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Direct Service – Clinical Intern


Columbus, OH

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Posted On

April 20, 2024





Location / Chapter

Central Ohio Area

Ministry Site


Ministry Model

Other Ministry Model


Position Summary

JOB TITLE: Direct Service - Clinical Intern

Supervisor: Director of Clinical Services

GOAL: To provide high quality, trauma-informed therapeutic care to youth receiving Gracehaven's Therapeutic Services and use evidence-informed individual, family, and group therapies and curriculums.



  • Responsible for the collaborative development of and compliance with an agreed upon Learning Agreement/Contract developed in partnership with Student Intern, Gracehaven Supervisor/Field Instructor, and University's Field Liaison.
  • Responsible for providing Clinical/Case Management Services to adolescents and their families under the direct supervision of Field Instructor/Gracehaven LISW(S) and/or LPCC(S) and maintaining a small caseload.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and up to date client records that meet compliance standards.
  • Responsible to participate in supervisory/team meetings, maintain supervision log, and submit for approval



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Supervision Requirements

  • Collaboratively develop a Learning Agreement in partnership with student intern, field instructor, and field liaison.
  • Attend supervision weekly and maintain documentation of supervision content and hours.
  • Submit Supervision hours to Gracehaven and university each semester.

Clinical/Case Management Responsibilities

  • Maintaining a client caseload of 4-6 sessions per week.
  • Tracking internship hours and submit time logs to your Field Instructor for approval.
  • Maintain accurate and timely clinical documentation.
  • Complete diagnostic assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, discharge summaries as outlined in the Gracehaven Policies and Procedures Manual.


These competencies and behaviors will guide the Supervisor/Field Instructor and Intern in developing the Learning Agreement/Contract and will serve as the guidelines for the intern’s clinical field practicum at Gracehaven.

  • Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior
  • Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice
  • Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice
  • Competency 4: Engage in Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice
  • Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice
  • Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities
  • Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities
  • Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities
  • Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities
  • Competency 10: Articulate and understand a Reformed Christian response to social work and social welfare



EOE Statement

YFC is classified as an Association of Churches and as such our hiring practices reflect that designation. As a religious nonprofit organization, Youth For Christ incorporates within each leader role, the requirement to model, teach, share and live the faith. The relationship between YFC’s mission and each of its leaders is its lifeblood and as such does at all times and in all instances reserve the right to make employment decisions based upon a person’s religious beliefs, personal character and lifestyle consistent with our understanding of the Bible or with our overall goals and requirements for Christian ministry.

We seek to create a workplace that is intentional about Kingdom Inspired Diversity. Our commitment to our employees extends to their opportunities for growth, development, promotion, training and compensation.

We will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the organization.