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MSW Field Placement Directory

Eastern Area Agency on Aging

Website: https://www.eaaa.org/
Location: Brewer,
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Edward Little High School

Website: https://elhs.auburnschl.edu/
Location: Auburn,
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Description: Generalist or Specialization Year Opportunities
Fall Start (Traditional or BLOCK)

Edward Little High School is the 5th largest public high school in Maine. We have a diverse student population with a range of needs: individual counseling services, IEP related services, milieu management, crisis assessment, case management, unhoused students/families, and an onsite behavioral health program for high needs students.

Candidate should be a team player, will need to communicate effectively, work independently, attention to district policies, and strong advocacy skills.

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Elder Abuse Institute of Maine

Website: https://www.eaime.org/
Location: Brunswick,
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Description: BSW and GENERALIST Year MSW Students

Elder Abuse Institute of Maine serves older Mainers statewide who are at risk, or victims of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Providing client-centered supportive services and transitional housing for older victims of abuse to enable them to leave abusive situations and transition to long term safe housing. Elder Abuse Institute of Maine interns will work directly with clients, caregivers, and/or other support people of the client to support client goals, strengthen already-made service connections, refer to new services, build trusting relationships, work with clients through significant life changes, and assist in the growth of the client's overall well-being.
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EqualityMaine Foundation (EQME)

Website: https://www.equalitymaine.org/
Location: Portland,
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Description: Mission and Vision: Our mission is to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Maine through political action, community organizing, education, and collaboration. We envision the day when lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons and their families have full equality in the hearts and minds of Maine people and in all areas of the law.
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Facing Change

Website: http://www.facingchangepa.com
Location: Lewiston,
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Description: Recovery Services.
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Fairwinds -L.L.Bean -Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Website: https://fairwindscc.com/
Location: Freeport,
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Description: Fairwinds Counseling and Consulting, PLLC provides clinical and consulting services to individuals and organizations. Areas of specialty include trauma informed care and evidence based trauma treatment, employee wellbeing and mental health, and mental wellbeing in the workplace. This MSW internship involves providing Employee Assistance Program services to employees of L.L.Bean online and at their corporate locations. EAP services involves providing short term solution focused clinical services to adults and students provide services as part of a small team of clinicians. Students also have the opportunity to engage in macro social work interventions through working in partnership with an organization around issues related to mental health and mental wellbeing and can also choose to work with groups if interested. There is a high degree of supervision and access to consultation with multiple clinical providers. Students will have significant opportunities to develop high quality assessment and treatment planning skills and can utilize a diverse set of clinical interventions to meet client needs. Students work with clients with diverse identities, demographics, and clinical presentations. Past interns have felt prepared to practice in more independent settings following this placement experience.

An ideal internship candidate will have experience in professional or corporate work settings and should be comfortable with independent learning and taking initiative to create desired learning opportunities. Students will have the opportunity to work with clients in person and using a HIPAA compliant telehealth platform. There is significant flexibility which allows for students to craft different types of learning opportunities and students are expected to use their creativity to explore areas of interest. Services are offered between 8-5pm M-F and students have flexibility in scheduling their placement hours within these timeframes.
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FEDCAP Rehabilitation Services Breaking the Circle (BTC)

Website: https://www.fedcap.org/
Location: South Portland,
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Description: Program description: Fedcap has a contract with the State of Maine - The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Family Independence to Serve participants eligible for Temporarily Assistance (TANF) to get self-sufficiency by securing and keeping employment. The program also manages the support services enabling the above-mentioned participants to actively participle in the program, secure and keep employment. Program mission: To create opportunities for people with barriers to move toward economic independence as valued and contributing members of society.
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Fiddlehead School of Arts and Sciences

Website: https://fiddleheadschool.org/
Location: Gray,
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Description: Social Worker – Internship

Fiddlehead School of Arts and Sciences is one of Maine’s first approved public charter schools committed to the growth and development of the whole-child socially, emotionally, physically, intellectually, and artistically.

DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under supervision of the School’s Social Worker, the intern will:
Provide individual therapeutic interventions to students.
Provide case management support to students and families in need.
Support the development and implementation of students’ Individualized Education Plans (IEP), 504 Plans, and/or Positive Behavioral Support Plans.
Provide group interventions to address social skills, emotional well-being and skill building.
Participate in weekly supervision with the School Social Worker to grow and strengthen as a professional.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Actively enrolled in a Masters of Social Work Program in the State of Maine
Completion of the CHRC/Fingerprinting requirements of the Department of Education

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Start date: As soon as a qualified candidate that fits our school philosophy is found.
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Frannie Peabody Center

Website: https://peabodycenter.org/
Location: Portland,
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Description: FPC offers primary case management services to people living with HIV/AIDS in York and Cumberland Counties. We provide referrals, care coordination, support and advocacy to clients. Student learning opportunities: Case management, Advocacy, Assessments, Community education, case documentation, conflict resolution, group work. Facility is handicapped accessible. Candidates must be open to working with a very diverse client population and understand or be willing to learn about HIV/AIDS and have a level of comfort talking about sexual practices and sexual health.
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