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Intern- Social Work

4400 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA Req #1202
Monday, July 1, 2024

Under the supervision of the Care Management Supervisor, the social work intern will work in an interdisciplinary team to improve access to integrated services for our clients. The intern will work with the site supervisor and team in collaborating with Behavioral Health, Primary Care, and Psychiatric services to ensure clients have access to available services. 


Responsibilities and duties: 

  • Evaluates the status of clients and do appropriate planning and coordination of treatment activities to ensure immediate attention to their changing needs.  
  • Directs and coordinates the client admission process and conduct screenings, and support services of the program in coordination with behavioral health and primary care providers.  
  • Provides an array of services that address the individualized mental health needs of those individuals who have a mental illness, chemical dependency, including but not limited to ongoing assessment of needs, coordination of services, linkage, symptom monitoring, advocacy, outreach, housing placement, and skill development.  
  • Coordinates with referral sources to ensure timely response and follow-up.  Responds to referral sources and/or client appropriate services if the client does not meet criteria for services at The Centers.  
  • Works closely with the Care Management Supervisor to conducts the maintenance and review of open referrals held in clinical records to ensure that open referrals are followed up on and addressed promptly.  Performs case closures for open referrals when indicated 
  • Works collaboratively with behavioral health, physical health, and pharmacy staff to ensure integrated care is available to all clients.  
  • Attends and participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings 
  • Completes agency documentation in accordance with ODMH and best practice standards 



Education: Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s level Social Work or an Associate degree internship program 

*Will demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills  

*Will work cooperatively with other team members following The Centers' values system



About The Centers  

The Centers fights for equity by healing, teaching, and inspiring individuals and families to reach their full potential. We provide health, family, and workforce services at 11 locations throughout Greater Cleveland, creating life-changing solutions for people to lead healthier and more successful lives. We provide high-quality healthcare to everyone who comes through our doors, regardless of their ability to pay. Our health care services include mental and physical health care, primary care, dental, behavioral health urgent care, pharmacy services, addiction and substance use treatment, HIV/AIDS prevention and support services, along with trauma recovery service.  

We strive to be an equitable, anti-racist, and service-oriented workplace that pioneers and co-creates solutions while fostering an inclusive community where our team members thrive.  
Wellbeing and Benefits  

Providing quality benefits to our staff is important to us. Just as important is our staff’s well-being. That’s why we offer a number of choices to meet the different needs of our staff. 


  • Choice of medical and dental plans 
  • Health Savings Account 
  • Flexible Spending Account for Health and Dependent Care 
  • Vision 
  • Support for Continuing education and credential renewal 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Retirement Savings (401(K) with a company contribution 
  • Mental Health Support 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Calm Subscription 
  • Short and Long-Term Disability 




The Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Internship
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  • 4400 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA