of
Academic Success                                    ced              to reach their full academic potential. This is          programs: provide brief supportive counseling for test
                                                                     achieved by using practical, evidenced based             anxiety, low self estermm and those presenting in
                                                                     strategies and brokering university resources to aid     academic distress; partiipate in outreach programs for
                                                                     students in having successful and healthy learning       "at risk" students, liaise relationship with mental health
                                                                     experiences. Located in Student Life.                    services, referrals, assessment tools, create educational
                                                                                                                              workshops, newsletter developmment and work with
                                                                                                                              TRIO Program.
LSU HSC -                         www.lsuhsc.edu    Foundation/Advan LSU Health Sciences Center contracts wit the             Students will have the opportunity to work with
Juvenile                                            ced              Department of Juvenile Services to provide medical,      adolescent males and/or females. Students could be
Corrections                                                          mental health and dental services at the secure          involved in completing psychosocial evaluation,
Program at Jetson                                                    juevile facility.                                        development of treatment plans, individual and group
                                                                                                                              counseling, discharge planning, and cell restriction
                                                                                                                              assessments. Students would observe social workers,
                                                                                                                              then assist and in advanced year mainatin with some
                                                                                                                              independence. Student would be in supervisor one hour
                                                                                                                              a week, and participate in program assignment, case
                                                                                                                              review with psychiatrist and educational training with
                                                                                                                              psychiatrist when possible. Student will complete a 20
                                                                                                                              hours of pre-service training before beginning
                                                                                                                              internship and have a criminal background check.
LSU Mental                                          Advanced          The Mental Health Service, along with the Medical       MHS serves as a training facility for Social Work
Health Services                                                       Clinics and the Wellness Education Department, is       students from LSU and Tulane University who desire a
                                                                      an integral part of the Student Health Center.          comprehensive experience in providing clinical services.
                                                                                                                              As a Social Work intern, you will have the opportunity
                                                                      Our mission is to provide, promote and support          to provide direct treatment services to individuals,
                                                                      services that integrate individual health, education    groups, and couples. You will work under the close
                                                                      for health, prevention of disease, clinical treatment   supervision of our highly experienced senior staff.
                                                                      for illness and public health responsibilities
                                                                      consistent with the educational mission of the          As a Social Work intern you will be part of a multi-
                                                                      University.                                             disciplinary team consisting of licensed Clinical Social
                                                                                                                              Workers, Clinical Psychologists, as well as a
                                                                      Our primary goal is to provide accessible quality       Psychiatrist. As MHS is an American Psychological
                                                                      health care, health education and mental health         Association approved training facility, you will also
                                                                      services, in an on-campus outpatient setting. By        enjoy the exposure to doctoral level psychology
                                                                      accessing these services, students will be able to      students who are completing their doctoral internship.
                                                                      enhance their overall wellness, thus supporting their
                                                                      academic success.                                     Our program of training includes the following required
                                                                                                                            components:
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                                                                                                                          · Direct Individual Supervision: at least one hour each
                                                                                                                          week alone with your supervisor to review your cases,
                                                                                                                          ask for guidance, and learn to link theory to direct
                                                                                                                          practice;

                                                                                                                          · Intern Case Review: a multi-disciplinary group of
                                                                                                                          interns who learn to provide peer supervision under the
                                                                                                                          guidance of a licensed professional;

                                                                                                                          · Weekly Teaching Conference: a multi-disciplinary
                                                                                                                          opportunity for professionals from our staff and from
                                                                                                                          the community to provide lecture/presentation on
                                                                                                                          various mental health topics and treatment modalities.
                                                                                                                          This conference is offered in a relaxed atmosphere and
                                                                                                                          various styles of presentation are used from didactic to
                                                                                                                          experiential;

                                                                                                                          · Experiential Group: a multi-disciplinary group that is
                                                                                                                          held weekly and provides all interns with an opportunity
                                                                                                                          to explore their clinical learning experiences in a safe
                                                                                                                          environment. This group is held in strictest confidence
                                                                                                                          by the participants and is led by an outside
                                                                                                                          professional;

                                                                                                                          · Summer Case Study Seminar: this is a new
                                                                                                                          component of the Social Work training. Interns
                                                                                                                          accepted to our program will be provided a book of
                                                                                                                          case studies with readings that help illustrate theory.
                                                                                                                          This seminar will be held three times during the
                                                                                                                          summer. The intern will be expected to have read the
                                                                                                                          cases and theory articles and be prepared to discuss
                                                                                                                          these in a 90-minute meeting.
LSU Office of First                 lsu.edu                       The First Year Experience (FYE) department is           To that end, the Graduate Intern will be critical in the
Year Experience                                                   located within the Division of Student Life and is      continuing development and implementation of the
                                                                  responsible for:                                        department’s vision. The person in this role will play a
                                                                                                                          critical role in serving first year students, assist in the
                                                                  • Overseeing the development, enhancement, and          enhancement of services and programs for the
                                                                  assessment of programs and services for first year      department, and work collaboratively with the staff in
                                                                  students at LSU                                         the implementation of programs and services.
                                                                  • Creating and managing new programs to enhance
                                                                  the academic experience of the student body             KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
                                                                  • Implementing programming for first year and           ♣ There are opportunities for interns to be devoted to a
                                                                  transfer students which is designed to facilitate the   particular student sub-population (e.g. First generation
                                                                  transition into college life.                           students, transfer students, student veterans, out of
                                                                                                                          state students, academically at risk, etc.)
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                                                                   Through a broad scope of programming,                     ♣ Upon defining a student sub population interns would
                                                                   experiential learning, and leadership development         assist in the development of outreach initiatives
                                                                   opportunities, the department supports the                ♣ Coordinate contact and assessment with sub
                                                                   academic mission of Louisiana State University and        population
                                                                   prepares students to become citizens in a global          ♣ Conduct individual meetings with students as
                                                                   community. FYE also fosters collaboration across          necessary to identify student needs
                                                                   campus to maximize student success both inside            ♣ Participate in other departmental initiatives to serve
                                                                   and outside the classroom and provides a seamless,        first year students
                                                                   balanced learning environment.
