Psychology Major Portfolio Internship Listing # 3 Social Services: Counselor

Company or Organization: Community Education Centers (CEC)

Company Description: Community Education Centers (CEC) is a leading provider of residential and outpatient community corrections programs. Working in over 100 locations across the U.S., we provide a foundation of support to change addictive and criminal behaviors and effectively prepare our residents for community reintegration, and with programming that encompasses assessment, drug and alcohol education, and education services for juvenile and adult populations. We are redefining effective means to reduce recidivism.

Job Description: This is an Internship as a counselor for the modified therapeutic community program for adults. Main responsibilities include helping individuals understand the psychological roots of their addiction and develop alternative, healthy ways to cope in order to reduce chances of relapse.

Qualifications (Minimum requirements include):

·  Must be working towards a BA degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or human services preferred.

·  Must be assertive, outgoing, and responsible.

·  Must have good interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral).

·  Additional, beneficial assets include:

o Some experience working in a substance abuse counseling setting is preferred (e.g., internship in a substance abuse counseling center).

o Knowledge of mental health issues.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Mrs. Jane Doe Director of Personnel at Community Education Centers 555 Street Address City, State 33333