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COMCARE - Practicums

Date: Mar 27, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Comcare

Pay:  Unpaid Practicum 

Work Schedule:  

THESE ARE UNPAID POSITIONS AND ONLY AVAILABLE
TO CURRENT STUDENTS WORKING TOWARDS THEIR
BACHELOR's OR MASTER's DEGREE

Crisis Intervention Services (CIS) and Same Day Access

  • BSW, MSW, LPC, MFT Foundation and Advanced
  • Hours: Multiple shifts
  • Description of Learning Opportunities: Training and assistance in answering the suicide prevention hotline and crisis hotlines. Assist with triage, screening for risk, resource linkage and referral, intake assessment, crisis case management, crisis intervention, risk assessment, mobile crisis assessment, and brief therapy.
  • Supervisors: multiple available

Sedgwick County Offender Assessment Program – Dayshift

  • MSW, LPC, MFT Foundation or Advanced
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Description of Learning Opportunities: Learning case management, safety planning, self-determination vs. intervention, resource management, networking, advocating, and working with diverse populations (ethnic, SPMI, poverty, homeless, infectious disease, addictions, legally entangled, trans institutionalized, institutionalized, chronic health, personality disorders, etc.)
  • Supervisors: multiple available

Crisis Stabilization Unit – Any shift

  • BSW, MSW, LPC, MFT Foundation or Advanced
  • Hours: any
  • Description of Learning Opportunities: Learning crisis assessment/intervention/stabilization, program development, documentation review, safety planning, self-determination vs. intervention, resource management, networking, advocating, and working with diverse populations (ethnic, SPMI, poverty, homeless, infectious disease, addictions, legally entangled, trans institutionalized, institutionalized, chronic health, personality disorders, etc.). Could also do community stabilization work with Transition Team.
  • Supervisors: multiple available

Outpatient Services Therapy Clinic

  • MSW, LPC, MFT Advanced
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Description of Learning Opportunities: Learning assessment, diagnosis, treatment of a range of mental disorders including anxiety, mood and thought disorders as well as personality disorders. Modalities include intake, assessment, outreach, individual and group therapy, and completing crisis assessments at the Community Crisis Center as needed.
  • Supervisors: multiple available

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


Nearest Major Market: Wichita