LSU- Office of                    www.lsu.edu/welln Foundation     The Wellness Department provides a variety of             Interns are involved in individual assessments,
Health Promotion                  ess                              health education and health promotion                     education, and referral activities; educational outreach
                                                                   opportunities to assist students in the development       programs for classes and informal student groups;
                                                                   of safe, healthy lifestyles embracing seven               campus wide promotional events; and resource
                                                                   interrelated dimensions of life; physical, emotional,     promotion through literature dissemination. Interns will
                                                                   intellectual, social, spiritual, and environmental. The   plan, direct and implement campus health promotion
                                                                   primary purpose and goal of the Wellness                  events in collaboration with the Wellness Education
                                                                   Department is to promote wellness among the               Department staff. The intern will assist the Wellness
                                                                   campus community.                                         Education Coordinators in the development and
                                                                                                                             implementation of activities associated with the student
                                                                                                                             peer education groups. Students will conduct individual
                                                                                                                             educational consultations with LSU students seeking
                                                                                                                             information about stress management, smoking
                                                                                                                             cessation, and other health issues. Student will
                                                                                                                             independently plan and implement group health
                                                                                                                             education presentations for LSU students. Interns will
                                                                                                                             develop and create educational documents and visual
                                                                                                                             educational displays.
LSU Student
Adocacy Program
LSU Vet School -                                    Advanced       The LSU Vet School counseling department provides         This is an excellent placement for a motivated
Office of Student                                                  counseling and/or referral for approximately 650 vet      individual to learn a different approach to therapy.
Affairs                                                            school students, staff and faculty regarding              Learning experiences will include individual therapy
                                                                   personal and/or academic problems. Counseling is          with an emphasis on crisis intervention, preparing and
                                                                   done on an individual, group and couple basis. In         presenting seminars, group facilitation, intake
                                                                   addition, grief counseling is provided to clients         assessment, and interviewing techniques. The intern
                                                                   through individual and group session who have lost        will learn about animal assisted therapy or pet therapy,
                                                                   a pet. The Vet School is involved with Tiger HATS         study the human-animal bond, and make appropriate
                                                                   (Human Animal Therapy Service) which is an animal         community or organizational referrals.
                                                                   assisted therapy program.
Mary Bird Perkins                 www.marybird.org Advanced        Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is a private, non-        The intern will have the opportunity to acquire skills in
Cancer Center                                                      profit organization dedicated to providing cancer         crisis intervention, individual and group therapy,
                                                                   patients in the Baton Rouge area with the most            knowledge and utilization of community resources, and
                                                                   advanced treatment technology and comprehensive           patient education. This placement will also afford the
                                                                   care available. The agency provides a multi-              student to become familiar with death and dying issues,
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                                                                 disciplinary approach to cancer treatment.                different forms of cancer, and cancer treatment. This
                                                                                                                           placement will provide the student with knowledge
                                                                                                                           about federal and state health insurance programs.
Meadowood         Aging                                          The program goal is to provide                            Students will become familiar with a wide range of DSM
CMHC                                                             individualized clinical care and                          disorders and treatment methods. Students will
                                                                 supportive services to reduce                             participate in 1-1 and group services and treatment
                                                                 inpatient hospitalization.                                meetings.
Medical                         www.mmoinc.com Advanced          The Silver Options program provides a holistic            The student will have the opportunity to work with a
Management                                                       approach which addresses the medical, emotional,          variety of patients, including, elderly, chronic mentally
Options-Silver                                                   psychological, physical and social needs of the           ill, and dual diagnosed-mental illness.. The students will
Options                                                          patient. This program is for the patient who is           be supervised leading group and individual therapy..
                                                                 manifesting acute behavioral disorders, and is            They will also be given direction completing psycho-
                                                                 restorative in nature. Emphasis is placed on              social assessments and other evaluations. Students will
                                                                 enhancing the patient's capabilities in activities of     become familiar with Medicare requirements, charting,
                                                                 daily living, health maintenance, socialization skills,   and billing. Student will also be able to participate in in-
                                                                 pre-vocational and leisure skills. The intent of the      service trainings.
                                                                 program is to establish supportive attitudes toward
                                                                 the patient while allowing as much physical and
                                                                 psychological independence as functioning permits.
Medical                                           Foundation     Turing Pount Youth offers intensive mental health         Individual and Family counseling in home and schools;
Management                                                       rehabilitation services to children and youth under       identify community resources and link families to those
Options-Turning                                                  the age of 21 at risk of out of home placement. Our       resources; maintain contact with support systems,
Point Youth                                                      goal is to promote family stability and permanency.       including school, probation, etc.
Program                                                          Families are actively involved in all aspects of
                                                                 treatment. We establish collaborative relationships
                                                                 with schools and other child serving systems, in
                                                                 order to coordinate services across systems and
                                                                 advocate for families. The goal of the program is to
                                                                 promote a therapeutic supportive environment,
                                                                 which will enhance the child's overall well being,
                                                                 and improve coping skills and behavior.
                                                                 Professionals work with the child in their own home,
                                                                 at school and in various community settings in order
                                                                 to achieve a more productive and healthy lifestyle.
