Families Forward is a Wraparound Program in which mental health professionals and paraprofessionals partner with youth and families to find creative solutions to the family's unique challenges. Wraparound is a family-driven process that facilitates team building and decision making using the strengths and resources of the family and community. Together, the team creates goals to promote stabilization in the home and self-sufficiency through community and family partnership.
Volunteer Intern (Unpaid)
The Therapist/Volunteer Intern position is responsible for providing individual and family therapy to clients of the Wraparound program using a brief therapy model, as well as participating in Wraparound meetings as part of the Wraparound team. The range of authority and decision making for this position is limited to and consistent with MHS policy for line staff.
Enrolled in or graduated from a recognized Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, or Professional Clinical Counselor training program, meeting BBS requirements to work in a traineeship setting.