早期干预计划， 亚当斯北: This multidisciplinary program lets you observe 和 participate in assessment 和 treatment of newborns 和 children up to three years old who are at risk for developmental 延迟. You observe psychological assessments, 和 work with occupational therapists, physical therapists, 和 developmental educators. You can also design group activities for children 和 co-lead groups.
伊丽莎白·弗里曼中心有限公司.皮茨菲尔德和北亚当斯; This agency offers a wide variety of placements such as working with battered women in a shelter, working with groups of at-risk elementary 和 high school students, assisting with program evaluation 和 statistical analyses, 和 providing referrals 给女性的信息. All students who work directly with consumers are given training, lasting up to three weeks, before starting.
双谷学区佛蒙特州威尔明顿市; Several staff members, including the Special Needs Coordinator, supervised our intern, who observed supervisors working with children, sat in on parent-team meetings, visited classrooms 和 observed children in different settings, provided written observations of children's behavior, received training on several reading assessment tools, 和 worked one on one with several special needs students.
布里恩中心北亚当斯: This community mental health center offers a wide range of opportunities. 一个常见的 placement site is the South Forty Program, an after-school program for two age groups of children, latency 和 older, who are usually referred or m和ated for services. You can observe 和 directly participate in group activities, 和 provide individual 尽可能提供支持. You can also shadow clinicians 和 attend staff meetings.
联合谘询服务, Bennington 和 Manchester, VT: Like the 布里恩中心 in North Adams, this agency offers various trainings 和 placements. A recent intern shadowed a social worker consultant at a preschool regarding social 和 emotional issues; our intern designed 和 implemented a strategy for a set of disruptive, oppositional siblings.
Other intern sites include Drury High School, 关键项目, Berkshire Farm, Conte Middle School, Tapestry Women's Health Project, Northern Berkshire Community Coalition, Adams Youth Center, Louison House, Bennington School, Juvenile Court, 西部马萨诸塞大学UCP 和 BFAIR.