National                        www.nasw.la.org   Advanced       NASW state headquarters are located in Baton              NASW internship will provide the social work intern with
Association of                                                   Rouge with various cities having local chapters. The      the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge that are
Social Work                                                      mission is to support the diverse interests of our        useful in an indirect community context setting
                                                                 membership in order to build on the strength of           including planning, organizing and non-profit
                                                                 racial, ethnic and cultural diversity. The purposes of    organization skills. Intern opportunities include:
                                                                 NASW are to promote the quality and effectiveness         assisting the NASW-LA Chapter in offering continuing
                                                                 of social work practice through services to               education workshops and annual conference;
                                                                 individuals, group and communities, to provide            participate on Chapter committees such as
                                                                 opportunities for professional to work toward             Membership, Annual Conference, Continuing Education
                                                                 maintaining and promoting high standards of               and others; organizing Legislative Day; attending local
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                                                                  practice, and to further the broad objective of          and state committees and coalition meetings;
                                                                  improving conditions of life through utilization of      researching social work topics and issues to support
                                                                  social work knowledge and skills.                        advocacy efforts; developing articles for Chapter
                                                                                                                           newsletter; special projects; and tracking legislation
                                                                                                                           relevant to the social work profession. Computer and
                                                                                                                           basic office skills are required.
Ocean's                           www.obhbr.info
Behavioral Helath
- BR
OCS- State Office Child                            Advanced       The BR-OCS is the public child welfare agency            Students are involved in all services provide by agency.
                  Welfare                                         responsible for providing child protective services,     Including, services to abused/neglected children (in the
                                                                  family preservation services, foster care, adoption      custody of the state) and their families after children
                                                                  and home development programs. Parish office             are removed from their families via court order. Foster
                                                                  located in BR, Iberville, Gonzales, New Roads and        care provides substitute, temporary care for a planned
                                                                  Jackson. All programs are home based interventions       period of time. Staff are responsible for locating an
                                                                  with some opportunities to provide parent training,      appropriate placement for the child, place the child,
                                                                  children's groups, sexual abuse groups and other         make family assessments, develop case plans directed
                                                                  groups as well. Programs provided are as follows:        a ameliorating the reasons for the child entering foster
                                                                  CHILD PROTECTION: staff takes reports of child           care and overcoming barriers to reunifying the family
                                                                  abuse and neglect, screen and investigate reports        and identify needs of the child. staff attend and
                                                                  that meet the agency acceptance criteria. Staff          participate in court hearings regarding the child's
                                                                  assess child's safety, provide short term services to    custody, assess parent/child relationship, and may
                                                                  the family to prevent foster care placement, and         provide treatment needs of the child. ADOPTION-
                                                                  provide services for the child's safety. Cases may be    services are available to children who are adaptable
                                                                  referred of Family Services or Internship Home           until a placement is made and the adoption finalized.
                                                                  Based Services for additional services to preserve       Staff prepare children, most of whom have special
                                                                  the family while protecting the child. For children at   needs, for adoption via developing a life book with the
                                                                  imminent risk of harm, the judge is contacted for an     child which most children find a therapeutic
                                                                  emergency court order, the child or perpetrator is       intervention. Adoption staff have the same court duties
                                                                  removed, events documented and forwarded to the          as foster care staff in addition to tasks necessary to
                                                                  D.A. to file a petition, and testify in detention and    finalize the adoption. HOME DEVELOPMENT- staff
                                                                  adjudication hearings. FAMILY SERVICES: provides         recruits, provides pre-service training and certifies
                                                                  services to families who have abused or neglected        prospective foster parents. They also conduct re-
                                                                  their children, but removal of the child is not          evaluations of certified homes, and asset other foster
                                                                  deemed necessary. A case plan is developed with          and adoption staff identify families for a child in need of
                                                                  identified actions and services to support the family    a placement.
                                                                  to meet their children's needs and strengthen the
                                                                  family. Family assessment is continuous. FOSTER
                                                                  CARE- this service is provided as a last resort. S
Office of           Child                          Advanced       The BR-OCS is the public child welfare agency            Interns will acquire skills in crisis intervention, make
Community           Welfare                                       responsible for providing child protective services,     referrals to the community, case planning, case
Services- (State                                                  family preservation services, foster care, adoption      management and provision of direct services with
Baton Rouge)                                                      and home development programs. Parish office             adults and children through group, family, individual,
                                                                  located in BR, Iberville, Gonzales, New Roads and        and play therapy. There is opportunity for participation
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                                                Jackson. All programs are home based interventions       in interdisciplinary consultation, work with many
                                                with some opportunities to provide parent training,      community agencies such as court, schools, public
                                                children's groups, sexual abuse groups and other         health, and mental health. IV-E stipend students will be
                                                groups as well. Programs provided are as follows:        exposed to work in all programs while working with a
                                                CHILD PROTECTION: staff takes reports of child           few specific families during most of the internship
                                                abuse and neglect, screen and investigate reports        period.
                                                that meet the agency acceptance criteria. Staff
                                                assess child's safety, provide short term services to
                                                the family to prevent foster care placement, and
                                                provide services for the child's safety. Cases may be
                                                referred of Family Services or Internship Home
                                                Based Services for additional services to preserve
                                                the family while protecting the child. For children at
                                                imminent risk of harm, the judge is contacted for an
                                                emergency court order, the child or perpetrator is
                                                removed, events documented and forwarded to the
                                                D.A. to file a petition, and testify in detention and
                                                adjudication hearings. FAMILY SERVICES: provides
                                                services to families who have abused or neglected
                                                their children, but removal of the child is not
                                                deemed necessary. A case plan is developed with
                                                identified actions and services to support the family
                                                to meet their children's needs and strengthen the
                                                family. Family assessment is continuous. FOSTER
                                                CARE- this service is provided as a last resort. Staff
                                                provide services to abused/neglected children (in
                                                the custody of the state) and their families after
                                                children are removed from their families via court
                                                order. Foster care provides substitute, temporary
                                                care for a planned period of time. Staff are
                                                responsible for locating an appropriate placement
                                                for the child, place the child, make family
                                                assessments, develop case plans directed a
                                                ameliorating the reasons for the child entering
                                                foster care and overcoming barriers to reunifying
                                                the family and identify needs of the child. staff
                                                attend and participate in court hearings regarding
                                                the child's custody, assess parent/child relationship,
                                                and may provide treatment needs of the child.
