The United Arc of Franklin and Hampshire Counties (Adult Services Program)

111 Summer Street

Greenfield, MA 01301

(413) 774-5558

 

Population Served:

  • Adults with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities living in 24-hour staffed group homes.
  • Adults with mild or moderate intellectual disabilities living independently in community-based apartments.
  • Some adults have co-occurring mental health disorders or medical conditions.

Location of internship sites: Greenfield  Accessible by Public transportation: Yes

General job description of what an intern might do (specific descriptions are negotiated on a case-by-case basis):

  •     Observe direct care staff as they help individuals with household chores, recreational activities, money management, medical and psychiatric appointments, and other activities of daily living
  •     Assist Clinical Director with a special project. Examples of past projects: design an assessment tool for individuals with Alzheimer’s, assist individual with completing autobiography, compile satisfaction survey results
  •     Assist a case manager with ISP preparation and documentation

Your availability: Most intern hours are scheduled between 4-9 pm on weeknights or on weekend days. Additional hours are scheduled during the weekday for specific training opportunities. Supervisions with the Clinical Director are scheduled on weekdays.

 

Agency Contact

Melissa Rowan-Decker, Clinical Director

(413)774-5558 x 1030

mrowandecker@unitedarc.org