CCS Clinical Intern

Milwaukee, WI, USA Req #1821
Monday, May 20, 2024

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Closing Date: June 3rd, 2024 or upon receipt of 50 applicant submissions


         Comprehensive Community Services Clinical Intern

Behavioral Health Services

Hourly Range$15.00 an hour



Job Summary: Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is seeking a Social Work or Counseling intern to be involved in the clinical aspects of onboarding consumers into the CCS program. The intern will work within Community Access to Recovery Services (CARS) CCS, as well as provide support, technical assistance, and quality assistance to CCS branch offices.


Job Duties: 

  • Perform Assessments & Screening. Conduct individual assessments, assist with screening for eligibility, and administering the Wisconsin Recover Thermometer at time of intake. Collaborate with the Recovery team to develop goals and interventions to be explained in the Community Treatment Plan.
  • Attend CCS Meetings & Trainings. Partake in various meetings to foster better understanding of the available community-based services, to include MC3, CCS Thursday Staffing’s, MHP, All Provider, and other meetings or trainings as assigned.
  • Audit & Reports. Audit paperwork (charts) and run reports to support agencies MHP/SAP and leadership. Inform staff of items that need to be completed. Asist in the quarterly auditing process.
  • Provide direct Care Coordination services to CCS consumers in partnership with the Care Coordinator.
  • Supervision with a licensed staff member. Receive ongoing scheduled supervision from a direct supervisor.
  • Anticipate travel within the community up to 5% of the time.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current resident of the state of Wisconsin
  • Drivers License and Insurance maintained throughout employment.
  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in social work, Counseling, or closely related field is required.
  • Must have at least one (1) year of experience in Behavioral Health.
  • Candidates must be enrolled in a master’s program in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or in a closely related field.
  • Candidates must have excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Candidates should have proficient experience with Microsoft Office Suite products to include Word and Excel.
  • Candidate should be comfortable using databases and electronic health records.


NOTE:  This ORIGINAL APPLICATION is open to qualified residents of the State of Wisconsin at the time of application. Candidates need to submit a full account of their training and experience (i.e., by submitting an up-to-date resume or by fully completing the application) during the application process and may also be asked to take additional written or performance tests as part of the selection process.



Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Other details

  • Job Family 7 - Hospitals and Sanitariums
  • Job Function 5 Paraprofessionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $13.93
  • Max Hiring Rate $21.30
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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