Clinical Intern

This position offers you the opportunity to help adults struggling with substance use issues and general mental health conditions to develop new coping skills and navigate their current situation. This position is responsible for providing individual one on one therapy, intake assessments, case management, and ensuring the support provided matches the individual’s needs. The successful candidate will enjoy working collaboratively with numerous team members and agencies while being comfortable with the one on one setting.

Sample Therapy’s culture is centered on the needs of the individuals we serve. We aim to develop and grow our teams to be able to provide the highest quality of care to the individuals we support, while maintaining the small private practice setting feel. Sample Therapy fosters an environment of inclusivity and forward thinking where we drive initiatives forward to meet the needs of the people we serve. We are seeking applicants that are interested in being part of a practice that puts individual needs first. 

What you will learn: 

  • Provide direct supervision and support of clients as related to program and client-specific expectations
  • Colorado state requirements surrounding the rules and regulations of substance use services
  • Implement services for client based on client-specific Individual Services and treatment plans
  • Follow agency policies, procedures and protocols to ensure safety and quality care
  • Promote both social work and Sample Therapy Services values while interacting with client and community 
  • To perform expected tasks as determined by service definitions
  • Implement positive behavior supports and client-specific treatment plans
  • Clinical skills with an emphasis on CBT and DBT practices 
  • How to run a therapeutic group ranging in size and abilities 
  • Administrative skills surrounding case management and team communication
  • Specific strategies and techniques when interacting with behavioral clients


  • Current masters level student at an accredited Social Work, Clinical Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy school AND has a BSW or BA, or a current bachelors level student.
  • Background in mental health and familiarity with basic therapy skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Continually support clients to demonstrate self-determination and independence
  • Monitor and support health and safety for client
  • Organized and able to manage time independently
  • Dependable and available to both peers and clients as scheduled
  • Ability to write professionally
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information
  • Aptitude for organization in implementing new and creative systems
  • Effective verbal, written, and listening communications skills
  • Ability to take direction and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Competency in Microsoft Office programs and related agency software, willingness to learn new systems as necessary
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, growing business with an interest in growth opportunities and increasing responsibility
  • Ability to embrace change and demonstrate continuous flexibility
  • Completion and ongoing competency of all required trainings offered or organized by Sample Therapy Services
  • Able to perform the physical demands of the position
  • Work in the Sample Therapy Services program with any client as assigned who receives services through the agency
  • Attendance at related program meetings as requested by Supervisor
  • Check and respond to emails/voicemails frequently
  • Regular communication with Supervisor to relay critical client-related information
  • Provide detailed, daily documentation of all time spent on identified activities
  • Provide ongoing progress reports to teams and Sample Supports as requested by Program Coordinator
  • Staff is responsible for effectively implementing emergency control procedures and safety control procedures as necessary
  • Works in full compliance with all of Sample Therapy policies, procedures and protocols 
  • Works in full compliance with all of Sample Therapy mandated reporting procedures and protocols
  • Reliable transportation is required to get to work
  • Any other tasks as assigned