PsychiatryMentor Name: Dr. Naomi Swiezy and Dr. Tiffany Neal
- Internship Location:
- Dress Code:
- Professional work attire
- Majors Preferred:
Computer and Information Science , Education, Health Sciences, Health Services Management, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work
- Hours per week:
- Flexible within regular work hours
- The HANDS in Autism Center is a provider of innovative outreach, research, service and technical support. The overall mission of the center and programs offered through the center have been focused on the provision of unique and customized learning and service opportunities ranging from live, real-time to online formats. These are all designed to improve the capacity for understanding both the process and application of strategies to individuals across a range of ages, intellectual and functional abilities, and neurodevelopmental, behavioral, and other challenges. Hands-on training, ongoing coaching, and diverse consultative experiences are offered to foster the building of bridges of information, resources, and collaboration across family, educational, medical, and community systems.
- Internship Duties:
- Examples of projects and duties as a HANDS in Autism program assistant include: hands-on involvement with staff in ongoing projects, preparation for programming and events, coordination of community events and awareness efforts, program-level support of staff working with children and adults with disabilities, and specialized support for programs.