Internships

Background Check Request
AFC Intern Application

Interns who work at Alliance For Children are given a unique opportunity to not only work in a therapeutic setting, but can also be given the opportunity to work closely with law enforcement, the District Attorney’s office, and Child Protective Services who are housed at each center.  Internships are available through our Clinical and Family Advocate programs and are available at all of our Alliance For Children locations.  Interns are accepted for fall, spring and summer semesters. 

General Internship Requirements:

  • All applicants must submit a resume, complete an application and provide three professional references.
  • All interns must pass a criminal and CPS background check.
  • All interns must be attending an accredited university seeking a degree in social work, counseling or related field.
  • Students must be willing to work some evenings and weekends and be able to provide their own transportation between all three Alliance For Children locations.
  • All interns will attend specific training for their placement as well as child sexual abuse prevention training prior to working with clients.
  • Students must commit to two semesters (nine months) at Alliance For Children.
  • Students must commit to 15 hours each week.
  • Students will agree to participate in weekly supervision with their supervisor.

Clinical Internship Requirements:

  • Applicants must be seeking a master’s level degree in social work, counseling or a related field.
  • Students must have completed practicum and coursework in counseling theories prior to placement.
  • Interns must be willing to work with clients of all ages in a therapeutic and/or group setting.
  • Must attend a monthly Clinical Team meeting.

To apply for a Clinical Internship placement, complete Intern Application (above) and submit your resume and references (3) to Diana Davis at dldavis@allianceforchildren.org.

If you have questions please call Diana at 817-334-0588.

Family Advocate Internship Requirements:

  • Applicants must be seeking at least a Bachelor’s level degree in social work, counseling or related field.
  • Interns must be willing to participate in multi-disciplinary staff meetings, observe and implement family needs assessments, provide case management services when needed, research local family resources, and learn crisis intervention techniques.
  • Interns may also be asked to participate in community events, fund raisers, educational programs and other programs offered by Alliance For Children.

To apply for a Family Advocate Internship placement, complete Intern Application (above) and submit your resume and references (3) to Lindsey Dula at ldula@allianceforchildren.org

If you have questions, you can contact Lindsey at 817-335-7172.

Application Deadline

  • Fall – July 15th
  • Spring – November 15th
  • Summer – April 15th

If the deadline for applications falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, applications will be due the following business day.

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