Family Crisis Center

Number of Credits: 2 required, possibility of 3

Hours of Work: While there is considerable flexibility, the center is likely to select those applicants whose hours will guarantee coverage for each day of the week. Interns will also be expected to be on call periodically for emergency calls through the night.

Coordinator: Richard B. Cluff, Ph.D.

Supervisor: Margie Harris, Executive Director

 

Internship Responsibilities:

  • Office duties (answering phones, collecting donations, distributing resources)
  • Client advocacy (providing support during appointments, court hearings, etc.)
  • Project participation (assist with presentations, out-reach, technology)
  • On-call advocacy (join staff for emergency client contact)
  • Board representation (one intern will be selected to serve as a student representative on the board)

Qualifications for the Internship:

  • First preference is given to majors though other majors may apply and have been placed
  • Emotionally mature students who can maintain confidentiality and work with Traumatized clients

Date to fill position: Interested students must complete paperwork the semester prior to placement

If interested, e-mail Brother Cluff at cluffr@byui.edu or call 496-1349. In your e-mail, briefly explain your qualifications for the internship.


Family Crisis Center Internship Application

 

Name: ____________________________ Major: ____________________________

 

Year in school: Freshman _____ Sophomore _____ Junior ______ Senior ______

 

GPA: _____ Phone Number: ________________________ Email: ______________________

 

Do you have personal transportation: Yes ______ No ________

If no, what arrangements have you made to guarantee your ability to meet your internship obligations? ______________________________________________________________________________

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Available Blocks of time if selected as an intern:_______________________________________

Coursework related to this placement: _______________________________________________

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Previous positions of responsibility/leadership: _______________________________________

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Other information that may be useful to us in making a determination of your "fit" with this

Internship opportunity/placement: __________________________________________________

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Upon completion:

1) make an appointment to meet with Dr. Cluff and

2) bring your 300 word essay as required by the Center:

"Why you feel the Family Crisis Center will help you further your education in your process of becoming a helping professional"