Adult Wellness Center Internship (B.A./BSW-Level)
Chicago, IL US
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Adult Wellness Center Internship (B.A./BSW-Level)
Since 1981, the Adult Wellness Center has offered daily, supervised care to Latino and other older adults. The program provides a wide variety of fun fitness programs (exercise classes, Tai Chi for arthritis, Matter-of-Balance mobility and fall prevention, yoga, etc.) and therapeutic activities (music, art, drama, dance) to help older adults maintain, improve and/or restore their emotional, cognitive, and physical well-being. The Center also provides health monitoring, educational workshops, holiday and cultural celebrations, and field trips. The center also offers nutritious meals daily, including breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack. Round-trip transportation is also provided based on eligibility.
Population served: Older adults, age 60 and older
Internship learning opportunities: Conduct assessments, provide individual case management support, as well as information and referral to other community services; build one-on-one and small group relationships within a milieu setting; design and coordinate special program activities or projects and conduct educational workshops; participate in program evaluation and performance and quality improvement activities; work with a multi-disciplinary team to identify and support the needs of participating older adults; assist with older adult marketing activities and other initiatives, including networking with community partners.
Internship hours/scheduling available: Monday-Friday 9am to 4pm; 2 semester placement
Students must be available on Tuesdays, between 4:30-6:30pm, for clinical supervision, which is provided by an LCSW in a small group format.
Requirements:
Must comply with agency background checks, as well as drug and TB testing.
Must be bilingual (English and Spanish).

 

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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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