Southwest Behavioral & Health Services offers an array of integrated behavioral & health internship placements for student’s whose degree program requires an internship. In order to meet the growing needs of our university partners and students, we limit our placements to internships that qualify for credit hours towards either a graduate or undergraduate degree.
We offer internships at many of our community locations, including the surrounding rural areas of Northern Arizona and across the Phoenix Valley. Our programs include Outpatient, School-based, Community Prevention Services, Community Living, Substance Abuse and Opioid Services, Autism Treatment, In-Home Services, plus Court Ordered and Crisis Treatment.
Students participate in specific hands on learning and clinical practices in alignment with school internship requirements specified in the student’s placement agreement. Only students attending schools with an approved Affiliation Agreement will be considered for internship.
At SB&H we pride ourselves in fostering as culture of learning. As a student your training begins on your very first day. Both on-site practical learning and formal classroom training provide the confidence, skills and tools you need to ensure your success. Clinical skills classes are taught by our licensed professionals with additional ongoing education through our Wellness College, Cultural Competency Seminars, plus convenient on-line learning opportunities.
We invite you to respond to a series of questions at the end of your application to help better address your specific placement needs and interests. Upon receipt of your application, our Career Development Advisor will review your placement request and contact you directly with any questions.
Following an internship with SB&H, many students find future employment with us. Our award-winning programs and services over the past 40 plus years gives us pride in what we do to change lives and inspire people in our communities. We invite you to consider joining our team and offering your own unique contribution to our legacy of excellence. Or, search and apply to any job openings that you currently qualify for, and consider employment with us in addition to your internship placement.