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PSY-4890 Organizations - Intern Placement

AMES (Academy For Math, Engineering, And Science)

Address & Phone

 5715 So. 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84121

 801-278-9460

Contact

 Ask for volunteer coordinator.

Population 420 students grades 9-12 9am-3:40pm, mostly first generation college students.
Responsibilities Mentoring and tutoring high school and working with teachers on special projects. Must have a working knowledge of math, science, engineering, or history.
Training Orientation and background check.
Focus

Non-Clinical, Adolescents

Bach Harrison, L.L.C.

Address & Phone

 116 South 500 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

 (801) 359-2064

Contact

 Edward Ho

 (801) 359-2064 x104

ed@bach-harrison.com

Population Psychologists and researchers who administer and evaluate surveys
Responsibilities Logging survey data, evaluating current programs, recording results from various surveys, cutting of surveys and printing and binding reports. (Not available every semester, depending on workload)
Training Background check
Focus

Non-Clinical

Boys And Girls Club

Address & Phone

 669 South 200 East #100, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

  (801) 322-4411

Contact

 To apply, send your cover letter and resume to your Internship Coordinator: Dominique Blanc at dominique.blanc@csbs.utah.edu

Population 6 to 18 year-olds
Responsibilities Helping with after school programs; Typical hours are Monday-Friday 3-6 pm
Training Informational seminar and a background check
Focus

Non Clinical, Adolescents

Camp Kostopolus

Address & Phone

 4180 Emigration Canyon Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

 801-582-0700

Contact

Email kdf@campk.org with resume, cover letter to apply. 

Population People of all abilities. Specific programs to serve kids, teens and adults with disabilities and special medical needs. Campers are able to go fishing, camping, ride horse, work on arts and crafts, etc.
Responsibilities Assisting camp participants in group activities like horseback riding, swimming, watching movies, dance parties, arts and crafts and cross country skiing.
Training  
Focus

Non-Clinical, Children, Adolescents, Adults

The Children's Center

Address & Phone

 350 South 400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84111,
5242 South 4820 West, Kearns, UT 84118

 801-578-2329 (SLC) and (801) 966-4251 (Kearns)

Contact

 Leslie Durham

ldurham@tccslc.org

Population Therapeutic preschool for children (2-6) with emotional and behavioral difficulties. Fifty percent also have speech problems. 2-3yr.-olds in AM session: 4-6 yr.-olds in PM session.
Responsibilities Assist therapists in classroom-type setting. Each classroom has 9 children and 2 therapists. Help children develop positive social interaction skills. Must enjoy working with young children.
Training  
Focus

Clinical, Children

Easter Seals Rocky Northern Mountain - Peer Connections Program

Address & Phone

 5715 South 1300 East , Salt Lake City, Utah 84121

 (801) 244 3177, Fax: 801-582-5540

Contact

For more information, email acsm@esgw.org 

Population Adolescents with high-functioning autism.
Responsibilities Peer Connections is a transition program designed to help students ages 16-22 with high-functioning autism (HFA) establish and enhance their relational skills, while exploring work and career activities. This is done in different locations, such as the Leo.
Training Check with Jacquelynn.
Focus

Non-Clinical, Adolescents, Adults

Head Start

Address & Phone

 1307 South 900 West, SLC, UT 84104

 801-977-1122

Contact

 To apply, send your cover letter and resume to your Internship Coordinator: Dominique Blanc at dominique.blanc@csbs.utah.edu

Population Low-income and/or high-risk preschool children and their families.
Responsibilities Assisting the families and children (e.g., reading to them, playing educational games, assisting teaching staff with classroom activities and field trips, etc.).
Training Orientation meeting (contact volunteer coordinator).
Focus

Non-Clinical, Children

International Rescue Committee

Address & Phone

 221 South 400 West, P.O. Box 3988, Salt Lake City, UT 84110

 (801) 883-8456, Fax: (801) 328-1094

Contact

Apply online at: https://www.rescue.org/volunteer

Population International refugees
Responsibilities Volunteers can work with children and families to obtain citizenship, tutoring, employment and resettlement.
Training A background check is needed for any volunteers aged 18 years or older. We ask anyone interested to attend one of our monthly volunteer information sessions, current and future dates can be found online at www.rescue.org/slc, once an application has been approved.
Focus

Non-Clinical, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Juvenile Justice Services

Address & Phone

 3900 South 61 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

 (801) 265-7500

Contact
Call Program Directors to inquire about availability in the Office of Youth Services, Office of Community Programs, Office of Correctional Facilities, and Office of Rural Programs. 
Population Youth that have been placed in various programs around Utah that range from 24-hour lock down facilities to community placements and early intervention services.
Responsibilities Implement behavior management programs and mentor/tutor youth individually and in groups.
Training Must be 21 years old or older. Orientation and background check required. Come prepared with ideas of what you would like to do and how you want to contribute (e.g., shadow assessments, treatment or court process; programming awareness).
Focus

