In their applications, internship candidates are asked to choose a track that aligns with the aforementioned Maria Droste programs. All tracks are 24 hours/week. Start dates are early June or mid-August and all internships end by the first Friday in June.

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Programs
Options: Primarily individual, adult clients are provided services on a sliding-scale basis or via Medicaid at our Center. Limited couple, family, or child clients are reserved for Couples & Family interns. We typically only admit 2 or 3 couples and family interns each year.

Children First: Children in Denver Public Schools and some local Catholic or charter schools (K-5, K-8, or 6-8) are provided mental health services within their schools. Services are provided by interns free of charge or via Medicaid.

Integrated Care: Individuals in medical settings (e.g. primary care or geriatric facility) are provided mental health services at their location. Services are provided by interns free of charge or via Medicaid. An example program is a geriatric facility.

Tracks
Combined Adult/Child Track
Interns work in Options for up to 5 hours/week, 10 hours in Children First, and 5 hours receiving training and supervision. This is the traditional track we have had for many years. June or August start. Spots available: 10-12.

Children First Track
Interns work solely with Children First, either a full 15 hours in 1 school or splitting their time between 2 schools, and 5 hours receiving training and supervision. August ONLY start. Spots available: 4-6.

Options Track
Interns work in Options for up to 5 hours/week, 10 hours in intake department emphasizing assessment and referral, and 5 hours receiving training and supervision. June ONLY start. Spots available:2-3.

Integrated Care Track
Interns work in Options for up to 5 hours/week, 10 hours in Integrated Care setting (Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics or Kavod Senior Living for 2016-2017), and 5 hours receiving training and supervision. June or August start. Spots available: 2-3.