                                                ADOPTION- services are available to children who
                                                are adaptable until a placement is made and the
                                                adoption finalized. Staff prepare children, most of
                                                whom have special needs, for adoption via
                                                developing a life book with the child which most
                                                children find a therapeutic intervention. Adoption
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                                                                   staff have the same court duties as foster care staff
                                                                   in addition to tasks necessary to finalize the
                                                                   adoption. HOME DEVELOPMENT- staff recruits,
                                                                   provides pre-service training and certifies
                                                                   prospective foster parents. They also conduct re-
                                                                   evaluations of certified homes, and asset other
                                                                   foster and adoption staff identify families for a child
                                                                   in need of a placement.
Office of Juvenile                                                 This is a new stipend program that allow students         Students will participate in micro and macro level
Justice-Central                                                    to intern at various OJJ programs (Jetson, Bridge         services in various departments within the Office of
Office                                                             City).                                                    Juvenile Justice. This includes placement in Jetson
                                                                                                                             Correctional Center for Youth, Bridge City Correctional
                                                                                                                             Center for Youth as well as possible regional offices in
                                                                                                                             Lafayette and/or Lake Charles.
Office of Mental                                 Advanced          The State Office of the Division of Mental Health is      The intern will receive indirect skills in this social work
Health                                                             responsible for program planning, implementation,         setting. Evaluation, fiscal management and budgeting
                                                                   evaluation and oversight for all state operated           of programs, contract development and review,
                                                                   inpatient and outpatient mental health services.          tracking of trends and evaluation instruments, state of
                                                                   Compliance is through the state plan, P199-660.           the knowledge review regarding acute psychiatric
                                                                                                                             inpatient treatment units, and tracking legislation
                                                                                                                             regarding the division of mental health and other
                                                                                                                             mental health laws will be done by the intern.
OLOL - St. Ann       Aging                       Advanced          This is a psychiatric day program. Adult patients are     This is an opportunity to work in the Mental and
Partial                                                            referred from the COPE team or from the inpatient         Behavioral Division at OLOL RMC. Interns will be able to
Hospitalization                                                    units. Patients attend the program during the day         observe and learn the skills of a psychiatric social
Program                                                            where they receive group therapy, family therapy,         worker in an outpatient day progam. Students will have
                                                                   and individual therapy. A psychiatrist will provide       an opportunity to learn the skills of group therapy,
                                                                   treatement to patients in the program. Examples of        education groups, family therapy, individual therapy,
                                                                   disorders that patienst present with in treatment         completing Psychosocial Assessments and treatment
                                                                   include depression, Obessessive-Compulsive, Bipolar       plans. Student will also have an opportunity to learn
                                                                   Disorder, and Schizophrenia. Patients are taught          working knowledge of DSM-IV, psychiatric medications
                                                                   coping mechanisims to deal with their illness and         and discharge plannign. Psychiatrist meet with the
                                                                   situations along the education about their illness.       team on a regualr basis and provide guidance about
                                                                                                                             the treatment plans of the patients. Students will also
                                                                                                                             be expected to provide educational groups to the
                                                                                                                             patients on basic coping skills such as anger
                                                                                                                             management, coping with stress, managing your
                                                                                                                             boundaries, etc.
OLOL - St.                         ololrmc.com   Foundation/Advan Our Lady of the Lake (OLOL) Regional Medical               This agency is an excellent setting for the social work
Anthony's Home                                   ced              Center is a Catholic health care facility with 838         intern to work directly with AIDS or HIV positive
                                                                  beds, making it one of the largest in the area. One        patients. The supervision is excellent and the student
                                                                  specialized program is Immunological Support               will receive both direct and indirect experiences. The
                                                                  which provides services for patients with HIV and          student will acquire skills in individual and group
                                                                  AIDS, their family, significant others and the             therapy, crisis intervention, planning and
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                                                                  community. Services include individual and group         implementation of educational programs, and a
                                                                  therapy, support groups, and education.                  knowledge of entitlement programs and community
                                                                                                                           resources. The student will be an ongoing support to a
                                                                                                                           person or family member suffering with these illnesses.
                                                                                                                           Students will intern at St. Anthonys residential program
                                                                                                                           to gain skills at case management, medical,
                                                                                                                           assessments, and mental health evaluation.
                                                                                                                           Consultation and general counseling.
OLOL - St. Clare                 www.ololrmc.com   Advanced       This is a 20 bed inpatient psychiatric unit located in   This is an opportunity to work in the Mental &
Center                                                            the TAU center of OLOL. Patients are admitted on         Behavioral Health Division at OLOL RMC. Interns will
                                                                  an involuntary or voluntary status. Many of the          observe and learn the skills of a psychiatric social
                                                                  patients suffer from depression, psychosis, suicidal     worker in a fast moving and intense setting. Social
                                                                  ideations and attempts, marital problems and other       work responsibilities students will learn are: group
                                                                  psychiatric problems requiring inpatient treatment.      therapy, education groups, family therapy, individual
                                                                  The treatment is led by a pscyhiatrist who works         therapy, completing psychosocial assessments and
                                                                  with the multidisciplinary team in addressing the        treatment plans. Student will also have an opportunity
                                                                  goals of the patient. The focus is on assessment,        to learn working knowledge of DSM-IV, psychiatric
                                                                  intervention, stablilization, and education. The unit    medications and discharge planning.
                                                                  staff uses a multidisciplinary team approach.