Clinical, Adolescents

The National Alliance On Mental Illness Of Utah (NAMI)

Address & Phone

 1600 West 2200 South, Suite 202, West Valley City, UT 84119

 (801) 323-9900

Contact

Contact affiliates to inquire about options: https://www.namiut.org/about/affiliates

Population Individuals who have been diagnosed with mental illness (mood disorders, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, etc.) and their family members. We provide free peer education, support and advocacy.
Responsibilities Shadowing peer mentors as they talk to people who are calling or coming in, attending education classes or support groups for individuals and family members, attending mental health court, assisting with office work. We have daytime and evening groups.
Training Application and 1-hour orientation
Focus

Clinical, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Psychiatric & Behavioral Solutions

Address & Phone

 1522 South 1100 East, Salt Lake City,UT 84105

 (801) 467-1200

Contact

 Nicole Garduno, ACMHC

nicoleg@pb-solutions.net

Population Psychiatric & Behavioral Solutions, L.L.C. provides an array of quality mental health and substance abuse/addiction services to individuals, couples, and families. The service population includes people of all age ranges. Our treatment team provides evidenevidence-based treatment in order to identify behavioral health interventions for specific problems.
Responsibilities Contact Ilse.
Training Contact Ilse.
Focus

Clinical, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Rape Recovery Center

Address & Phone

 2035 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

 (801) 467-7282

Contact

Internship opportunities can be found here:  https://www.raperecoverycenter.org/careersinternships/

Additional opportunities via the Volunteer program can be found here: https://www.raperecoverycenter.org/volunteer-your-time 

Population Survivors of sexual assault and rape (and their family members).
Responsibilities Answering the crisis line, intervention at hospital (serving as advocate for rape victim), educating the public, and assisting with office work. Crisis line coverage is scheduled in shifts, everyday: 9am-1pm, 1pm-5pm, 5pm-10pm and 10pm-9am.
Training Crisis Line, Hospital Response and Education volunteers are mandated by the state to take the intensive 40-hour advocacy training by the Utah Coalition against Sexual Assault (UCASA). This class covers all aspects of sexual assault and crisis intervention.
Focus

Clinical, Adolescents

Refugee and Immigrant Center of the Asian Association of Utah

Address & Phone

 155 South 300 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

 801-467-6060

Contact

Call or email the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@aau-slc.org or 801-990-2312 

Population Our mission is to improve the quality of life of refugees and other immigrants. We provide culturally-sensitive and language-specific social services that include education, employment services, advocacy, mental health treatment, domestic violence counsel.
Responsibilities Aid in conducting youth leadership programs, after school programs, and tutoring for refugee and immigrant youth. May also participate in clinical intakes and resettlement processes.
Training Orientation and background check.
Focus

Clinical, Non-Clinical, Children, Adolescents, Adults

The Road Home

Address & Phone

 210 S. Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

 801-359-4142

Contact

Volunteer Coordinators at volunteer@theroadhome.org

Population The Road Home is a non-profit social services agency that assists individuals and families experiencing homelessness throughout Utah.
Responsibilities Volunteers assist at the front desks of the different types of shelters. They help answer questions and problem solve with residents of the facilities. Sometimes, a volunteer may help check bags and answer phone calls.
Training Orientation and Background Check are required. Please email Chelsey for more details.-
Focus

Non-Clinical, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Address & Phone

 935 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

 (801) 363-4663

Contact

Call or email the Volunteer and Outreach Director at (801) 363-4663 or kacie@rmhslc.org  

Population  
Responsibilities  
Training  
Focus

Non-Clinical, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Salt Lake County Division Of Youth Services

Address & Phone

 177 West Price Ave. (3610 South), Salt Lake City, UT 84115

  385-468-4506

Contact

Call (385) 468-3500 to inquire. 

Population Abused, neglected, and at risk children and youth 0-18 in shelter care. Children 0-11 are in the Christmas Box House and youth 12-18 are in separate Boy's and Girl's Group homes.
Responsibilities Provide one-on-one mentoring and interaction with youth; participate in activities and playtime; engage youth in conversation and build a meaningful relationship with youth as a caring adult.
Training  
Focus

Non-Clinical, Children, Adolescents

Salt Lake Peer Court

Address & Phone

 Madison Courthouse 645 S 200 E Suite 101, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

 (801) 322-1815

Contact

Apply online here: http://saltlakepeercourt.org/adultvolunteers/

Population Adolescents and teens who are currently standing trial. (Ages 9-18). Salt Lake Peer Court works to combat the disproportionate involvement of low-income and minority students in America's school to prison pipeline by providing youth who commit minor offenses with an alternative to the Juvenile Court system.
Responsibilities Assisting the youth and their families in navigating the court system. Involvement in programs and activities that can serve as substitutes for incarceration (such as drug and alcohol rehab programs, etc.)
Training To be involved in this placement, you must be able to attend court every Monday from 5:30- 8:00 PM at the Madison Courthouse. In addition, you must be present at the first training on January 5th at that time.
Focus

