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South Portland School Department – Skillin Elementarty School

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/waldotskillinschool/
Location: South Portland,
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Description: Waldo T. Skillin Elementary School is a public school located in South Portland, ME. It has 385 students in grades PK, K-5.
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Southern Maine Agency on Aging Resources & Support Department

Website: https://www.smaaa.org/resources/answers.html
Location: Scarborough,
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Description: Resource Specialists provide resource and assistance to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers who need help and support. On-going assistance with finding housing, applying for income maintenance and for entitlement programs and linkage to helpful social service programs. The Mission of SMAAA is to improve the physical, social, emotional and economic well-being of older adults in southern Maine. Learning opportunities include: advocacy, community organizing, community education, and case documentation.
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Southern Maine Health Care

Website: https://mainehealth.org/southern-maine-health-care/locations/sanford
Location: Sanford,
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Description: Acute care, skilled care, long term care from birth to death. Student will have opportunities to learn how to complete assessments, one on one interviews. Family interventions, discharge planning, connecting patients to resources and building relationships with resources, working in a team approach, crisis management. Social services provides service to inpatients, outpatients, and employees to address psychosocial needs such as: prenatal and postpartum depression, coping with diagnosis, and life changing events.
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Spring Harbor Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Website: https://mainehealth.org/spring-harbor-hospital/services/adult-inpatient
Location: Westbrook,
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Description: Spring Harbor Hospital has two adult 24-bed inpatient psychiatric units (2 East and 2 West) that provide social work/clinical counseling services to individuals struggling with mental health and substance abuse/dependence issues. Typical responsibilities for the student are: perform psychosocial assessments; involve families in treatment; involve outpatient providers in treatment; develop appropriate discharge plans; develop focal treatment plans; meet with patients individually; facilitate groups.
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Spring Harbor Child & Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry

Website: https://mainehealth.org/spring-harbor-hospital/services/child-adolescent-inpatient-services
Location: Westbrook,
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Description: Spring Harbor Hospital provides inpatient psychiatric services for children and adolescents. The children's unit, with 12 beds, accepts children aged 4 to 13 years old. Adolescents (13-20 years old) are separated by gender into one of two 14-bed units Children and adolescents are admitted for a variety of mental health issues that severely impact their well-being and ability to function. Student will have the opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team. They will do short term work with patients that includes assessments, discharge planning, family work, group work.
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Spurwink

Website: https://spurwink.org/
Location: Portland,
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Description: Spurwink Services is a nationally accredited non-profit organization that provides a broad range of mental health and educational services for children, adolescents, adults and families. Applicants are encouraged to review the website prior to meeting with the Director in order to have a sense of the different opportunities. Students will be informed of the options at the time of the interview.
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St. Andrews Village

Website: http://www.standrewsvillage.com/
Location: Boothbay Harbor,
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Description: The Social Services Department at St. Andrews Village is responsible for a wide range of tasks in a variety of treatment and intervention modalities. Students will integrate completely with the organizational care team at this multi-level care facility, including skilled nursing and rehabilitative care, Long-term nursing care, and memory care units.
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St. Mary’s Hospital Community Clinical Services Outpatient Counseling Services

Website: https://www.stmarysmaine.com/departments-services/mental-health-detox/community-clinical-services-outpatient-counseling-services
Location: Lewiston,
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Description: We offer a full menu of services in the areas of mental health and substance abuse treatment provided by a staff of fully licensed clinical and professional counselors and licensed clinical social workers. We also host a number of therapeutic groups which focus on use of art as a coping skill, support in ‘de-cluttering’, parenting, learning coping skills through literature and ‘aftercare’ or on-going support after an Intensive Outpatient Program.
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St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Website: https://www.stmarysmaine.com/departments-services/cancer-and-blood-disorders/cancer-and-blood-disorders
Location: Lewiston,
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Description: We at CCBD understand that fighting cancer requires a team effort. Our program is led by specially trained medical oncologist/hematologist physicians and surgeons and supported by oncology trained Registered Nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, nutritionists, and dedicated oncology social workers.
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Stephens Memorial Hospital Oxford Hills Home Health

Website: https://mainehealth.org/western-maine-health
Location: Norway,
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Description: Opportunities in hospital, home and school based health care. Acute care hospital with IP beds of 35, provide services to a wide variety of people from newborn to elderly. Social work department is one full time MSW, practice approach is an interface between strengths based and medical model. Services are between strengths based and medical. Services are also provided to home health clients by this department.
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Sweetser Children’s Services

Website: https://www.sweetser.org/programs-services/services-for-children-families/community-based-services/behavioral-health-home/
Location: Saco,
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Description: Sweetser is a non-profit agency serving children and their families from a child-centered, family-centered focus. They provide individual and family therapy to children, adolescents, and their families that are identified and referred from area public schools that Sweetser has agreements to provide services to. Services include residential treatment, crisis intervention, day treatment, intensive home based treatment, outpatient treatment and school based services. Learning Opportunities: Case Management, program development, program evaluation, advocacy, community organizing, assessments, community educating, individual counseling, case documentation, family work, conflict resolution, legislative advocacy, and group work.
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Sweetser School Based Programs

Website: https://www.sweetser.org/programs-services/services-for-children-families/community-based-services/school-based-services/
Location: Saco,
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Description: In School-based services, licensed clinicians collaborate with school staff, primary care physicians and families to reduce emotional and behavioral challenges that are obstacles to school success and to work with children and families who are at risk. There are currently Sweetser community-based therapists working in more than 150 schools throughout Maine. Services are available even when school is not in session.
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The Alzheimer’s Association

Website: https://www.alz.org/maine/about_us
Location: Scarborough,
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Description: The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The role of the MSW Student Intern with a Diversity and Inclusion focus will be to assist Alzheimer’s Association staff and volunteers in meeting the needs of diverse and underserved populations here in Maine.
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The Bayside Neighborhood Association

Website: https://baysideportland.org/
Location: Portland,
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Description: The Bayside Neighborhood Association (BNA) represents all those with a vested interest in the Bayside neighborhood. Our members are made up of residents, property owners, businesses, and organizations. We welcome anyone who lives, works, or owns property in Bayside to become involved.
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The Cedars

Website: https://www.thecedarsportland.org/
Location: Portland,
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Description: The Cedars is a community which offers a continuum of outstanding living options for seniors. We promote quality care and service, support wellness and maximize independence. With strong roots in our Jewish heritage, we welcome people of all backgrounds.
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The Children’s Center – Skowhegan

Website: https://www.childrensctr.org/contact-us/locations/childrens-center-skowhegan/
Location: Skowhegan ,
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Description: The Children’s Center began providing family support services in Skowhegan in 2011. Based on feedback from the community, the center expanded the location in 2013 to include an autism program, behavior, support program, and special education services as well as the continuation of targeted case management and caregiver education series. The Children’s Center in Skowhegan is an early intervention and preschool education setting. Each classroom focuses upon all areas of development: cognitive, language, communication, fine and large motor, activities of daily living, emotional growth, and sensory play. Children will learn through daily developmentally appropriate opportunities to explore, create, manipulate, and experiment. Progress will be monitored through daily observation and data collection to ensure each child’s success. Additional Location in Augusta.
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