OLOL- 1 North                                      Advanced       The Division of Mental and Behavioral Health             The intern will have the opportunity to work in a
                                                                  provides a continuum of mental health services to        psychiatric setting in a large medical institutions. The
                                                                  patients with a DSM-IV diagnosis. Services include       students will learn both skills in dealing with psychiatric
                                                                  assessment, individual and group therapy,                patients as well as medical terminology. Interns will
                                                                  education and discharge planning. 1-North is             gain knowledge in psychosocial assessments, individual
                                                                  located in the main building of the hospital. It is a    and group therapy, case management, learning
                                                                  12-bed inpatinet, locked unit for the more severe        community resources, working with a multi-disciplinary
                                                                  mentally ill usually suffering from a DSM-IV             team, working knowledge of DSM-AIV diagnoses,
                                                                  diagnosis. The unit provides care for the chronic        treatments and medications, and discharge planning.
                                                                  mentally ill, patient's condigions in addition to
                                                                  spychiatric conditions, and those who are deemed a
                                                                  danger to themselves or others. Patients here suffer
                                                                  from major depression, personlity disorders, bi-
                                                                  polar, schizophrenia, substance abuse, dual
                                                                  diagnoses, as well as other medical conditions. The
                                                                  average length of stay is 5-7 days.
OLOL- Case         Aging                           Advanced       This unit provides a full array of medical social work   Interns will be involved in direct care with ill patients
Management                                                        services including counseling, grief work, coping,       and their families. Observation and involvement with
                                                                  discharge planning and community rsources. Variety       adult patients, staff meetings and conferences. Interns
                                                                  of units and varying populations- pediatrics, adults     must be "self" starters and be able to work
                                                                  and geriatrics.                                          independently.
OLOL-Adolescent                                    Advanced       The Division of Mental and Behavioral Health             The intern will have the opportunity to work in a
Unit                                                              provides a continuum of mental health services to        psychiatric setting in a large medical institutions. The
                                                                  patients with a DSM-IV diagnosis. Services include       students will learn both skills in dealing with psychiatric
                                                                  assessment, individual and group therapy,                patients as well as medical terminology. Interns will
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                                                          education and discharge planning. The                    gain knowledge in psychosocial assessments, individual
                                                          ADOLESCENT UNIT is locked inpatinet and partial          and group therapy, case management, learning
                                                          hospital program for ages 10-17 years of age. The        community resources, working with a multi-disciplinary
                                                          average length of stay is 5-7 days.                      team, working knowledge of DSM-AIV diagnoses,
                                                                                                                   treatments and medications, and discharge planning
                                                                                                                   with the adolescent population.
OLOL-COPE Team                             Advanced       The Division of Mental and Behavioral Health             The intern will have the opportunity to work in a
                                                          provides a continuum of mental health services to        psychiatric setting in a large medical institutions. The
                                                          patients with a DSM-IV diagnosis. Services include       students will learn both skills in dealing with psychiatric
                                                          assessment, individual and group therapy,                patients as well as medical terminology. Interns will
                                                          education and discharge planning. The COPE team          gain knowledge in crisis intervention, mental status
                                                          serves as the single point of entry into all OLOL-       assessment, suicide assessment, community resources,
                                                          Psychiatric Services. The COPE team provides 24          working with a multi-disciplinary team, working
                                                          hour crisis oriented psychiatric evaluation services.    knowledge of DSM-AIV diagnoses and managed care
                                                          The COPE team assesses patients and determines           referral system.
                                                          the level of intervention indicated and makes the
                                                          necessary referrals.
OLOL-Geriatric    Aging                    Advanced       The Division of Mental and Behavioral Health             The intern will have the opportunity to work in a
Behavioral Center                                         provides a continuum of mental health services to        psychiatric setting in a large medical institutions. The
                                                          patients with a DSM-IV diagnosis. Services include       students will learn both skills in dealing with psychiatric
                                                          assessment, individual and group therapy,                patients as well as medical terminology. Interns will
                                                          education and discharge planning. The average            gain knowledge in psychosocial assessments, individual
                                                          length of stay is 5-7 days. GERIATRIC BEHAVIORAL         and group therapy, case management, learning
                                                          UNIT which is designed to provide comprehensive          community resources, working with a multi-disciplinary
                                                          assessment, diagnosis and treatment of elderly           team, working knowledge of DSM-AIV diagnoses,
                                                          persons with changes in cognitive or behavioral          treatments and medications, and discharge planning.
                                                          functioning. The GBC provides short term
                                                          intervention to restore elderly individuals to their
                                                          optimal level of functioning, independence and
                                                          sense of self worth.
OLOL-PACE          Aging                   Foundation     Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center             The intern will acquire skills and knowledge of physical,
Program                                                   (OLOL) is a private hospital ran by the Francisican      emotional, social and financial factors that affect the
                                                          order of nuns. The ST. FRANCIS HOUSE is one of           geriatric population. The intern will be involved in
                                                          six agencies within the Elderly Services Division of     quarterly care plans, family meetings, documentation
                                                          OLOL. St. Francis House is an adult day health care      requirements and home visits. The intern will also be
                                                          program that is intended to provide caregivers of        given opportunites to interact with the participants, and
                                                          elderly persons respite care. St. Francis House          lead the participants in remembrance therapy by
                                                          provides activities, nutrition education, snacks,        helping them create memory books. The student will
                                                          exercise, and lunch to its participants. St. Francis     also be involved in the caregive support group.
                                                          House offers 2 monthly caregiver support groups.
Oschner -          Aging                   Advanced       The Transitions Unit is a 14 bed geriatric psychiatric   Students will experience in working with the elderly in a
Transitions Unit                                          unit. It is a private, locked unit for adults over the   psychiatric setting. Activities performed by the social
                                                          age of 55. The program addresses both the medical        work intern will include observations and then
                                                          and psychosocial aspects of mental health problems       conducting individual sessions and groups, charting,
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                                                            that are unique to the senior community. Patients       completing psychosocials, participating in staffings held
                                                            are admitted by private psychiatrists and are           by a multi-disciplinary team, conduct assessment
                                                            covered by Medicare and most major health               interviews for admissions, and discharge planning. The
                                                            insurance companies.                                    intern will leave this placement with a knowledge base
                                                            In addition the TRANSITIONS unit now has an             on dementia, Alzheimer's and other mental and
                                                            oupatient partial hospitalization program where         physical disorders related to older adults.
                                                            patients who are higher functioning receive
                                                            individual, family and group therapy. Staffings are
                                                            held weekly.
                                                            There are also many opportunities for students
                                                            interested in an Administrative as well as a clinical
                                                            internship eg: JCHAO requirements and licensing,
                                                            quality assurance procedures and implementation,
                                                            ethics committee training and educaiton, and role of
                                                            director of a program; and community education
                                                            and resource linkage.
Pointe Coupee                             Foundation/Advan Pupil Appraisal serves 10 schools in the Pointe          Interns will assist in co-leading groups in conflict
Pupil Appraisal                           ced              Coupee Parish, 8 public and 2 private. There are 2       resolution, anger management, and developing
                                                           high schools, and 6 elementary schools. They are         behavior plans. Students will participate in staff meetins
                                                           open only during the 9 month academic year. The          and participate in multi-disciplinary staffings and plan
                                                           provide behavior disorder services, accessing            development. Students will gain knowledge in federal
                                                           community resources, conducting groups,                  and state laws and policies affecting Special Education
                                                           developing and implementing behavior plans, staff        services. Students can also gain experience in grant
                                                           training. Other services include assessment and          writing, program development and resource linkage.
                                                           evaluation process.                                      Depending on students learning needs and/or
                                                                                                                    objectives, students can focus on specific age or rotate
                                                                                                                    through several schools.
Pre-Trial                                 Advanced          The Pre-Trial Intervention Program is a diversion       Once oriented to the program, interns will participate in
Intervention                                                program which is offered to selected offenders as       all aspects of the program from case selection to
Services                                                    an alternative to prosecution. Participants receive     termination (as possible). Students will obtain
                                                            coordinated assistance in job placement,                knowledge of the criminal justice process and of
                                                            educational and vocational referrals, personal and      community resources. Interns will be expected to
                                                            group counseling, and referrals to other community      develop/update a community resource manual which
                                                            agencies appropriate to their needs. Active             will be utilized by the program couselors. Students will
                                                            participation by an individual offender may last six    also learn interviewing skills, short-term therapy
                                                            to twelve months, depending upon the seriousness        techniques, and program evaluation skills. This program
                                                            of the offense, the attitude of the participant and     also offers the opportunity to work with diverse
                                                            how well the participant has met the goals of the       clientele, generally from lower socio-economic status. It
                                                            program as determined by the participant's              is expected that interns will learn to identify the impact
                                                            counselor. The program is limited to non-violent        of and be sensitive to different cultural and social
                                                            crimes committed by persons between the ages of         backgrounds.
                                                            17-25. The arresting officer and the victim must
                                                            concur with program participation.
Prevent Child     Child                   Foundation        The Louisiana Council on Child Abuse (LCCA) ia a        Interns in this setting will work with all three programs
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Abuse Louisiana- Welfare                                                statewide, non-profit organization whose mission is     and gain both direct and indirect experience. The social
Baton Rouge                                                             to create and maintain a statewide commitment to        work interns can expect to visit hospitals to conduct
                                                                        prevent child abuse in all its forms by education,      visits with first time moms for the first steps program.
                                                                        support and referrals. There are three main             Manning telephone lines for the Helpline will give the
                                                                        programs: FIRST STEPS- is a program designed for        interns skills in crisis intervention, the crisis model,
                                                                        first time mothers and gives information on infant      active listening and referrals. Co-facilitating an
                                                                        development and behavior, child care, and               educational support group for the nurturing program
                                                                        community resources. THE HELPLINE is a statewide        will lend skills in group dynamics. Other activities the
                                                                        12-hour toll free line for crisis counseling,           interns are involved in are Hands are Not for Hitting
                                                                        information, referral and technical assistance. It is   Campaign, speaking to children in schools about
                                                                        staffed by volunteers. THE NURTURING PROGRAM            violence and alternatives to violence, and the Speaker's
                                                                        is a program that provides structured nurturing         Bureau. The Speaker's Bureau is an outreach education
                                                                        activities for parents and children from abusive or     program designed to bring in speakers from different
                                                                        potentially abusive families.                           sections of the community to speak to children on
                                                                                                                                various topics. Interns will also become familiar about
                                                                                                                                working with coordinating volunteers, public awareness
                                                                                                                                of child abuse and neglect and community
                                                                                                                                development.
Prison Medical                                       Advanced           Prison Medical Services provides quality medical and    The interns evaluate, provide therapy and make
Services-EBR                                                            mental health services to both female and male          referrals for the clients as needed. The intern is
Parish Prison                                                           inmates of East Baton Rouge Prison. The age range       exposed to a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds,
                                                                        of the population goes from late teens to the           cultures and mental disorders. The intern will acquire
                                                                        elderly. A wide range of experiences are available      skills and knowledge in crisis intervention, suicide
                                                                        including crisis counseling, brief therapy and some     assessment, virtually all DSM-IV disorders, and
                                                                        longer term therapy covering the full range of DSM-     including, short and long-term diagnoses and
                                                                        IV diagnosis. Interaction with other community          treatment. Excellent medical and mental health setting.
                                                                        resources, and exposure to a Multidisciplinary Team
                                                                        model. The PMS is a part of Emergency Medical
                                                                        Services (EMS) of Baton Rouge. The staff are
                                                                        qualified and work closely with student interns. A
                                                                        number of other interns from various disciplines are
                                                                        also represented.