Non Clinical, Adolescents

Sandy Counseling Centers

Address & Phone

 8148 So. Highland Dr. C-8, Sandy, UT 84093

 (801) 944-1666

Contact

 Jenny Bates 

 batesjenny501@comcast.net

Population Shadowing in one or more groups (Domestic Violence, Dual Focus (DV with related substance abuse), Anger Management, DUI, Substance Abuse, Parenting, Thinking Errors, Possibly child witness DV. It may be possible to sit in on assessments and individual sessions.
Responsibilities Participate in the clinical group setting, assist with proposed research (in ongoing), admin. opportunities, etc.
Training In addition to the clinical experience you would receive training in our monthly team training meeting, option to sit in on clinical training sessions and staff meetings. You would receive training on confidentiality and code of conduct.
Focus

Clinical, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

South Valley Services (Domestic Violence Shelter)

Address & Phone

 (Location is only known to volunteers, staff and those utilizing the shelter.)

 (801) 255-1095

Contact

 To apply, visit: https://svsutah.org/en/volunteer-opportunities/

Population South Valley Sanctuary provides safe shelter and supportive services to men, women and children who have been forced to leave their homes due to the violence perpetrated by a family member.
Responsibilities Serve as a victim advocate through answering phone calls made to the 24/7 help hotline. Make appropriate referrals and also help complete special projects to raise awareness about domestic violence and also support events for abuse survivors living in the
Training Background Check and on-the-job training.
Focus

Non Clinical, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Third District Juvenile Court: CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program

Address & Phone

 450 South State, Suite W 22, P.O. Box 140403, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-0403

 (801) 574-1472

Contact

 Heather Allen   Third District CASA Coordinator

 heatheraa@utcourts.gov

Population Abused or neglected children.
Responsibilities Thorough case investigation, monitoring of the case, positive relationships with the child, assistance in securing needed services, and advocacy.
Training 32 hour training, pass a criminal background check, and personal interview. 1 year time commitment. Students need to be at least 21 years of age.
Focus

Clinical, Children

Third District Juvenile Court: Village Project Mentor Program

Address & Phone

  450 South State, Suite W 22, Salt Lake City, UT 84114

 (801) 957-7889, FAX: (801) 238-7734

Contact

 Alicia Lucero 

 alicial@utcourts.gov

Population Court ordered disadvantaged youth.
Responsibilities One-on-one mentoring of youth meeting 1 hour a week for at least 6 months. Monthly meeting/trainings, submit monthly progress reports summarizing the activities you and your mentee did in the previous month.
Training Must be at least 21. Application, background check, 3 references, interview, training, view court in process.
Focus

Clinical, Children

U.S. Dream Academy

Address & Phone

  1155 S Glendale Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84104

 (801) 973-9494

Contact

Call or email Amber Hesleph  at 435-241-8613  or ahesleph@usdreamacademy.org

Population 2nd - 8th grade students who have a history of incarceration in their family and/or are at-risk of failing school. Our program is based in a Title 1, bi-lingual charter school.
Responsibilities Participate in one to one or small group mentoring, building a trusting relationship.
Training Orientation and background check.
Focus

Non Clinical, Children, Adolescents

Utah AIDS Foundation

Address & Phone

 1408 South 1100 East , Salt Lake City, UT 84105

 (801) 487-2323

Contact

Call or email Jared Hafen at (801) 487-2323 to set up an appointment.

Population Utah AIDS Foundation empowers people living in the Intermountain region who are living with HIV and AIDS to live healthier, more fulfilling lives.
Responsibilities Volunteers assist staff and other volunteers in the management and implementation of UAF programs. Internship opportunities available (contact Tyler Fisher).
Training 1 hour orientation and 1 hour UAF agency tour.
Focus

Non Clinical, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

YouthCity

Address & Phone

 There are nine locations in the Salt Lake Valley.

 (801) 533-0485

Contact

Email youthandfamily@slcgov.com for more information. 

Population Adolescents and Teens. (Ages 9-18)
Responsibilities YouthCity fosters positive youth development in Salt Lake City by providing out of school opportunities for social, emotional, skills, character, and citizenship development in an in inclusive environment. Assisting in after-school programming. Mentoring, teaching classes, group activities, art shows, etc.
Training Background Check and Orientation are required. Speak to John about which of the nine programs would be the best fit for you.
Focus

Non Clinical, Adolescents

YWCA / Family Justice Center

Address & Phone

 322 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

 (801) 537-8601, Fax: (801) 355-2826

Contact

 Yen Nguyen   Volunteer Coordinator

 YNguyen@ywca.com

Population Contact Ilse
Responsibilities Contact Ilse
Training Contact Ilse
Focus  
Last Updated: 7/11/19