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Clinical Mental Health Student Placement

150 Martin Rd, Buffalo, NY 14218, USA Req #366
Friday, May 31, 2024

Job Summary:

The Clinical Health Student Placement is an unpaid student placement that a college student is completing to receive academic credit through their college/university.  This student is responsible for learning about the services provided to children in within each discipline of the Residential Treatment Facility (RTF).  This placement will assist in the provision of services when appropriate, under the direction of the Director of RTF, Clinical Directors, Clinical Therapists and/or Residential Supervisors.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Display knowledge of the principles and practices of social work.   Adhere to the standards of clinical practice.
  • Participate in admissions, court hearings, treatment meetings, etc., accompanied by OLV Human Services Supervisor.
  • Facilitation of individual and family therapy sessions, supervised by clinician.
  • Participate in the creation and review of treatment plans.
  • Participate in the management of the milieu.
  • Create and review/update Individual Crisis Management Plans.
  • Facilitate or co facilitate client groups in such areas as Sanctuary psycho-education, social skills, self- esteem, ADL’s, life skills etc. or other topics identified by treatment team.
  • Collaborate with other team members or those individuals designated by the agency (e.g. family members, teachers, speech-language pathologists, consumers, etc.) to facilitate comprehensive treatment.
  • Participate in formal staff training and formalized in-service training as appropriate.
  • Complete progress notes and needed documentation as required.
  • Any other requirement by your supervisor.


Minimum Degree Required:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program focused on clinical mental health treatment.


  • None

Required License/Registration/Certification:

  • None

Physical Requirements: 

  • The constant physical demands of the position are standing, walking, climbing, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, and eye/hand/foot coordination.
  • The frequent physical demand of the position is sitting.
  • The occasional physical demands of the position are lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling, grasping, and feeling.

Other details

  • Job Function Non-Essential
Location on Google Maps
  • 150 Martin Rd, Buffalo, NY 14218, USA