Promise Hosptial   Aging         www.promisehealth Advanced             Promise is a long-term acute care (LTAC) specialty      Students will have the opportunity to do psychosocial
of BR                            care.com                               hospital with three campuses in Baton Rouge.            assessments and discharge planning, meet with
                                                                        Promise Healthcare provides wound care, IV              families regarding patients’ progress, and attend
                                                                        therapy, rehabilitation, and respiratory management     interdisciplinary staffing meetings. This internship will
                                                                        for patients that require a longer hospital recovery    provide students with knowledge of disease processes,
                                                                        period. With an average stay of 25 days, Promise        familiarity with medical community resources, an
                                                                        cares for the needs of patients over a longer period    understanding of Medicaid and Medicare policies, and
                                                                        of time than traditional hospitals to allow for a       exposure to end-of-life decisions such as advance
                                                                        gradual healing process with the goal of returning      directives.
                                                                        to normal daily activities.
Renew-SLU          Child         http://www.selu.ad Foundation/Advan The purpose of Discovery is to assist the LA Office Activities include (1) respite short term care and crisis
Family Resource    Welfare       v/orgs.frpl        ced              of Community Services (OCS) and Families in Need respite services, (2) Information, referral and advocacy
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Project                                                                of Services (FINS) programs in maintaining safe,       services - case management, (3) Mentoring - provides a
                                                                       stable and permanent homes for children in "fragile"   strengthening program, Nurturing Program for Parents
                                                                       families by delivering a continuum of both Family      and Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. (4) Support
                                                                       Preservation and Family Support Services in OCS        services - provides an array of support services , and
                                                                       Region II.                                             (5) Training - provided in homes of the clients and
                                                                                                                              includes stress management, conflict resolution, self-
                                                                                                                              esteem building and individualzed parent training.
Sage                Aging         sage-rehab.org     Advanced          Sage Rehabilitation Hospital is a 42 bed inpatient     Safe envisions the student as being an integral part of
Rehabilitation                                                         acute physical reahbilitation hospital. Sage is        the case management unit. To partiicpate in weekly
Hospital                                                               licensed for 33 rehab beds and 9 skilled nursing       interdisciplinary team meetings, involved with discharge
                                                                       beds. The purpose of Sage as a acute rehab             planning, to give updates to patients and fmaily
                                                                       hospital is to help improve the functioning of the     regarding progress of patients and to provide brief
                                                                       individuals following an injury, illness or surgery,   supportive therapy as needed to paitens and families
                                                                       loss of strengh, decreased endurance and inabilit to   are all opportunties awaiting and available to studen.
                                                                       successfully perform ADLs. The goal is to improve      Supervision will be provide a weekly face to face
                                                                       the persons level of functioning and independence      supervison. The student would also have the
                                                                       in order to return to their life at home and           opportunity to attnd various lunch and CEU offered by
                                                                       successful community re-entry.                         local agencies.
Shoulders of        Child
Strength            Welfare
Spectrum Rehah                                       Foundation/Advan Work with chronic mentally adults to promote            Interns will be exposed to group therapy, individual
Services                                             ced              stabilization and to avoid hospitalizations.            therapy and skills training at facility in community and
                                                                                                                              client homes. Case Management skill development.
                                                                                                                              Exposure to charting, team meetings, in services and
                                                                                                                              staffings.
The Right Step                                       Foundation/Advan The mission of the Right Step is to provide state of    Students will participate in all levels of services.
                                                     ced              the art chemical dependency and/or dual diagnosis       Students will complete psychosocial assessments,
                                                                      treatment to adult males. Outpatient services           treatment planning, case management and co-leading
                                                                      provided to males and females.                          groups. Students will also participate in weekly staffings
                                                                                                                              and consultations. Students will also be supervised by
                                                                                                                              LCSW and task supervisor.
VA Baton Rouge      Aging         www.neworleans.v Foundation/Advan Outpatient Medical Clinic. Provides individual and Medical Social Work; individual and group therapy
Outpatient Clinic                 a.gov            ced              group psychotherapy, medical social work in
                                                                    primary care outpatient clinic setting. Community
                                                                    Nursing Home and Adult Day Health Care Program.
                                                                    MOVE weight loss program for bariatric candidates.
VOA - The Reilly    Child         www.voagbr.org     Advanced          Parker House is a non-profit, Vounteers of America,    Activities include: identification and assessment of
Center for          Welfare                                            agency. The TFC program provides therapeutic           strengths and concerns of clients; family intervention
Children and                                                           foster care placement for children with special        (parenting skills, behavioral management skills,
Families                                                               challenges such as behavioral and emotional            nonabrasive methods of discipline, anger and stress
                                                                       difficulties, learning disabilities and physically     management, problem solving skills and communication
                                                                       handicapping conditions. These children need a safe    skills); referral to community resources to meet basic
                                                                       healing family setting where they can work on          needs such as food, clothing, shelter, transportation
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                                                                     feelings, discover their strengths, and learn to deal    and employment; psychiatric or psychological
                                                                     with the past abuse and neglect. Each TFC family         consultation as needed. Knowledge of the child
                                                                     with which a foster child has been placed works          protection process, follow-up services to families and
                                                                     with a MSW in a cooperative team effort to provide       children in child welfare system, community resources,
                                                                     the best care for the child. The assigned social         skills in case management, working with volunteers,
                                                                     worker supervises and guides the TFC parent and          networking with other agencies, administrative
                                                                     assists them when problems arise. TFC parents            responsibilities, and community organizations.
                                                                     receive 30 hours of pre-services training to learn
                                                                     applicable skills and techniques, including structured
                                                                     behavior management.
VOA Parker         Child                          Foundation/Advan Parker House is a non-profit, Vounteers of America,        Activities include: identification and assessment of
House-Family       Welfare                        ced              agency.The Family Preservation Services (FPS)              strengths and concerns of clients; family intervention
Preservation                                                       provides home based services to families where             (parenting skills, behavioral management skills,
Program                                                            there is identified abuse and/or neglect of the            nonabrasive methods of discipline, anger and stress
                                                                   children. The primary objective of the program is to       management, problem solving skills and communication
                                                                   provide services to families in crisis in an effort to     skills); referral to community resources to meet basic
                                                                   reduce maltreatment of children and possibly               needs such as food, clothing, shelter, transportation
                                                                   prevent the child's placement in foster care. If the       and employment; psychiatric or psychological
                                                                   child has been placed in foster care, the program          consultation as needed. Knowledge of the child
                                                                   works toward reunification of the family. Families         protection process, follow-up services to families and
                                                                   are referred through the Office of Community               children in child welfare system, community resources,
                                                                   Services. A Master's level social worker provides          skills in case management, working with volunteers,
                                                                   services to the family in their home for an average        networking with other agencies, administrative
                                                                   of 8-12 hours per week for up to 12 consecutive            responsibilities, and community organizations.
                                                                   weeks. All families are served on a voluntary basis.
Woman's                          www.womans.org   Foundation/Advan Woman’s Hospital is a 165 bed, not-for-profit              Learning opportunities to participate in support groups
Hospital- Social                                  ced              institution founded for the care of women and              for parents experiencing loss of an infant, crisis
Services                                                           infants. Social Workers work in all areas of the           intervention techniques. Basic interviewing skills will be
                                                                   hospital providing discharge planning, crisis              developed through working with the inpatient and
                                                                   counseling, grief counseling, community resources          outpatient hospital population by providing support,
                                                                   referral and support groups. Populations serve             parenting education, limited case management and
                                                                   inlcude Adult female cancer patients, pregnant and         referral services Interns will work with March of Dimes
                                                                   parenting families, families with babies admitted in       NICU Family Support Specialist in providing educational
                                                                   to the NeoNatal Intensive Care Unit, adoptive              material and group activities for families while their
                                                                   families and birth mothers, infertility patients, and      infant is in NICU.
                                                                   first time parents. Social Workers also counsel
                                                                   women experiencing miscarriage, still birth or infant
                                                                   death.
Woodale Mental     Aging                                             Agency provides high quality of care to the mentall      Students will gain experience in providng treatment to
Health                                                               ill populations undert the "least restrictive"           the mentally ill population that treats a variety to DMS
                                                                     philosophy and foll all Medicare guidelines. The         disorders. The experiences and training will include
                                                                     agency provides services in a partial hospitalization    assessments, case management, group therapy and
                                                                     program to prevent the need for inpatient                psychosocial assessments, crisis management and
                                                                     hospitalization.                                         discharge planning. Supervision will be provided weekly
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                                                                                                                             and students in staff and treatment team meetings.
Youth Challenge    Child                           Foundation/Advan
                   Welfare                         ced
Youth Oasis                      www.youthoasis.or Advanced           Youth Oasis operates two basic programs---             Emergency Shelter: Initial assessments, group
                                 g                                    Kaleidoscope and Passages. In the Kaleidoscope         counseling, individual counseling, policy and procedure
                                                                      Emergency Shelter, we offer emergency shelter and      work, life skills training, program development, team
                                                                      emotional support to homeless and runaway youth        meetings, introduction to child welfare and juvenile
                                                                      who are agees 10 to 17. We make every effort to        corrections systerms, learn regulations for working with
                                                                      move toward family reunification for the youth we      Runaway and Homeless youth.
                                                                      serve, but when that is not possible, we work with
                                                                      area agencies to provide safe, permanent               Transistional living Program: Case plan development,
                                                                      placements for the youth. In the Passages              individual counseling, life skills training, team meetings,
                                                                      Transitional Living Program, we work closely with      program development, learning interviewing skills, write
                                                                      youth ages 16 to 21, who have either aged out of       social summaries.
                                                                      foster care without skills for living independently.
                                                                      The Paggases program works with the youth to help
                                                                      them develop the skills needed for successful
                                                                      independent living, including applying for a job,
                                                                      opening a bank account, obtaining a social security
                                                                      number, enrolling in a GED program, and
                                                                      incorporating other basic activities of daily,
                                                                      independent living. If necessary, we help those who
                                                                      are parents to acquire child care. The goal of
                                                                      Passages is to have the youth graduate from the
                                                                      program with the skills and resources for
                                                                      independent living.
YWCA - Early                     www.ywca-br.org   Foundation/Advan The mission of this program is to nurture and            Students will serve families, along with family
Head Start (Glen                                   ced              support the development of children, families, and       advocates, as members of the Family Services team, a
Oaks)                                                               staff. The purpose is to enhance the educational         core area of the EHS program that includes other
                                                                    status and economic outcomes of parents and their        disciplines - child development, health, nutrition,
                                                                    children.                                                mental health, community partnerships, and services
                                                                                                                             for people with disabilities. Through relationship -based
                                                                                                                             partnerships with families- interns assist as
                                                                                                                             parrent/guardians work toward self-determined goals.
                                                                                                                             Activitis include center and some home-based contacts,
                                                                                                                             resource educaton and referrals, assisting with groups
                                                                                                                             and workshops and coordination with community
                                                                                                                             partners.
YWCA - Istrouma                  www.ywca-br.org   Foundation/Advan The mission of this program is to nurture and            Students will serve families, along with family
Early Head Start                                   ced              support the development of children, families, and       advocates, as members of the Family Services team, a
                                                                    staff. The purpose is to enhance the educational         core area of the EHS program that includes other
                                                                    status and economic outcomes of parents and their        disciplines - child development, health, nutrition,
                                                                    children.                                                mental health, community partnerships, and services
                                                                                                                             for people with disabilities. Through relationship -based
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                                                                            partnerships with families- interns assist as
                                                                            parrent/guardians work toward self-determined goals.
                                                                            Activitis include center and some home-based contacts,
                                                                            resource educaton and referrals, assisting with groups
                                                                            and workshops and coordination with community
                                                                            partners.
 

				
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